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Keep up with the travels of photographer Adam Schallau as he makes his way across the southwest visiting America’s National Parks, and other wild lands.

November 2010

South Rim, Toroweap, and Zion


Two weeks, three states, two national parks, seven Desert Bighorn Sheep, 1,724 miles, getting stuck sixty miles from the nearest paved road, one dropped camera, and countless friends. That was our recent trip to Grand Canyon and Zion National Parks. As I'm getting ready to hit the road again in a couple of days, this Trip [...]

September 2010

A visit to Chaco Canyon


A place far from the modern, civilized, world. A place of extremes with brutally frigid winters and scorching hot summers. A place that was once inhabited by the Ancestral Puebloans and was perhaps the trade and spiritual center of their world. A place called Chaco. Located in Chaco Canyon in far northwestern New Mexico, Chaco [...]

A Winter Morning in the Forest


You never know what kind of weather you are going to encounter when visiting Grand Canyon National Park. This past March I made a trip to the canyon to deliver a print that is now displayed in the Park Headquarters, but I also planned to do a little photography. On my second day there the [...]

December 2009

Cypress on the Guadalupe River


Sally and I made a trip to Texas over the Thanksgiving holiday to visit family in the San Antonio area. While we were there, we had an opportunity to spend some time exploring the Guadalupe River near the town of Comfort. I love the Guadalupe and have canoed it many times from Comfort to Guadalupe [...]