Alabama Hills

Alabama Hills are a "range of hills" of rock formations of the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in the Owens Valley, west of Lone Pine in Inyo County, California

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The Beautiful Canadian Rockies

Renowned for their scenic splendor, the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks are comprised of Banff, Jasper, Kootenay and Yoho national parks and Mount Robson, Mount Assiniboine and Hamber provincial parks.

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America's Finest City

Looking across San Diego's Harbor at beautiful Downtown San Diego and the Star of India, currently home-ported at the San Diego Maritime Museum. The other ships belonging to the Maritime Museum are always docked to the north of the Star of India.

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Kinkakuji (Golden Pavilion) is a Zen temple in northern Kyoto, Japan whose top two floors are completely covered in gold leaf. Kinkaku-ji's history dates to 1397, when the villa was purchased from the Saionjis by Shogun Ashikaga Yoshimitsu.

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Lynx Rufus

This Bobcat was photographed in Southern California. With a gray to brown coat, whiskered face, and black-tufted ears, the Bobcat is Defiantly one of my favorite wild cats of the region.

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I don't get much of a chance to photograph Wildlife these days. Working, raising a family keeps me pretty busy. So for now my days of traveling to Afr


Recently I have been getting into Sporting photography. With the ongoing improvement of photographic equipment, digital bodies getting better,


The great thing about macro photography is you don't have to travel to some exotic destination searching for that perfect spot, perfect light, you can


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About John Zapf

John grew up in Upstate New York next door to the Thousand Islands and the Adirondack Mountains. His love of being outdoors was reflected first in his work on a dairy farm beginning at age eleven. His appreciation for nature's beauty grew as he watched his surroundings change with the seasons.


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