Gary Benson (grbenson3 on flickr)'s photos

Kvíslarfoss Waterfall Iceland

07 Aug 2018 27 20 60
Kvíslarfoss is a smaller waterfall downstream of Dynjandi. And it is the one you cannot easily see from the footpath to Dynjandi.

Sandy Beach

18 May 2021 19 8 36
More than 2/3 of Lake Tahoe is in California. Sand Harbor State Park is on the north east shore in Nevada. It is one of my favorite places on the lake. It has a small cove nestled within a larger cove seen here. There are giant boulders everywhere and the water colors are amazing.

Eagle Creek

18 May 2021 6 2 13
Eagle Creek (lower third) begins to cascade (center) as drops over Eagle Falls. In the background is Emerald Bay with it's small island. In the distance is Lake Tahoe.

Garden Club of America Grove

01 Oct 2019 30 16 62
The Avenue of the Giants is a scenic highway in Northern California, United States, running through Humboldt Redwoods State Park. It is named after the coastal redwoods that tower over the route. The road is a former alignment of U.S. Route 101, and continues to be maintained as a state highway as State Route 254

Crater Lake Garfield Peak Trail

04 Oct 2019 19 19 60
Captured near the Crater Lake Lodge on the south rim.

The Liberty Bridge

23 Oct 2015 20 8 51
Captured on the Danube River.

Mykanos Outdoor Dining

17 Oct 2009 21 9 57
The Little Venice section of Mykonos, Greece.

Pink Camelia Macro

Surprise Glacier

26 May 2016 30 17 78
The Port Wells channel in the north western part of Prince William Sound leads to Barry Arm. Turning west into Harriman Fjord leads to Surprise inlet and the Surprise Glacier.

Vermont Maple Sugarhouse

12 Oct 2008 10 2 36
Sugar shacks or sugarhouses are small cabins or groups of cabins where sap collected from sugar maple trees is boiled into maple syrup.


19 May 2021 25 15 66
Multicolored tranquil waters of Lake Tahoe captured from a hill overlooking the shallow boulder framed cove of Sand Harbor on the east shore. Please see at full size.


19 May 2021 7 3 33
With most of it's roots exposed and severed, this pine tree (sugar pine?) still survives. This beautiful beach is part of Sand Harbor State Park on the east (Nevada) shore of Lake Tahoe near the California border.

Seward Boat Harbor

14 Sep 2016 10 3 36
Established in 1964, Seward’s boat harbor welcomes a variety of vessels including the local fishing fleet, charting fishing boats, tour boats, the US Coast Guard Cutter Mustang, and more.

Frozen Lake

29 Mar 2015 8 2 28
Frozen Wiener Lake with the Chugach Mountains in the background. The Chugach Mountains of southern Alaska are the northernmost of the several mountain ranges that make up the Pacific Coast Ranges of the western edge of North America.

Looking Up

01 Oct 2019 36 24 78
Captured on the Avenue of the Giants (Old Redwood Highway). Humbolt Redwoods State Park in California.

First Light

30 Sep 2021 22 17 54
A very dark morning to the west, but the morning sun is sneaking in briefly from the east. Bandon beach on the central Oregon coast.

Devil's Kitchen

28 Sep 2021 43 25 144
Devil's Kitchen is a beach access wayside, part of the Bandon State Natural Area along Beach Loop Road in Bandon in southern Coos County, Oregon. The beach and near-shore waters here are studded with rock formations and sea stacks, large and small. Sea birds abound.

Beach Grass

28 Sep 2021 18 11 60
American Beach Grass is the predominate plant species on many coastal dune areas around the country. It is native to the mid-Atlantic coastal region and the Great Lakes, although is an introduced species in Oregon.

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