My Top Images Of 2019

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This is a selection of my top images of 2019.
Check back later – there will be some late entries.
This selection doesn’t reflect sales, publication, or activities on the web. It simply reflects my opinion.


The locations include Antarctica, Scoresbysund Greenland, Iceland, and Namibia.


Continuing the momentum from the previous year’s experiments I combined more images from the Hubble telescope (in the public domain ) with my own exposures, expanding my series Constellation with new images of deep space as well as stars observed with the naked eye.

Fog and glassy smooth waters in Scoresbysund Greenland offered surprise “straight” additions to my series Revelation. There are many other successful exposures waiting to be finished as composites. The images I released in 2019 all have a primal quality, a felt sense of being in the presence of another consciousness.


Ideas about a living earth have been expanded to a living universe.

Where images in my Land In Land series present married views of the same land in both an overview and a detail seen by looking very closely, images in Constellation present married views of lands and the stars that surround them offering a glimpse into deep space and time. What’s beyond the object, behind the surface, and perhaps even within it shows through.

Magic Moments

We had ten straight days of full sunshine in Antarctica. Amazing!

Still waters and thick fog persisted for several days in Greenland’s, Scoresbysund.

Standing out the door on the rail of a helicopter above Icelandic rivers was thrilling.

It was a very productive year; more than 75 new works released; more than 150 new studies made.

It’s challenging to choose so few images from so many – but it’s insightful. Try selecting your own top 12 images. Try selecting the top 12 images of your favorite artist(s).

View more of my Annual Top 12 Selections here.
View more images in my ebooks here.
View my full Works here.
View my Series videos here.
View new images in my newsletter Collectors Alert.

The Best Of The Best Photographs Of 2019

Hubble’s Latest Portrait of Saturn

The new year is a wonderful time to look at great photographs!

Dozens of media outlets collect their best from the past year.

You’ll find links to the best of the best below.


Time’s 2019 Top 100 Photos
The New York Times Year In Pictures 2019
CNN 2019 Year In Review
CNN’s Best Travel Photos Of 2019
Bloomberg’s Year in Pictures 2019
Bored Panda’s 30 Most Powerful Press Photos Of 2019
Magnum’s Pictures Of The Year 2019
Top AP Photos Of 2019
New York Post’s Best Photos Of 2019
The Guardian’s Best Photographs Of 2019
The Guardian’s A Decade In Pictures 2010-2019
The Atlantic top 25 News Photos Of 2019
The Atlantic The Most 2019 Photos Ever
The Atlantic Photos Of A Decade 2010-2019
Reuter’s Best Photos Of 2019
CBS News Best Photos Of 2019
World Press Photo 2019 Contest Winners
Agora World Photography Competition 2019 Winners
My Modern Met
The Best New Yorker Photography Of 2019
National Geographic
Gizmodo’s Best Wildlife Photos Of 2019
Audubon’s 2019 Photography Award Winners
Business Insider’s Best Wildlife Photos Of 2019
Science’s Favorite Photos Of 2019
Sports Illustrated’s Best Photos Of 2019
The Guardian’s Best Sports Photography Of 2019
Best Photography Books Of 2019 – I
Best Photography Books Of 2019 – II
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More Reasons To Visit Midcoast Maine This Weekend

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This weekend is a great time to visit Maine!

After you enjoy my special exhibit/event …

Caponigro Arts – New Work / Open Studio

… you’ll have so many more exciting opportunities!

Visit the studios of 5 other artists in Cushing.

Pam Cabanas

Vic Goldsmith

Jody Payne

David Sears

David Vickery

Visit 2 small museums

The Langlais Sculpture Preserve

The Olson House

(where Andrew Wyeth’s iconic Christina’s World was painted).

The Cushing Salt & See Art Tour

It also includes 8 private gardens open to the public.

Pick up a map at the Langlais Sculpture Preserve.