Selected sets of images are avilable in the links below. More may be seen at www.braaschphotography.com. Major elements of Gary's work include environmental photography, nature photos, ecosystems, biodiversity, landscapes, plants, animals, birds, climate, Antarctica, cities, patterns, sacred sites.
For a visitor from the West, China can be a writhing dragon of mysteries, contradictions and unfathomable history. It is disorienting in its size, number of people, and of course...
Kenya ReportLast Updated on 2008-05-02 00:48:12Gary Braasch has returned from Kenya where drought was replaced by deluge during November. More »
China ReportLast Updated on 2008-05-02 00:42:58For a visitor from the West, China can be a writhing dragon of mysteries, contradictions and unfathomable history. It is disorienting in its size, number of people, and of course its language. Yet it is a most beautiful land, with breathtaking landscapes, ancient temples and art forms. The Chinese are very friendly and and welcoming to a visitor. I recently spent only a few days there to photograph for my World View of Global Warming project. China has a land area larger than the United States, four times its population, and an insatiable appetite for energy. More »
Aerials and LandscapesLast Updated on 2008-05-02 00:28:15New aerials and landscapes from the Southwest, illustrating landforms, mining and drilling, and the incredible loss of water in Lake Powell, now only 38% full (seen in NY Times Science section, Nov. 2, 2005). More »
Mt. St. HelensLast Updated on 2008-05-02 00:24:23The United States' most famous volcano erupted violently at 8:32 am May 18, 1980. The unexpected lateral blast decapitated the "perfect" peak, and changed the look and the knowledge of the Cascade Range. It also changed the outlook and psychology of many Northwesterners.
I present a portfolio of old and new images of this volcano which I have photographed nearly every year since the eruption. In doing so I honor the three photographers who died at work in the eruption or aftermath, and the other 54 who perished. I also remember and thank those pilots, geologists, writers, editors, fellow photographers and friends who have helped me document the eruption and remarkable re-growth around Mt St Helens. More »