Photographs from the Atacama to Punta Arenas and out to Easter Island.
Sunshine on the Torres
A rare clear day at Torres del Paine National Park. Although the small puffs of cloud hint at changes to come.
Rapa Nui Evening
A restored Moai stands at Rapa Nui (Easter Island) at sunset.
At the edge of Easter Island, the Moai beckon.
Alone with the Gods
A single Moai contemplates the heavens.
A Moai head near the quarry at Rano Raraku, Easter Island, Chile.
Providing a connection between the humans and the gods as the sun sets at Easter Island, the Moai stand as sentinals.
When only perfection is acceptable, the rest are left behind at the quarry of Rano Raraku, Easter Island, Chile.
Waiting for redemption
The Moai wait, for redemption, or maybe restoration.
Valle de la Luna, Atacama Desert, Chile
The hills of the Atacama open out onto the plain, wishing for rain from across the Andes.
As a thunderstorm dissipates in the background, a ridge in the Atacama desert is lit by the afternoon sun.
Las Tres Marias Valle de la Luna
Originally there were three, now there are two. But there is still much salt and little rain on this high plain in the Atacama Desert of Chile.
Edge of the rain
Rain dissipates as it flows west onto the Atacama near San Pedro de Atacama, Chile.
Waiting for a rider
A lone bicycle in the Valle de la Luna, Atacama Desert, Chile.
Torres Del Paine Panorama
The sun settles towards the spine of Torres del Paine National Park in Chile.
Horns of Torres
Evening storm clouds gather over the Horns in Torres del Paine National Park, Chile.
Clearing Storm at Torres del Paine
The horns begin to appear above the glacial runoff emptying from Nordenskjöld Lake, Torres del Paine National Park, Chile.
Torres de Guanaco
Torres y Guanaco. Nada mas necessario.
Clearing Horns at Torres del Paine
Sun begins to break thru the storm clouds over The Horns in Torres del Paine and Nordenskjöld Lake.
Morning at Salto Grande
Near the Salto Grande waterfall, a visitor watches a clearing storm over The Horns and over Nordenskjöld Lake, Torres del Paine, Chile.
One of the glaciers responsible for the magnificent towers and cliffs of Torres del Paine National Park, Chile.
Clearing storm on a Chilean Fjord
Late afternoon sun begins to break through the clouds over a fjord in southern Chile.
Gapeing glacial ice
Peaks of ice on a Chilean glacier seems to be reaching for more snow from the sky.
An intricately shaped piece of glacial ice floats in a Chilean fjord near Puerto Natales, Chile.
Spires and peaks of blue glacial ice above a Chilean fjord.
A crack in the face of a glacier on a Chilean fjord near Puerto Natales.
Just another summer's day in a Chilean fjord as the sun peaks through the clouds and lights up one of the many glaciers.
Rock and Ice
A battle of ancient forces, rock versus ice leaves photographers the winners.
The reflection of an iceberg in a Chilean fjord also reflects the shape of the local cormorants.
Fishing at the foot
Seabirds forage at the foot of a glacier in one of Chile's fjords.
Sea Lion rookery
Sea lions haul out of the icy waters of a Chilean fjord and raise their pups.
Torres falsas del fjord
False towers of the fjords.
Tower and Bergs
Ice from calving glaciers float beneath one of the rock spires in Chile's fjords.
Geese and waterfall
Water drains off the face of a waterfall as a group of ashy-headed geese look on.
El Condor Pasa, Torres del Paine
An Andean Condor soars in the currents near the towers of Torres del Paine National Park, Chile.