Sunrise from Little Porter.
View towards the Northwest from the Goodnow Mountain fire tower.
Moonset over Porter and Cascade from the cemetery in Keene.
View over the St. Regis Canoe Wilderness from the top of St. Regis mountain at sunrise.
A winding stream near Lake Clear as the early rays of the sun angled through the trees.
Puffy clouds over Whiteface on a bright sunny day.
Water Lillies and puffy clouds over an Adirondack lake.
Soft light in the late evening over the St. Regis Canoe Wilderness.
A storm moving in from the West over the High Peaks from the North.
A hiking path near Lake Kushaqua.
Daisies in bloom along the West Branch of the Ausable River near Ausable Forks.
Looking back from a small point of land on a friend's property near Paul Smiths. This property has been in the same family for five generations.
View from the canoe/kayak launch at Franklin Falls at dusk.
Taking a break along the trail to Bald Peak and Rocky Peak Ridge.
The last rays of the sun light up some clouds over the High Peaks.
Swimming in the deep, clear water in the Pharaoh Mountain Wilderness. There is nothing like an Adirondack lake on a hot summer day.
Hiking path near Little Haystack along Lake Kushaqua on a rainy, summer day.
Sunrise from the top of Catamount Mountain looking West over Union Falls Pond.
Meadow and distant mountains along the Adirondac Loj road.
"Solitude" - Before sunrise a lone canoeist glides across Heart Lake in the High Peaks region of the Adirondacks. He was moving so slowly through the mist that he didn't even create a wake.
Milky Way and campfire. Wilderness campsite on Lake Kushaqua. It doesn't get any better!
"Gods Rays" from the top of Catamount Mountain.
Cathy sketching on top of Hopkins Mountain.
Sunlight filtering through the dust coming off of Floodwood Road in the St. Regis Canoe Wilderness.
Sunset reflecting in the wake of my kayak.
Whiteface Mountain from the top of Catamount Mountain in the early morning.
My campsite at dusk on Little Green Pond.
Pine cones on Mount Jo.
Roots and wildflowers.
Early light over the St. Regis Canoe Wilderness from the top of St. Regis Mountain.
Misty inlet near Franklin Falls.
Afternoon hike on Bald Peak.
Late summer afternoon near Saranac Lake. Looking towards McKenzie Mountain and Whiteface Mountain.
Clearing thunderstorm at sunset near Saranac Lake. It was still raining where I stood and the lightning was still active but as the sun set, the clouds broke up in the western sky.
Looking West towards the high peaks over farmland in the Eastern foothills of the Adirondacks.
"The Island" at Paul Smiths VIC. I 'light-painted' the island with a powerful flashlight just after dusk as the stars were coming out.
Misty banks of the pond across from my campsite.
Heading back with my friend Gary in the late afternoon after a day of kayaking on Franklin Falls Pond.
St. Regis Mountain at sunset with Lake Clear in the foreground.
Sunset from my kayak on Indian Lake.
Open-air campsite on a warm summer night.
The Saranac River under the moonlight. A long, 3-minute exposure made the rapids look like molten silver.
Hiking on the trail to Mount VanHoevenberg.
Early morning fog settled into the valleys of the St. Regis Canoe Wilderness.
Moonrise from Low's Ridge.
A old rusted farm vehicle in a meadow in Wilmington at sunrise. The Sentinel Range is in the background.
A lone tree frames a view of the high peaks from the East.
"The Tea House" at White Pine Camp. This Adirondack Great Camp was the summer white house for President Calvin Coolidge in 1926. Among his guests were future president Herbert Hoover.
Adirondack High Peaks from the perspective of a working dairy farm in the Eastern foothills.
Morning on Lake Kushaqua.
I like the broken reflection of this tree near Lower Saranac Lake. The same spot about 2 weeks later was barren looking after all the grass had died and the leaves had fallen.
View from Spread Eagle Mountain.
View from a barren ridge on Jay Mountain.
Paddling across a foggy Cheney Pond during peak foliage season.
I spent the night on a ridge off the trail so I could do some sunrise photography. Instead I woke up to wind and thick fog.
After climbing out of my tent into a thick fog, that lasted for hours, the sun finally started to break through in patches.
Early morning at my campsite on Poliwog Pond in the St. Regis Canoe Wilderness.
As the sun burned away the fog, an apparitional scene appeared as the sun's low rays lit up the receding fog. Cold morning at a campsite near Newcomb.
View from the Goodnow Mountain fire tower at peak foliage season. Getting here for sunrise required paddling across Cheney Pond from my campsite, through that thick fog - by compass (in the dark).
Morning panorama on Lake Kushaqua.
A winding backroad during peak foliage season.
View from the ridge trail on Jay Mountain in the early Autumn.
View from the Goodnow Mountain fire tower at peak foliage season.
View from my kayak on Long Lake in early October.
Sunrise panorama from Little Porter.
Soft late-evening light from Pharoah Mountain.
Southern view from the Goodnow Mountain fire tower.
Sunrise on the trail at Paul Smith's VIC. The air was cool but the water was still warm in the early Fall so the evaporating water condensed into mist in the cool air.
View north on Long Lake from my kayak.
The Moon is setting just before sunrise over a meadow as two deer look up from their breakfast.
Looking east from the Goodnow Mountain fire tower over a cloud inversion in the early morning.
Dappled light at my campsite on Upper Saranac Lake.
The last, warm rays of the sun shine like a spotlight on a small island on Poliwog Pond.
First Fall colors emerge on a misty morning.
Cloud inversion settles into the valleys around Pharoah Mountain.
Sunrise from my campsite in the St. Regis Canoe Wilderness.
View of the sun raking across the fog from the Goodnow Mountain fire tower.
Boulders on Cheney Pond in the Fall.
A boat sets out from a dock on Kiwassa Lake.
The first rays of the sun from the top of Silver Lake Mountain. The warm water from the lakes condensed in the cool air to create mist in the valley.
Peak Fall colors along Route 3 on the way to Saranac Lake.
The low angle of the sun created tree shadows in the fog. A scene from the Goodnow Mountain fire tower.
A cloud inversion settles between the mountains in the High Peaks Wilderness. View from the south.
View of the High Peaks from the North.
View from the bridge in Wilmington.
The fog finally burned off after several hours on the top of Goodnow Mountain revealing a beautiful fall day.
Long Lake at dawn.
Luminous grasses on the shore of Lake Lila.
Kayaks on the beach in from or our campsite on Indian Lake.
The sun starts to shine through the fog on the Bloomingdale Bog trail.
Spider webs covered in morning frost on the Bloomingdale Bog trail.
Misty apparitions on the Bloomingdale Bog trail.
Bloomingdale Bog trail in the early morning fog.
Sunrise over a cloud inversion south of the High Peaks.
I love the way the clouds frame the reflection in this creek near Lower Saranac Lake. The sun provides an exclamation point.
Spot lit section of shoreline opposite Low's Ridge.
I got up early to get pictures at sunrise but the sky was cloudy and the fog was thick. But as the fog started to burn off, some of the sun's rays lit up the opposite shore.
Birches at Duck Pond. I waited for the rain to break to get this shot because the Fall colors always shimmer with wet leaves and diffused light. The balance of the three trees caught my eye.
The first rays of the sun skip across the fog to spotlight the foreground trees on Goodnow Mountain.
A couple enjoys the morning mist and the fall colors at Heart Lake in the High Peaks region of the Adirondacks.
The colors this fall were spectacular. This scene was taken from my kayak on the upper Hudson River. A cloudy, wet day during peak foliage season always serves to make the colors seem more vibrant.
Dawn at Paul Smiths VIC.
Rainbow at sunrise on Little Porter Mountain.
A wilderness beach near Newcomb.
The low angle of the sun lit up this tree while leaving the background nice and dark.
Late Autumn view of the High Peaks from Mount Van Hoevenberg.
Fog in the valleys at dawn looking East from Pharoah Mountain.
Whiteface ski area from Jay Mountain.
Snow blows off the tops of the trees on Corey's Road.
A dusting of snow and a partially frozen stream in the early winter create an intimate, but graphic landscape scene near Lake Placid.
An early snow and a leaning pine tree near Lake Placid set off a stream as it disappears into the distant mountains.
A clearing snowstorm sets off a view of the Sentinel Range near Lake Placid.
Back country ski trail on Rand Hill. We call this section of trail "The Evergreen Cathedral".
Patterns made by trees and recent snowfall.
After a thick snow fell overnight, the snow clung to the branches until the sun started to melt it away.
A grey day after a thick snowfall creates a quiet composition on the way to Lake Placid.
The golden light of early morning reflects a frozen stream glow.
Connery Pond as the ice starts to melt in the early Spring.
Early Spring at Franklin Falls.
As Cascade Lake melted in the Spring, the ice under the surface of the water took on a turquoise-green hue that set off the warm glow of the late sun on the mountains.
I was supposed to be getting some fasting blood work done but the sunrise looked promising so I set off to the lake shore at Ausable Point. I wasn't disappointed. The blood work can wait.
"The Flume" during Spring runoff.
"Water babbles to stone - but stone will not answer" - Tom Robbins
A small cascade on the way up Baldhead Mountain.
Spring runoff creates many intimate landscapes along the aptly-named Mossy Cascade trail.
Barnum Brook at Paul Smith's VIC in the Spring.
The bottom part of this cascade along the Mossy Cascade trail almost looks like a bridal gown.
A mossy cascade along the Mossy Cascade trail on the way to Hopkins Mountain.