Nature & Landscapes

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.