I'm a landscape photographer based out of Des Moines, Iowa. Unfortunately Iowa has neither mountains nor oceans, so I head west for some change of elevation every chance I get!
You only get one sunrise and one sunset a day, and you only get so many days on the planet. A good photographer does the math and doesn’t waste either. – Galen Rowell
In the end, you won't remember the time you spent in the office or mowing your lawn. - Jack Kerouac
There's an old saying: "I never knew it was the chase I sought and not the quarry." - Forrest Fenn
Take nothing but pictures, leave nothing but footprints.
Leave no trace, Sasquatch has been doing it for years.