Solitary tree stands along road in Colorado's front range of the Rocky Mountains. A horseback rider sign is along the road. The tree is set against a colorful sky.
Old Route 66, Oklahoma
This tree stands between Old Route 66 (left), one of the most famous highways in the United States, and its predecessor, Interstate 40. Route 66 was fabled for its use during the 1930s for those escaping the Dust Bowl, and the famous roadside attractions such as diners, gas stations, and motels.
Farmhouse Near Medina, New York
Rural northeastern scenes such as this have been a common subject for artists since the 1800s. Charles Burchfield's paintings informed much of the subject matter I became interested in. This scene is almost completely monochrome aside from the bright red barn and blue sky against white clouds. The leaning powerline cables on the left break up the salubriousness of the scene.
Highway A1A, Key West, Florida
Palm trees stand beside the road in Key West, Florida along Highway A1A, connecting to the Overseas Highway.
Highway Arbor, Central Illinois
A tree and utility pole lean towards a two lane highway.
Along Interstate 86, Pennsylvania
Like many projects, I resisted photographing these trees early on. I thought the simplicity of a tree sitting near the road to be unworthy of a photograph. At a certain point I could no longer resist the urge to take a picture of them, and now they form a large part of what I am searching for.
Lincoln Highway (US 30), Pennsylvania
A tree stump stands between a bush and a powerline. A fence pole in the foreground stands askew. Lincoln Highway was the first major cross-country highway and while many sections have been replaced by the Interstate Highway System, original sections remain intact and allow an intimate glimpse into the American landscape.
Clearing Storm, Montana
A large tree stands beside the road suggesting shelter from a storm. Warm light from a low sun illuminates the clouds near the horizon while grey, heavy clouds loom above. The tree is very dark.
Mt. Peale in the far background, about 40 miles distant, exemplifies the vast landscapes visible in the American West. Road signs and car headlights illuminate the midground as two trees stand in the foreground.
Rocky Gap, West Virginia
A tree stands atop a rocky crest overlooking the valley as the warm light of an overcast sun illuminates the scene. Road signs for Route 19 and 460 point right. A barb wire fence separates the viewer from the tree.
Highway Arbor, Treasure Island, Florida
A large palm tree surrounded by cars and beachfront residential and commercial buildings stands in the median of a roadway. Wires stretch from buildings towards the center of the frame under a partly cloudy sky. An ice cream cone sign frames the left side of the picture.
Henry County, Indiana
A roadway cuts a tunnel through a line of trees in Indiana. Farm fields flank the roadway and trees can be seen in the distance.
Twin Trees, Napoleon, Ohio
Two trees stand together in Napoleon Ohio as twilight descends upon the scene. A streetlight illuminates a facade as walk sign blinks. Road signs for Route 110 East, 108 South and Route 6 suggest travel elsewhere.
Line of Trees, Albany County, Wyoming
The moon sets over Wyoming's landscape with a line of variously shaped trees silhouetted against the sunlit mountain. Wyoming Highway 11 stretches across the frame.
Ocotillo, Joshua Tree National Park, California
A solitary Ocotillo stands along the road in Joshua Tree National Park.
Powell Gravesite, Missouri
A small graveyard sits on a hilltop beside the road, a large tree stump mirrors the gravestone spire with various trees in fall colors across the road.
Along Lincoln Highway, Sherman Summit, Wyoming
This tree stands near US 30 Lincoln Highway between Laramie and Cheyenne, Wyoming.
Sylvan Pass, Yellowstone Park, Wyoming
Sylvan Pass (el. 8,524 feet (2,598 m)) is a mountain pass located in the Absaroka Range in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming.
Along Snowy Range Road, Carbon County, Wyoming
This tree sits on a rocky crest overlooking Wyoming Route 130, which connects the towns of Laramie with Saratoga and Walcott. The tree is on Brush Creek Ranch property, a luxury resort where I worked as the Ranch Photographer in 2017.
Tree along I-80, Maryland
This tree sits along a local two way highway adjacent to Interstate 80 in Maryland. The tree has the anthropomorphic shape of a bird. Tire marks stretch down the road and a railroad crossing is in the mid ground.
I-81 near Grottoes, Virginia
A solitary tree stands between Interstate 81 south and northbound lanes. Various truck and car traffic move along roadway.
Interstate 86, Coopers Plains, New York
A tree stands in the median of Interstate 86 near Coopers Plains, New York, during a March blizzard.