A close-up of moss on a rock taken at sunrise. © Usry AlleyneA wide shot of backlit grass taken at at sunrise near the Albany landfill in California. © Usry Alleyne


Power lines in the form of a “x” with cirrostratus clouds in the background.

Wired Sky

Images looking up at the sky, the clouds and structures in between.


Images of flowers, trees, grass, leaves and plants.


Compositions in which a shallow depth of field is a key compositional element.

First Light

Images shot prior to and shortly after sunrise.


Close-up images of edible items.

Posted Faces

Images of faces on weathered posters attached to lampposts.


Images shot as rain fell.


Images of the bodies of dead animals.