Photographing Balloons at Dawn – Great Reno Balloon Race 2023

Photographing Balloons at Dawn – Great Reno Balloon Race 2023

My journey to The Great Reno Balloon Race 2023 began at the early hour of 4:15 am. My goal was to capture this enchanting event during the predawn hours. Armed with my camera backpack and strong coffee, I embarked on a journey that would test my early hour photography skills.

Carson City, NV Aerial Photography Views

Carson City, NV Aerial Photography Views

New terrific aerial views of downtown Carson City with snow-capped Sierras in the background are available for purchase. If you need high resolution stock aerial views from Spring 2023, these shots perfect to use in your Real Estate marketing, proposals, collateral, prints and more. Contact me for pricing if you are looking for additional images…

Photographing Lake Tahoe in the Morning Fog

Photographing Lake Tahoe in the Morning Fog

Photographing Lake Tahoe in Stunning Fog – Story From a Local Photographer On Monday of this week, I arrived at Emerald Bay, bright and early, at 5 am, aiming to reach my favorite lookout perch above the bay. My intention was to capture the enchanting pre-sunrise glow, as this spot has been, at times, a…

Aerial Photography of Palisades at Lake Tahoe
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Aerial Photography of Palisades at Lake Tahoe

Aerial Photography Views of Palisades at Lake Tahoe Snow accumulation at Palisades Ski Resort has reached 600 inches of snowfall this season as of mid-March 2023. An average year of snowfall at Palisades is about 399 inches. According to the Western Regional Climate Center the snowiest year on record for the Lake Tahoe area was…

Aerial Photography of Sierra Tree Colors in Autumn

Aerial Photography of Sierra Tree Colors in Autumn

Aerial Photography of Sierra Tree Colors in Autumn The Sierra Nevada mountain range in Nevada is a majestic sight during the fall months and a great way to capture the beauty of the season. As summer fades away and the cool air begins to set in, the landscape of the Nevada high desert begins to…

Evan Petty at the Guggenheim Museum, “Countryside, The Future”

Evan Petty at the Guggenheim Museum, “Countryside, The Future”

Big news for me this week! One of my aerials is on display at the Guggenheim Museum in NYC for the latest exhibit. This is a tremendous honor. Rem Koolhaus selected one of my aerials of the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center for the latest exhibit in the Guggenheim “Countryside, The Future”. This exhibition is about…

Aerial Panoramic View of Reno and Sparks Nevada

Aerial Panoramic View of Reno and Sparks Nevada

Here is an aerial panoramic view of Reno and Sparks from Spring 2019. This hi-resolution image is a composite of 7 images stitched together, shot from an airplane on a gorgeous Spring morning. The areas include much of Reno and Sparks as well as Lake Tahoe in the background. Please contact me for more information…

Carson River Flood Aerial Views Spring 2023

Carson River Flood Aerial Views Spring 2023

Aerial Photography Flooding Views Carson City, NV My recent aerial views of the flooded Carson River from Spring 2023. The snowmelt and recent rains have saturated this area of the Carson Valley. This view shows the river jumping its banks and filling the surrounding marsh areas. In the distance you can see the mountains east…

Eagle Falls at Lake Tahoe, CA Mist and Fog

Eagle Falls at Lake Tahoe, CA Mist and Fog

Photographing Lake Tahoe’s Eagle Falls in the Morning Misty Fog A few weeks ago, I embarked on a hike to Eagle Falls at Lake Tahoe, eager to witness the remarkable snowmelt resulting from Tahoe’s epic snowfall this year. For the next hour, I immersed myself in capturing images and relishing the soothing sounds of rushing…

Lenticular Clouds Forming Over the Eastern Sierras

Lenticular Clouds Forming Over the Eastern Sierras

Returning to Reno after a long aerial photo flight I noticed these storm clouds over south Reno. The developing clouds over Mt Rose and high lenticular clouds were indications of intense wind. This developing storm ended up leaving a few feet of snow in Lake Tahoe and a few inches in Reno. The bottom below…