• Glacial Canyon Myriad

    Immeasurable shades and layers of blue in this weathered canyon of ice, though just a tiny vignette of the Sólheimajökull glacier in South Iceland.

  • Ocean Tumbled

    Scattered over Iceland's Reynisfjara are smooth black stones created by the relentless tumbling by waves of the North Atlantic Ocean.

  • Land of Ice

    Surreal landscape made of solid ice, otherwise known as South Iceland's epic Sólheimajökull glacier.

  • Dyrhólaey Drama

    The afternoon sun drops behind the Dyrhólaey Lighthouse to create a dramatic sight in South Iceland.

  • Birds of Early Light

    Sea birds dot the early morning sky over the volcanic black sands of Reynisfjara and the legendary Reynisdrangar trolls in Iceland.

  • Clouds Over Mojave

    Low lying clouds drift through mountain peaks and float over the Joshua tree dotted Mojave Desert just outside of Las Vegas, Nevada.

  • Peeking Through

    A snowy peak reveals itself through a thick veil of clouds during a seaplane flight through the Southern Pacific Ranges of British Columbia's Coast Mountains.

  • From The Treetops

    Treetop perspective of a temperate rainforest in British Columbia, Canada

  • Wild Rovers

    Free range sheep grazing amongst the majestic scenery of Doo Lough Valley in County Mayo, Ireland. Sheep farmers use various colours and patterns of dye to designate ownership. © Benjamin Padgett,

  • Rocky Mountain Storm

    "Rocky Mountain Storm" ~ Ominous storm clouds drift over the majestic Rocky Mountain National Park

  • Castle Rock

    Looking up to the southeastern portion of Edinburgh Castle atop Castle Rock, including The Great Hall and Half-Moon Battery. The Scottish Crown Jewels and the Stone of Destiny are kept in the tower of the Royal Palace that's topped by the Union Jack flag. © Benjamin Padgett,

  • Glencoe Grandeur

    Hidden lakes below the misty peak of Stob Coire nan Lochan empty to form a ribbon of whitewater between Geàrr Aonach (Short Ridge) and Aonach Dubh (Black Ridge). The stream drops into the River Coe before entering Loch Achtriochtan (Three Sisters Lake), a wee bit of which appears in the distance. A pathway winds through this wondrous landscape of Glencoe in the Scottish Highlands. © Benjamin Padgett,

  • Angel's View of St. Giles Cathedral

    An angel sculpture stands watch at the magnificent St. Giles' Cathedral in Edinburgh, Scotland. Founded in the 12th century, much of the cathedral's interior dates back to the late 1300s. © Benjamin Padgett,

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    PhotoRaconteur: one who shares stories through the visual composition of photographs, each worth a unique set of one thousand words.

    Born and raised in North Carolina, Las Vegas-based photographer Benjamin Padgett captures classic & modern architecture, majestic landscapes and beautiful cityscapes, along with other inspiring visuals found from Hawaii to Ireland and beyond.
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