About the Author

Alex is an aspiring young nature photographer based in Olympia, Washington. In 2009, Alex was named Youth Photographer of the Year by Nature's Best Magazine and was subsequently featured in an article on NatureScapes highlighting his accomplishments and beautiful photography. Alex is currently pursuing his bachelor's degree at Evergreen State University. To see more of Alex's work, please visit his website at www.alexmody.com.

Monsoon Light
by Alex Mody | January 26, 2011

© Alex ModyThis past summer, I traveled and photographed for two weeks in Northern Arizona, chasing after the dramatic skies that so enthusiastically present themselves in tandem with the monsoon thunderstorms and intense 100+ degree heat. Simply put, the monsoon is a daily series of extremely powerful and...

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Photographing Great Falls National Park
by Alex Mody | March 26, 2010

© Alex ModyJust ten miles from Washington, D.C., Great Falls National Park is an often overlooked gem of our National Parks system. Here the mighty Potomac River, which acts as a watershed basin for a 11,000+ square mile area encompassing sections of Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania, dro...

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