A collection of some of my favorite images captured in 2018. I was very fortunate this year to be able to make quite a few trips to different locations that enabled me to witness these beautiful sights for myself. All of the images below were captured on a large format camera using 4×5 film from Fuji, Kodak or Ilford.

White Sands Yucca

Lone Yucca among the gypsum sand dunes of White Sands National Monument New Mexico. Captured just after sunset on an Arca-Swiss F-Line Classic using Fuji Velvia 50 film.

Death Valley Dunes

Sand dunes in Death Valley National Park California just before sunset. Capture on a Large Format 4×5 camera using Ilford Delta 100 film that was developed using HC-110 developer in a Strearman Press SP-445 tank.

Dante's Sunrise

Sunrise from Dante’s View in Death Valley National Park overlooking the Badwater Basin. Captured on a Large Format 4×5 camera using Fuji Velvia 50 film.

Spiral

A spiral in the middle of the desert. Captured with an Arca-Swiss 4×5 camera using Ilford Delta 100 film.

Cliff Bloom

Blooms against a red rock wall in a remote canyon in Grand Staircase Escalante Utah. Shot with an Arca-Swiss 4×5 camera on Fuji Velvia 50 film.

Cottonwood Glow

Large cottonwood tree set against a glowing red rock wall in a remote canyon of the Grand Staircase Escalante in Utah. Shot with an Arca-Swiss 4×5 camera using Fuji Velvia 50 film.

Fall Reflections

The colors of fall reflected in the calm waters of a lake in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado. Shot with an Arca-Swiss 4×5 camera on Fuji Provia 100 film.

Orange Aspen

Orange aspen in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado. Shot with a large format 4×5 camera on Fujichrome Velvia film.

Fallen Red Maples

Maple leaves on the ground in the glow of a nearby canyon wall in peak fall color in Zion National Park. Shot with a large format 4×5 camera on Fujichrome Velvia film.

Orange and Yellow Maple

Orange and Yellow Maple in peak fall color in Zion National Park. Shot with a large format 4×5 camera on Fujichrome Velvia film.

Canyon Wall Maple

Bright red maples in front of a canyon wall. Captured with an Arca Swiss 4×5 camera on Fujichrome Velvia 50 film.

Crooked Cottonwood

Crooked Cottonwood tree in a canyon within the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument. Captured with an Arca Swiss 4×5 camera using Fujichrome Velvia 50 film.

Heart of Maples

Maples leaves that had fallen into a sandstone pocket. Captured with an Arca-Swiss 4×5 camera using Fujichrome Velvia 50 film.