The Rio Grande Gorge at sunset taken from near the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge outside of Taos, New Mexico.

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RECENT NEWS and BLOG POSTS

  • The placid Green River enters the imposing canyon, known as the Gates of Lodore, beginning its tumultuous journey through the canyon where it will join the Yampa River in Dinosaur National Monument, Colorado. New Dinosaur National Monument Photos - We have new Dinosaur National Monument photos. These photos have been added to our post about the National Monument. While updating the post, we reorganized all the photos around specific areas in the monument.  Dinosaur is full of geologic and scenic wonders. Be sure to put it on your bucket list of places to go Read more ...
  • Color Space Contemporary Photography exhibition 2018 – Color Space Contemporary Photography Exhibition - One of William’s ferrofluid abstracts has been chosen to be a part of Black Box Gallery's  Color Space Contemporary Photography exhibition. Color Space opens June 1, 2018. The opening reception runs from 6:00 to 8:00 pm and is part of the First Friday Art Walk on the East Side. Black Box Gallery is located at 811 East Burnside St. Read more ...
  • Zen Garden - Open Photographic Folio Making a Photographic Folio to Showcase your Photos - We have been looking for a way to make our fine-art photographs more affordable and easier to sell from our Website. After reading an article by Brooks Jensen, we realized that one way to showcase our photos was to make a photographic folio for several of our collections of fine art photos. The process of Read more ...
  • A group of Greater Sandhill Cranes have just taken off from the over-night pon to begin a long day of feeding in nearby corn fields in Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge in New Mexico. One of several new Bosque del Apache photographs. New Bosque del Apache Photographs - We have added new  photographs to our Bosque del Apache portfolio. In December, we had another wonderful visit to Bosque del Apache. Our timing was just right, because there were tens of thousands of Snow geese and Greater Sandhill cranes. We were especially lucky to catch some spectacular take-offs, beautiful sandhill plumage, and hovering harriers Read more ...
  • Red Cloud Buttes are visible over a picket fence behind one of the adobe officer's quarters in Fort Robinson State Park in Nebraska. New Nebraska Fall Photos Posted - We just posted new photographs taken in Nebraska this last fall. Yellow grasses, sage, and warm light gave the prairie a special glow that captured our imagination. We could almost see pioneers crossing this sea of grass on their way to Oregon. Some of our favorites spots include Scotts Bluff National Monument, Fort Robinson State Read more ...
  • The presidents of Mount Rushmore are nicely framed by one of several tunnels on the Iron Mountain Highway in the Black Hills National Forest of South Dakota. New Black Hills Photos Posted - We just posted new photographs taken in the Black Hills of South Dakota this last fall. The yellow-leaved trees added sparkle to the brooding, dark, pines trees. Some of our favorites spots include Sylvan Lakes, Wind and Jewel Caves, and the Wildlife Loop in Custer State Park. Take a look at the photographs.  
  • 2017 Denver Audubon Society First Prize winner 2017 First Prize in Share the View Contest - William Horton is a 2017 Denver Audubon Society First Prize winner in the Share the View International Nature Photography Contest.  2017 Denver Audubon Society First Prize winner The winning photograph, entitled Serenity, was taken in Plitvice National Park in Croatia. It is an autumn scene that shows the reflection of a tree branch and clouds in Read more ...
  • 1945 Dodge Half-Ton Pickup Truck 1945 Dodge Half-Ton Pickup Truck Article - By William Horton This is the sixth in a series of articles on “Cars we have photographed and loved.” Recently a Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta sold for $38 million USD. Many art-school grads were incensed that a mere automobile could sell for more than prime Picassos and Van Goghs. What they missed is that classic Read more ...
  • 1959 Bentley S1 Saloon 1959 Bentley S1 Saloon Article - By William Horton This is the fifth in a series of articles on “Cars we have photographed and loved.” The Bentley S1 Saloon mixes technical innovation and stalwart tradition. It has become an icon for old money and refined tastes. Download a PDF-version of this article. Where does the the 1959 S1 fit in? 1959 was the last Read more ...
  • 1954 Buick Skylark Sport Convertible - Yellow 1954 Buick Skylark Sport Convertible Article - By William Horton This is the fourth in a series of articles on “Cars we have photographed and loved.” 1954 Buick Skylark Sport Convertible was the Buick Division’s 50th birthday present to itself. Though ostensibly created to compete with Cadillac’s Series 62 convertible, the Buick Skylark served more as a flagship, what today we would call Read more ...
NEW PORTFOLIOS

  • Sugar-coated candy is dissolving in water. In the dissolving candy abstracts portfolio. Dissolving Candy Abstracts - These dissolving candy abstracts look like galaxies and nebulas in a far-away universe. Who knew there were other uses for sugar-coated candies besides eating them?  What's Happening Here? As an experiment, I placed a sugar-coated candy in a black dish filled with 7º C  water. Then, I photographed what happened. For each additional experiment, I varied Read more ...
  • Modern Open-Concept Office Modern Open-Concept Office - We were engaged to document a newly-completed modern open-concept office space. As often happens, the client was unable to schedule a shoot before the tenants moved in. That required that we schedule the photoshoot around normal working hours, such as in the mornings, evenings, or on the weekend. Our client was interested in capturing the Read more ...
  • Microscopic crystals of urea and Epson salt at 10X. Part of the photomicrographs of crystals portfolio. Photomicrographs of Crystals - On cold, snowy, or stormy days, I like to work in my studio and create photomicrographs of crystals. I prepare slides of common household chemicals and photograph them using my microscope and Omax camera.  Portfolio of photomicrographs of crystals The chemicals I use include aspirin, caffeine, borax, Epson salt, salicylic acid (think wart remover), tartaric Read more ...
  • Looking south from Strike Valley Overlook in Capitol Reef National Park. Capitol Reef National Park - Capitol Reef National Park is located near Torrey, Utah. According to the National Park Service, the name capitol refers to the white domes of Navajo Sandstone that resemble capitol building domes, and the name reef refers to the rocky cliffs that are a barrier to travel, like a coral reef. Portfolio of Capitol Reef photographs Read more ...
  • The sun rises over the city of Grand junction, Colorado, and lights up Red Canyon in Colorado National Monument. Colorado National Monument - On the east edge of the Colorado Plateau, along Interstate 70, is Colorado National Monument. Located between Fruits and Grand Junction, this national monument is over 32 square-miles. Colorado National Monument photographs Here are a few Colorado National Monument photographs taken from 23-mile long Rim Rock Drive. Geology of Colorado National Monument When visiting the monument, Read more ...