Sunshine on the Torres

Sunshine on the Torres

A rare clear day at Torres del Paine National Park. Although the small puffs of cloud hint at changes to come.

Rapa Nui Evening

Rapa Nui Evening

A restored Moai stands at Rapa Nui (Easter Island) at sunset.

Ahu Tongariki

Ahu Tongariki

At the edge of Easter Island, the Moai beckon.

Alone with the Gods

Alone with the Gods

A single Moai contemplates the heavens.

Big Head

Big Head

A Moai head near the quarry at Rano Raraku, Easter Island, Chile.

Moai Sunset

Moai Sunset

Providing a connection between the humans and the gods as the sun sets at Easter Island, the Moai stand as sentinals.

Moai Quarry

Moai Quarry

When only perfection is acceptable, the rest are left behind at the quarry of Rano Raraku, Easter Island, Chile.

Waiting for redemption

Waiting for redemption

The Moai wait, for redemption, or maybe restoration.

Valle de la Luna, Atacama Desert, Chile

Valle de la Luna, Atacama Desert, Chile

The hills of the Atacama open out onto the plain, wishing for rain from across the Andes.

Atacama Ridge

Atacama Ridge

As a thunderstorm dissipates in the background, a ridge in the Atacama desert is lit by the afternoon sun.

Las Tres Marias Valle de la Luna

Las Tres Marias Valle de la Luna

Originally there were three, now there are two. But there is still much salt and little rain on this high plain in the Atacama Desert of Chile.

Edge of the rain

Edge of the rain

Rain dissipates as it flows west onto the Atacama near San Pedro de Atacama, Chile.

Waiting for a rider

Waiting for a rider

A lone bicycle in the Valle de la Luna, Atacama Desert, Chile.

Torres Del Paine Panorama

Torres Del Paine Panorama

The sun settles towards the spine of Torres del Paine National Park in Chile.

Horns of Torres

Horns of Torres

Evening storm clouds gather over the Horns in Torres del Paine National Park, Chile.

Clearing Storm at Torres del Paine

Clearing Storm at Torres del Paine

The horns begin to appear above the glacial runoff emptying from Nordenskjöld Lake, Torres del Paine National Park, Chile.

Torres de Guanaco

Torres de Guanaco

Torres y Guanaco. Nada mas necessario.

Clearing Horns at Torres del Paine

Clearing Horns at Torres del Paine

Sun begins to break thru the storm clouds over The Horns in Torres del Paine and Nordenskjöld Lake.

Morning at Salto Grande

Morning at Salto Grande

Near the Salto Grande waterfall, a visitor watches a clearing storm over The Horns and over Nordenskjöld Lake, Torres del Paine, Chile.

Torres glacier

Torres glacier

One of the glaciers responsible for the magnificent towers and cliffs of Torres del Paine National Park, Chile.

Clearing storm on a Chilean Fjord

Clearing storm on a Chilean Fjord

Late afternoon sun begins to break through the clouds over a fjord in southern Chile.

Gapeing glacial ice

Gapeing glacial ice

Peaks of ice on a Chilean glacier seems to be reaching for more snow from the sky.

Glacial spawn

Glacial spawn

An intricately shaped piece of glacial ice floats in a Chilean fjord near Puerto Natales, Chile.

Glacial Creche

Glacial Creche

Spires and peaks of blue glacial ice above a Chilean fjord.

Glacial gash

Glacial gash

A crack in the face of a glacier on a Chilean fjord near Puerto Natales.

Glacial Morning

Glacial Morning

Just another summer's day in a Chilean fjord as the sun peaks through the clouds and lights up one of the many glaciers.

Rock and Ice

Rock and Ice

A battle of ancient forces, rock versus ice leaves photographers the winners.

Ice Duck

Ice Duck

The reflection of an iceberg in a Chilean fjord also reflects the shape of the local cormorants.

Fishing at the foot

Fishing at the foot

Seabirds forage at the foot of a glacier in one of Chile's fjords.

Sea Lion rookery

Sea Lion rookery

Sea lions haul out of the icy waters of a Chilean fjord and raise their pups.

Torres falsas del fjord

Torres falsas del fjord

False towers of the fjords.

Tower and Bergs

Tower and Bergs

Ice from calving glaciers float beneath one of the rock spires in Chile's fjords.

Geese and waterfall

Geese and waterfall

Water drains off the face of a waterfall as a group of ashy-headed geese look on.

El Condor Pasa, Torres del Paine

El Condor Pasa, Torres del Paine

An Andean Condor soars in the currents near the towers of Torres del Paine National Park, Chile.