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Ort - California, United States
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Because I was born and have lived my entire life in the American West, the landscapes, people, culture and values of the West have helped shape who I am today. I feel at home in the mountains and canyons I grew up exploring.

As a photographer, I continue exploring the wild places I fell in love with as a child. Through my images, I want to foster in the viewer an authentic sense of attachment and belonging to the environment. I make images of landscapes that connect me to these places.
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Stormy morning
A winter storm leaves residual fog in the foothills of the San Jacinto Mountains in southern California
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Greg Russell Tomorrow on my blog, I'll have my favorite images from 2012, sort of a retrospective on the year, both in terms of images, and in lessons learned. This is one late addition, though...I made it yesterday, and it illustrates the value of visualization in the image making process.

Growing up within sight of this monolith, I've wanted an image for years, and yesterday the light finally presented itself. It's easily one of my favorites of the year. I hope you enjoy it too.
Tsé Bitʼaʼí - New Mexico, US - Greg Russell
Shiprock (Tsé Bitʼaʼí in Navajo) is a large volcanic plug located in northwestern New Mexico. It plays a large role in Navajo religion and mythology, and is sacred to the tribe.
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hank perry Greg, magnificent! I grew up in Santa Fe, recall many times up there. I've not seen an image of that subject like yours. great work!
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Greg Russell Thanks, Hank! I appreciate that. New Mexico is a great place, isn't it?
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Greg Russell It's probably hard to believe I made this image in southern California! I do love winter, no matter where in the world I find it...
Suicide Rock - California, US - Greg Russell
A momentary clearing in an early winter storm.
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Alister Benn I miss snow big time, hoping for some next month when we take off for a few weeks...
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Greg Russell Thanks, Juanli and Alister! I also miss snow and it is so good to be able to experience it from time to time, especially close to home!
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Greg Russell I just added another image to my portfolio...Aspen Abstraction; I hope you enjoy it.
Aspen Abstraction - California, US - Greg Russell
Vertical pan blur of aspen trees.
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Antonio Martinez Tomas Very good exercise in experimentation, you've seen mine, with a chestnut camera
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rafael rojas Lovely photograph Greg!
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Greg Russell Another new image from a recent trip to eastern California. I had forgotten how much I missed this place, and was fortunate to have some great light...some of my favorite light.
The Sentinel - California, US - Greg Russell
A weathered Great Basin bristlecone pine (Pinus longaeva) snag prepares to weather yet another storm.
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juanli sun The light is very delicate indeed, and great job to get the subtle textures of the cloud.
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Greg Russell Another new image; I've been wanting a manzanita image for quite some time now. I love the way a manzanita's wood curves and moves, and the way it flows. While this isn't exactly what I was expecting, I feel there's a ghostly, ethereal feel to this one. Hope you like it!
Manzanita - California, US - Greg Russell
Skeletons of manzanita bushes create a unique pattern after the sun has set.
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juanli sun I like the subtle blue curves, certainly agree it has sort of ethereal feel, very artistic image, well seen.
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Alister Benn A worthy addition to the portfolio...
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Greg Russell I replaced my previous 'sandstone abstract' with this one. I hope you like it!
Convergence - Utah, US - Greg Russell
Unique, colorful crossbedding in a sandstone alcove
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juanli sun Ho, no, what's happen to the previous one I save to my favorites? :)
But this one is also excellent.:)
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Alister Benn Beautiful curves and lines... the color is sublime..
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Greg Russell Its been too long since I've shared anything new here on I hope to change that in the next couple of weeks as I have some new work to show you. Here's one of a very tight slot canyon I found while wandering around on the Colorado Plateau a few weeks ago...hope you enjoy it!
Into the Depths of the Earth - Colorado Plateau - Greg Russe
A very tight slot canyon leads into the depths of the Colorado Plateau.
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Jackson Frishman Very nice Greg! A somewhat grim take on slot canyons, but I'm liking that!
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Greg Russell Thanks, Jackson!
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Greg Russell I uploaded a late 2011 favorite to my portfolio; I hope you enjoy it! Also, I hope everyone has a happy and healthy new's to great light and photographs in 2012!
Sandstorm - California, US - Greg Russell
Wind blows sand over the crest of a sand dune in late day light.
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Jackson Frishman This one's a beauty, Greg! That sliver of light on the left balances the whole image, the blown sand provides drama,, and the ripples make the dunes seem vast and endless.
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Marco Colombo great portfolio, love "Leaf and mud"
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Greg Russell Today on my blog, David Leland Hyde shares some of his thoughts about the state of creativity in landscape photography in an essay called "Make Your Own Tripod Tracks."

I'm also writing about the importance of sense of place in landscape photography on his blog, in my essay, "Moving Past the Repertoire."

Hope you enjoy them!
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Stephen Gingold May be browser issues? Both have worked for me.
Great posts by both Greg and David. I would guess most here already share these convictions but reads such as these are always worth the time and make for good shares.
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Alister Benn Yip, I got into Greg;s article today. Two super reads, enjoyed and commented vocally on both :-)
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