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

  • 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 ...
  • 2017 Director’s Honorable Mention - Yay! We just got word that William's photograph "Toucan Noir" was give a Director's Honorable Mention in A. Smith Gallery's new show, animalia.  The photograph is a 12 x 12 black and white portrait of a keel-billed toucan, also known as a Sulfur-breasted Toucan or Rainbow-billed Toucan. It is a colorful Latin American member of Read more ...
  • After sunset, lights illuminate the openings of the ten charcoal kilns located at the end of Wildrose Canyon in Death Valley National Park, California. This is a 2017 RMOWP awards winner. 2017 RMOWP Photography Awards - We are so pleased to announce that Bill is a 2017 RMOWP photography awards winner.  He won three Firsts, two Seconds, and three Thirds in the annual photography contest at the 2017 Rocky Mountain Outdoor Writers and Photographers conference in Sierra Vista, Arizona. In addition, he also got seven honorable mentions. Yay! To see all the winners, go to the 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.  
NEW PORTFOLIOS

  • Looking south from Strike Valley Overlook in Capitol Reef National Park. Capitol Reef National Park - Capitol Reef National Park is located near Torrey, Utah. It encompasses almost 250,000 acres of geologically significant desert landscapes. 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 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 ...
  • A view of the Painted Wall at sunset in Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park in Colorado from the Painted Wall View overlook. Black Canyon of the Gunnison - The Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park is a recent addition to our national park system. It was created in 1999. Before that, it was a national monument, established by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1933. Photos from Black Canyon of the Gunnison Here are a few photos taken from overlooks along the South Rim Read more ...
  • View of the autumn Durqango & Silverton Photography train as it makes its way along the Animas River between Durango and Silverton, Colorado. Durango & Silverton Historic Train Durango & Silverton Historic Train - The fall photographic trip on the Durango & Silverton Historic Train is a real treat for any photographer or train buff. Photographs of the Durango &  Silverton train Here are some photographs of the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad train. Taken in the fall of 2013, they depict views of the all-photographers roundtrip between Durango Read more ...
  • View looking west across a profusion of Sneezeweed, Mule's Ears, and larkspur at dawn near the Brush Creek Road southeast of Mt. Crested Butte, Colorado. Crested Butte Wildflowers. Crested Butte Wildflowers - Every July, Crested Butte wildflowers take center stage in the Elk Mountains of Colorado. Self-styled as the Wildflower Capital of Colorado, the area around Crested Butte is a "can't miss" destination for photographers and wildflower lovers. Photographs of Crested Butte wildflowers Radiating from Crested Butte are roads, Jeep tracks, and hiking trails. Along each of Read more ...