January 5, 1948 - December 15, 1989
Bachelor of Science degree in geology from
Ohio State University in 1970.
‘The Water Planet - A Celebration of the Wonder of Water’ - The story of water’s role in earth’s creation, text by Lyall Watson, published by Crown Publishing in 1988.
Contributing photographs for articles:
‘A Walk on the Wild Side’ - WomenSports magazine, text by Alice Derbyshire, July 1976.
‘Paradise Found and Lost on Kauai’ - Outside magazine, text by Michael Rodgers, premiere issue, August/September 1977. (cover and article)
‘The Grand Canyon of the Pacific’ - Mariah magazine, text by Jerry Derbyshire, November 1978.
‘What’s So Special About Rainbows?’ - Outside magazine, text Janet Hopson, June/July 1979.
‘Hidden Corners of the Grand Canyon’ - Outside magazine, text by Edward Abbey, Access and Resources by Jerry Derbyshire, February/March 1980. (cover and article)
‘The Fluttering Fig Leaf’ - MD Journal, text by Robert Bahr, October 1983.
‘Dispatches: Nature’ - Outside magazine, text by David Schonauer, October 1983.
‘Last Frame’ - Outdoor Photographer magazine , August 1987.
Other publications, contributions and covers:
‘The World Guide to Nude Beaches and Recreation’ - text by Lee Baxendall, 1st. addition published by Stonehill in 1981, 2nd. edition published by Harmony Books in 1981, 1983, and 1988. (Chief color contributor and covers on all editons)
‘The 1990 North American Guide To Nude Recreation’ - published by the American Sunbathing Association in 1989.
(cover, chief photographer and photo editor)
‘Hiking Hawaii - The Big Island’ - text by Robert Smith, published by Wilderness Press in 1977. (cover)
Earth Magic - Volume I - 52 color photographs and stories written by Jerry Derbyshire. Published by GeoArts of Austin, Texas in 1985.
Zoom Magazine - 150 Year Anthology - featured as one of the most important photographers in the history of photography in the summer 1989 issue.
Zondervan Book Publishing Company - ‘Streams in the Desert’ wall calendar and engagement calendar - 1998
Warner Bros. Records Inc. - images used on ‘Ocean Blue’ CD cover - 1991
Paul Adams, musician - CD cover images for six albums: ‘Various Waves, Wonder Dancing, A View from the Plain, Energy to Stillness, Property of Water, In The Land Where I Come From’ - 1990-2008
VIDEOS & MULTI-IMAGE PRODUCTIONS
Earth Magic - A Festival of Light - 30 minutes of choreographed color photography illustrating six metaphors, in synchronization with an original New Age music sound track in high fidelity stereo. The music is composed and performed by New York jazz musician Paul Ostermayer.
Na Pali - The Rainbow Coast - 30 minutes of choreographed photography illustrating the Na Pali coast and Kalalau Valley of Kauai, Hawaii. No sound track as of this date but we intent to have an original sound track created.
Grofe’s Grand Canyon Suite - 10 minutes of choreographed photography illustrating the first piece of Grofe’s Grand Canyon Suite.
Franklin Institute of Science Museum, Philadelphia, PA - Greenhouse Earth exhibit, 1991
The Science Museum of Minnesota - images used in the permanent science hall - 1991
“Nudes in Nature” private collection of Ben Schmidgall - shown in colleges in Illinois, Florida, Syracuse, NY, South Dakota, Minnesota and Pennsylvania - 1993
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth - exhibit ‘Naked’, Rainbow Gathering images - 1992
1971 - High school teacher at The Selwyn School, Denton, Texas. Taught biology, chemistry, physical science and photography.
1972 - 1973 - DBA International Photographs, Fort Worth, Texas. Retail print sales and custom frames distributed by Pier I Imports
1973 - Spend the year hiking end-to-end on the Appalachian Trail, Georgia to Maine, 2,200 miles in 180 days..
1974 - 1976 - Westinghouse Corporation, Architectural Systems Division, Grand Rapids, Michigan.
1977 - 1978 - Shoot three assignments for Outside magazine. Kalalau Valley, Kauai, 1977; The Rainbow Gathering, Gila National Forest, NM, 1977; and Caving, Arkansas Ozarks, 1978.
1979 - 1980 - Property manger for Paul J. Vincent Management Company, Austin, Texas.
1980- 1984 - Primitive backcountry travel for book series collaboration with Lyall Watson and multi-image projects.
1985 - 1989 - DBA GeoArts, Austin, Texas. (1989 - six months travel in the western US to collect photographs for the ASA 1990 Park Guide)
Al-Can Highway, Kenali National Park, Glacier Bay National Park.
Arizona - Grand Canyon (extensive), Paria and Marble Canyons, Sycamore Canyon Wilderness, Verde River. New Mexico - Chaco Canyon, Gila Wilderness, White Sands National Monument. Texas - central and east. Utah - Arches National Park, Bryce National Park, Esclante Primitive Area, Natural Bridges National Monument, Zion National Park.
Blue Ridge Mountains, Mid-Atlantic States, New England.
Banff and Jasper National Parks, Queen Charlotte Islands, Vancouver Island.
Lesser Antilles - Antigua, Guadeloupe, Saint Martin. Mexico - The Yucatan Peninsula.
England, Scotland, Wales.
Great Lakes Region
Lake Huron’s North Channel Islands, Lake Michigan’s shoreline dunes, Lake Superior, Isle Royale.
Hawaii - The Big Island. Kauai - Na Pali Coast and Waimea Canyon.
Pacific Coast States
California - Big Sur, Death Valley, Kings Canyon, Point Reyes, Sequoia, Shasta-Trinity Alps, Yosemite. Oregon - Coastal dunes and the coastline, Columbia River Gorge, Kalmiopsis Wilderness, Strawberry Mountains. Washington - Mount Rainier, Olympic Peninsula.
Rocky Mountain States
Colorado - Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Collegiate Wilderness, Great Sand Dunes, Holy Cross Wilderness, Maroon-Bells Wilderness, Sangre de Cristo Mountains, San Juan Mountains. Idaho - Assorted hot springs, Sawtooth Mountains. Wyoming - Tetons, Yellowstone.
Arkansas Ozarks, East and central Texas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi.