The ever-increasing number of galleries and images on my site make it difficult to find "the very best" if you don't have time to view everything. Accordingly, I've created this gallery to showcase some of my favorites from the entire range.

 

 

Gaillardia, Beutter Park, Mishawaka, IndianaPink coneflowers, Beutter Park, Mishawaka, IndianaPink coneflower, Beutter Park, Mishawaka, IndianaGaillardia, Beutter Park, Mishawaka, IndianaPink coneflowers, Beutter Park, Mishawaka, Indiana

Daisies at dusk, South Bend, IndianaDaisies at dusk, South Bend, IndianaDaisies at dusk, South Bend, IndianaDaisies, South Bend, IndianaClematis, South Bend, Indiana

Japanese Iris, South Bend, IndianaBlack-eyed susan, South Bend, IndianaJapanese Iris, South Bend, IndianaJapanese maples, Shiojiri Garden, Mishawaka, IndianaAgave, Potawatomi Conservatory, South Bend, Indiana

Large White Trillium, Trillium Ravine, Niles, MichiganBleeding Heart, South Bend, IndianaCrabapple blossoms, South Bend, IndianaBougainvillea, Potawatomi Conservatory, South Bend, Indiana

Yellow coneflowers, South Bend, Indiana

Infrared: Catalpa tree, St Joseph River, Merrifield Park, Mishawaka, IndianaInfrared: Potato Creek, Potato Creek State Park, Indiana

Infrared: Pumpkinvine Nature Trail, Elkhart County, IndianaInfrared: Pumpkinvine Nature Trail, Elkhart County, IndianaInfrared: Pumpkinvine Nature Trail, Elkhart County, IndianaInfrared: Pumpkinvine Nature Trail, Elkhart County, Indiana

Picture: Jake's Creek, Elkmont, Great Smoky Mountains National ParkPicture: Anderson Falls, east of Columbus, IndianaPicture: Cove and pines in rain, along Loop Road, Acadia National Park, Maine

Picture: Elliott Creek, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Upper Peninsula, MichiganPicture: Dwarf Lake Iris, Ridges Nature Sanctuary, Door County, WisconsinPicture: Falls on the Beaver River, North Shore of MinnesotaPicture: Rocks and leaves, dry bed of Little Pigeon River, Greenbriar, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TennesseePicture: Sunset, Lake Michigan, Door County, Wisconsin

Picture: Dry Falls, Highlands, North CarolinaPicture: Sunset from Clingman's Dome, Great Smoky Mountains National ParkPicture: Maples, White Birches and Morning Mist, Council Lake, Hiawatha National Forest, Upper Peninsula, Michigan

Picture: Sequoia trunks and sunbeams, Giant Grove, Sequoia National Park, CaliforniaPicture: Stargazer lilyPicture: Potato Creek State Park, IndianaPicture: Fishing Cone and Yellowstone Lake, Yellowstone National Park, WyomingPicture: Heaven's Peak, Glacier National Park, Montana

Picture: Main Terrace, Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, WyomingPicture: Mather Point panorama, Grand Canyon National Park, ArizonaPicture: Main Terrace, Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Picture: Half Dome at sunset, Glacier Point, Yosemite National Park, CaliforniaPicture: Red Jack Lake, south of Munising, Hiawatha National Forest, Upper Peninsula, MichiganPicture: Storm clouds over Powell Point, Grand Canyon National Park, ArizonaPicture: Sunrise, Lake of the Clouds, Porcupine Mountains State Park, Upper Peninsula, MichiganPicture: Phalaenopsis orchid (backlit)

Picture: Dawn, Foothills Parkway, Great Smoky Mountains National ParkPicture: White birches, Halfmoon Lake, Hiawatha National Forest, Upper Peninsula, MichiganPicture: Sunrise, Foothills Parkway, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Picture: Anderson Falls, east of Columbus, IndianaPicture: GladiolusPicture: Providence Canyon State Park, GeorgiaPicture: Gooseberry Falls, Gooseberry Falls State Park, North Shore of Minnesota

Picture: Water, leaves, rock in Little Pigeon River, Greenbriar, Great Smoky Mountains National ParkPicture: Fall color, Little River, Elkmont, Great Smoky Mountains National ParkPicture: Gnarled cedar, Gooseberry Falls State Park, Minnesota

Picture: Colorful Gerbera daisiesPicture: Sunset over Lake Superior, south of Copper Harbor, Keweenaw Peninsula, MichiganPicture: SunflowerPicture: Colorful autumn foliage, Tremont, Great Smoky Mountains National ParkPicture: Dawn, Boulder Beach at Otter Cliffs, Acadia National Park, Maine

Picture: Moss-covered boulder and colorful reflections, Middle Prong of Little River, Tremont, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TennesseePicture: "Oriental" panorama, Dawn, Glacier National Park, MontanaPicture: Moss-covered rocks and rushing cascade, Roaring Fork, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee

Picture: Great Fountain Geyser, Yellowstone National Park, WyomingPicture: Cascade above Laughing Whitefish Falls, Upper Peninsula, MichiganPicture: Mayapple leaves, Spicer Lake County Park, IndianaPicture: Panorama Point overlook, Badlands National Park, South DakotaPicture: Phalaenopsis orchidPicture: Sunset over Lake Superior, south of Copper Harbor, Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan

Picture: Bluebonnets and Paintbrush, Brenham, TexasPicture: White birches, Halfmoon Lake, Hiawatha National Forest, Upper Peninsula, MichiganPicture: Dawn mist, Bond Falls, Upper Peninsula, Michigan

Picture: Gnarled trees in fog, Potato Creek State Park, IndianaPicture: Maples, Otter Lake, south of Munising, Upper Peninsula, MichiganPicture: Overlooked Falls, Porcupine Mountains State Park, Upper Peninsula, MichiganPicture: Sunrise, Pete's Lake, Hiawatha National Forest, Michigan

Picture: Moccasin Lake, Hiawatha National Forest, Upper Peninsula, MichiganPicture: Sunrise panorama, Wild Goose overlook, Glacier National Park, MontanaPicture: Prickly Pear cactus, Northern Indiana

Picture: Sun burning through morning fog, Lady Bird Grove, Redwood National Park, CaliforniaPicture: Petrified Wood, Petrified Forest National Park, ArizonaPicture: Rabbit Creek, Firehole Lake Drive, Yellowstone National Park, WyomingPicture: Lighthouse, St Joseph, Lake Michigan, MichiganPicture: Waterfall and mossy rocks, Tremont, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee)

Picture: Le Conte Creek, Roaring Fork, Great Smoky Mountains National ParkPicture: Panorama Point overlook, Badlands National Park, South DakotaPicture: Lichen-covered rocks, Roaring Fork, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Picture: Phalaenopsis orchidPicture: Sunset, Teton Range from Signal Mountain, Grand Teton National Park, WyomingPicture: Poppy (intense backlight)

Picture: Pines in morning mist, El Capitan Meadow, Yosemite National Park, CaliforniaPicture: Thunderstruck Ridge Overlook, Blue Ridge Parkway, North CarolinaPicture: Maple leaf, Elkmont, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee

Picture: Crashing wave at Beaver Bay, Lake Superior, MinnesotaPicture: Phragmepedium orchidPicture: Crashing surf, near Otter Point, Acadia National Park, MainePicture: Frosted trees, Lake of the Clouds,  Porcupine Mountains State Park, Upper Peninsula, MichiganPicture: Cathedral Rocks, Oak Creek Canyon, Sedona, Arizona

Picture: Backlit waves at sunset, Sanibel Island, FloridaPicture: Sunset over Lake Superior, south of Copper Harbor, Keweenaw Peninsula, MichiganPicture: Yellow Pansy

Picture: "Oriental" ridges at dawn, Foothills Parkway, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TennesseePicture: TulipsPicture: Fall color, Roaring Fork, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TennesseePicture: Lower Yellowstone Falls from Artist Point, Yellowstone National Park, WyomingPicture: Sunrise, Foothills Parkway, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee

Picture: Dawn, Cannon Beach, OregonPicture: Fresh spring greenery along Porter Creek, Greenbriar, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee - Panorama

Picture: Large White Trillium, Door County, WisconsinPicture: Rhodendron and Redwood trees, Del Norte State Park, CaliforniaPicture: Multnomah Falls, Columbia River Gorge, OregonPicture: Pioneer cabin and fall color, Roaring Fork, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TennesseePicture: Bigleaf Maples, Hoh Rain Forest, Olympic National Park, Washington