Ian Shive is one of the most published photographers in the world for his stunning landscapes and nature conservation images. His work has appeared in numerous publications and has received critical acclaim and awards. Most recently Ian was bestowed the 2011 Sierra Club Ansel Adams Award for Conservation Photography for his body of work and contribution to the preservation of the environment, especially his work in America’s National Parks. Below is just a small sampling of Ian’s most celebrated works:
The cover of Ian’s best-selling book, The National Parks: Our American Landscape, photographed in 2006 overlooking the Snake River in Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming.
This image, taken in Glacier National Park, Montana, became the cover of the paperback edition of Ian’s successful National Parks book.
Janos Grasslands, the largest intact grasslands in North America. Mexico.
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, Upper Peninsula, Wisconsin.
Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
Canyonlands National Park, Utah
A giant sequoia reaches for the stars. Long exposure, no digital manipulation. Sequoia National Park, California
Lake McDonald, Glacier National Park, Montana
Aerial view of 70 Mile Islands and surround reef, Palau, Micronesia
Mt. Iliamna, an active volcano, photographed mid-winter from the air, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Teddy-bear Cholla cactus, Joshua Tree National Park, California
Delicate Arch, Arches National Park, Utah
Cavern Point overlook, Santa Cruz Island, Channel Islands National Park, California
Beach Number Two, Olympic National Park, Washington
A Mountain Goat looks over Hidden Lake, Glacier National Park, Montana
Terraced waterfalls of Krka National Park, Croatia.
The critically endangered Channel Islands Fox, Santa Cruz, Channel Islands National Park, California
American Bison, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
Salt flats of Badwater Basin, Death Valley National Park, California
Detail of old-growth forest, Northern California
El Capitan, Yosemite National Park, California
Detail of California Poppies.
Grey Wolf, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
Pathway through tall spring grasses, Channel Islands National Park, California
Acadia National Park, Maine
Punalu’u Black Sand Beach, Hawaii
Autumn, Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee
Orchid, Great Cypress National Monument, Florida
Little Antelope Canyon, Arizona
Chickee in the Florida Everglades back country.