Photo of a Fossilized Fish

This is another fossilized fish from the Green River geological formation, Kemmerer, Wyoming. A member of the Phareodus genus, this specimen was preserved in the fine sediment of an ancient lake. It is thought to be about 40 to 50 million years old, from the Eocene Epoch of the Cenozoic…
July 7, 2008

Fossil Fish

This fossil fish was collected at the Green River geological formation, Kemmerer, Wyoming. Well preserved deep in the sediment of an ancient lake, this fossil fish is estimated to be about 40 to 50 million years old, from the Eocene Epoch of the Cenozoic Era. From a private collection. Fossil…
July 6, 2008

Bubble Rings

Bubble Ring Day. It was so hot in the desert today all we could do was swim in the pool. Good thing I had my trusty uber-unterwasser-oring-foto-kamera along. We blew off some fine bubble rings and had fun watching them wobble and grow as they floated up through the water.…
June 8, 2008

Late Night Run to the Ice Machine

As soon as we check into a hotel room, any hotel room, one of my kids always has to make a run to the ice machine. What's up with that? Girl walks down hotel corridor at night, carrying ice bucket, abstract blur time exposure. Image ID: 20571
April 7, 2008


We checked out the web logs for the first time in a while. is receiving about 200,000 visitors and 300,000 visits a month, not counting crawlers (e.g., Google, Yahoo, MSN), that's over two million visitors each year. It is increasing each month (probably in sync with the increase in…
October 9, 2006

Wonders of America Stamps — Redwood Photo

One of my redwood tree photos was used as reference for the redwood tree stamp appearing as part of the United States Postal Service's new commemorative issue Wonders of America :: Land of Superlatives. Released on May 27th, 2006, this stamp pane features 40 natural and man-made wonders of the…
June 21, 2006

Baja California to the Bering Sea Cover

My photograph of a schooling jacks in the Sea of Cortez appeared on the cover of Baja California to the Bering Sea, a report on marine priority conservation areas issued by the Commission for Environmental Cooperation of North America and the Marine Conservation Biology Institute (Morgan, Maxwell, Tsao, Wilkinson and…
April 7, 2006

All Animals Cover

My photograph of a neonate gray whale calf underwater near the Monterey Peninsula appeared on the Summer 2002 cover of the All Animals magazine, the official publication of the Humane Society of the United States: A neonate gray whale calf, born just hours before, still exhbiting embryonic folds in the…
April 6, 2006

Ecology Letters Cover

In addition to the cover of Nature a few years ago, I've had interest from other scientific and peer-reviewed journals recently. My photograph of a scalloped hammerhead shark appeared on the October 2005 cover of Ecology Letters, to accompany Direct and indirect fishery effects on small coastal elasmobranchs in the…
April 5, 2006

Where Cover

My photograph of a gray whale blowing as it surfaces along the Big Sur coast appeared on the cover of the Where magazine: Gray whale, blow.Image ID: 01173Species: Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustusLocation: Big Sur, California, USA
April 4, 2006