Photo Of The Day – Kathmandu Sunset #5

Title: Kathmandu Sunset #5 Location: Dharahara Tower, Kathmandu, Nepal, Asia (27°42’2.02″N  85°18’42.86″E) Description: Destroyed in the earthquake of 2015, Dharahara Tower was the tallest building in Kathmandu at the time. It had survived a number of previous earthquakes (one of which removed two stories at its top) but ultimately fell Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – The Layers Behind San Bernardino

Title: The Layers Behind San Bernardino Location: Rim Of The Word Highway, San Bernardino, California, USA, North America Description: There’s a little embellishment going on here and I like it (the colors were really more toward blue). The view is from the Rim Of The World Highway leading Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Desert Minaret

Title: Desert Minaret Location: Haddis, Al Batinah North, Oman, Arabian Peninsula, Asia (23°11’12” N  57°37’20” E) Description: One fact I learned quickly in traveling through Oman, the minarets are usually quite colorful and unique. Camera Canon 7D Lens Canon 28-300mm L ISO 100 Focal Length 110mm Aperture f/8 Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Morning on the Columbia River

Title: Morning on the Columbia River Location: Columbia River between Washington & Oregon, USA, North America Description: A beautiful morning on the lower section of the Columbia River, just before it abruptly greets the Pacific Ocean, is punctuated with perfect light. This photo wasn’t hard to take and fairly Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Los Angeles Below The Griffith Observatory

Title: Los Angeles Below The Griffith Observatory Location: Los Angeles, California, USA, North America Description: The lights of Los Angeles, California spread out below the Griffith Observatory. While the immense city lights make this an unlikely spot to view the stars, it is, in fact, an easy way Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Orange County Sunset Panorama

Title: Orange County Sunset Panorama Location: Orange County, California, USA, North America Description: The hills over Orange County, California, are a wonderful location to capture beautiful sunsets, especially when clouds roll in off the Pacific Ocean. Panorama stitched from 20 individual images. Camera Canon 7D Lens Canon 28-300mm Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Golden Sunset

Title: Golden Sunset Location: Wadi Musa, Jordan, Asia Description: Being in the right place at the right time really helps. Desert sand and dust makes for perfectly golden-orange sunsets in Jordan. Camera Canon 7D Lens Canon 28-300mm L Shutter Speed 1/320 Aperture f/7/1 ISO 100 Focal Length 300mm Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Photographers At Daybreak

Title: Photographers At Daybreak Location: Point Reyes National Seashore, California, USA, North America Description: A different view on the same scene as a few days ago (check it out here), but this time with the human element prominent. Along with a rather large lens, a Sigma 50-500mm, courtesy Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Porter On The Trail

Title: Porter On The Trial Location: Above Pheriche, Nepal Description: This is our porter for the last photo trek in Nepal. His name is Rabin and he was all smiles, even when I pointed the camera at him (a lot of Nepali take on a stern face for Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Machu Picchu Panorama

Title: Machu Picchu Panorama Location: Machu Picchu, Peru Description: Stitched from 20 images taken in a vertical orientation, this image compromises some 26MP of information. The full version will soon be available for zooming. Photography Creative Commons Copyright Peter West Carey

Photo Of The Day – Fire Behind The Olympics

Title: Fire Behind The Olympics Location: Puget Sound, Washington, USA Photograph Copyright Peter West Carey This photo is available for individual sale as a print, or as part of the MOUNTAINS – 2010 Calendar

Photo Of The Day – Calm Evening – Nepal

Title: Calm Evening Location: Gokyo, Khumbu Himal, Nepal (MAP) Description: Taken just after sunset in the high Himalayas, Third Lake is a perfect reflector for the golden colors painted on the clouds before a lower fog sets in for the night.  If you’re interested in seeing this region, Continue Reading →