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David M. Cobb is a professional nature, travel and garden photographer.  He has a fondness for long-distance hiking and photographing Japanese Gardens.  His long walks have given him an appreciation for the landscape and wilderness and his Japanese garden make up his books Quiet Beauty: Japanese Gardens of North America and Visionary Landscapes: Japanese: Japanese Garden Design in North America (Tuttle Publishing) and his newest books Oregon My Oregon: Land of Natural Wonders and Washington, Evergreen: Land of Natural Wonders (both on Timber Press) are with the Photo Cascadia team.  His Japanese Garden photo exhibition and images have been shown at the U.S. Botanic Garden, the Royal Botanic Garden, Descanso Gardens, and the Filoli Gardens.  “My goal is to capture the wonders I see in nature for the enjoyment of all those with and eye for the extraordinary.”

Cypress trees and spanish moss in the fall in the Louisiana bayou country. USA
Cypress trees reflecting off a lake in George L. Smith State Park in George, USA.
Fall aspen reflect in a pond in Pearrygin Lake State Park in Washington. USA


Rhododendrons in bloom in the fog of Redwoods National Park, California, USA, spring.