light impressions by vitali prokopenko

rampart lakes

9/9/2018

kenai fjords

8/22/2018

hawaiian sun

6/12/2018

tulips of skagit valley

4/29/2018

colors of autumn

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Death Valley is a transitional zone in the northernmost part of the Mojave Desert and is five mountain ranges removed from the Pacific Ocean. Three of these are significant barriers: The Sierra Nevada, Argus Range, and the Panamint Range. Air masses tend to lose their moisture as they are forced up over mountain ranges, in what climatologists call a rain shadow effect.

rain shadow

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dream worlds

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Palouse is an unique place in the Eastern Washington with its rolling hills and a Steptoe Butte standing high in the middle.

rolling hills

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olympic

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red rock

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hawaiian sun

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close encounters

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water in motion

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rainier wonderland

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nature mosaic

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sierra nevada

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california

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winter in canadian rockies

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mono world

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