It’s getting to be that time of year. No, not the wildly inflated Christmas holiday season that consumes everything else, but the end-of-the year round-ups of the year’s events. You know the ones — highlights and lowlights of 2016, most… Read More ›
This watercolor-like scene is “Under the Waves” by photographer Christopher Markisz. His caption: “Waves of fog roll over a neighborhood in Mill Valley, California, as seen from the top of Mount Tamaulipas.” The photo is one of hundreds of entries in National Geographic’s… Read More ›
Let’s all take a deep breath, kick back, and enjoy another great photograph from Estes Park, Colo., photographer Erik Stensland. “Moonlight Surprise” features a gleaming harvest moon rising over Twin Sisters, just south of Estes in Rocky Mountain National Park. The… Read More ›
Note: When I started Pied Type in 2007 by combining several older blogs, I overlooked this Sept. 2000 article from my old Everwild website. When I stumbled across the photo today on the internet, I remembered my story and was dismayed to discover I’d… Read More ›
This photograph may well become as iconic as Jeff Widener’s 1989 “Tank Man” photo featuring a lone man confronting a column of tanks in Tiananmen Square. Such a striking contrast here: a lone black woman in a soft flowing dress standing quietly as… Read More ›
Estes Park photographer Erik Stensland posted this beautiful image of Longs Peak on his Facebook page, June 1, 2016. I love how it captures the play of sunlight and clouds.