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  • Reddish brown mountain with melting snow forming a network of waterways.
    Road leading through a green valley and mountain pass to a snow-covered mountain peak.
    Green and yellow trees along a valley floor climbing up a peak into clouds with a wintery forest scene above.
    Looking over a green vineyard into a valley of farmland with mountains in the background and palm trees in the foreground at twilight.
    Green vineyard rows lead to layers of purple mountains under an orange sky.
    Long exposure of car lights trace the path of a highway through a vineyard landscape at dusk.
    The Milky Way spans the night sky above vineyards with the distant lights from Highway 101.
    Red rock formation with night sky and Milky Way behind it.
    Big Sur coastline at night with streaking headlights along Highway 1.
    Bright yellow, orange and red leaves in a vineyard landscape with a clearing storm over the Salinas Valley
    Silhouette oak at sunset.
    Oak tree obscured by fog.
  • Green Chardonnay grape vines line the foreground with the Salinas Valley and City of Gonzales under a shroud of gray clouds, and golden Gabilan Mountains in the background.
    Green vineyards in the foreground lead into the Salinas Valley with red sunlit mountains in the background and a tobacco sky.
    Road leading through a vineyard into the sunset.
    The Lucia Highlands Vineyard on a spring evening with the lights of Gonzales, the Salinas Valley, and Gabilan Mountains in the background under a blue night sky.
    Green and yellow vertical curvy parallel rows grape vines in the spring.
    Silhouette of an old army watch tower in front of a sunset over the Monterey Peninsula.
    Cows drinking from a trough at sunset with the Pacific Ocean and Pt. Sur Lighthouse in the background.
    Two geese standing in a fall-colored vineyard
    Single mountain peak with glacial streams in the foreground and dramatic clouds in the sky.
    Green hills, blue snow capped mountains, and dramatic clouds.
    Shaded green tundra valley leading into a sunlight patch with dark blue mountains and dramatic clouds in the background.
    River winds through a plush green valley dappled with sunlight.
  • Floral meadow stretches out to reddish orange mountains with blue snow-capped mountains behind them with dramatic clouds.
    Streams from glacial melt fill a valley leading into tundra and different colored mountains with dramatic clouds.
    Streams from glacial melt fill wind through a valley leading into dark snow-capped mountains with dramatic clouds.
    Green, blue and purple mountains with dramatic storm clouds.
    Green tundra leading to colorful mountains and dramatic clouds.
    Green tundra leading to dark colored mountains and dramatic clouds with stream in the foreground.
    Green tundra leading to dark colored mountains and dramatic clouds.
    Panoramic photo os expansive landcsape of tundra glacial rivers, mountains, and storm clouds.
    Rivers of glacial melt wind through a valley leading into mountains with storm clouds.
    Green tundra leading to dark colored mountains and dramatic clouds with river in the foreground.
    Large reddish orange mountain on the left with a smaller snow-capped blue mountain in the distance on the right.
    Rows of pruned grape vines with mountains and clouds in the background.
  • Looking out from under a large oak tree towards the city lights of Soledad across vineyards and the Salinas Valley.
    Night falling across the Salinas Valley and the City of Soledad from Hahn’s vineyards.
    Looking through green spring vineyards rolling over hills at the base of mountains against a sunset sky with 2 oak trees silhouetted.
    Looking through green spring vineyards rolling over hills at the base of mountains against a sunset sky.
    Vineyard rows leading off into the horizon and mountains.
    Looking over a green vineyard into a valley of farmland with mountains in the background in the late afternoon.
    Hillsides covered with vineyards and orchards in fall colors with dark clouds overhead.
    Looking down vineyard rows into a valley of city lights and fog with mountains beyond.
    Green and blue mountains with dramatic storm clouds and traces of snow.
    Road leading through a green valley and mountain pass to a snow-covered mountain peak.
    Massive snow-capped mountain peaks leading down into a plush green valley with 2 people very small in the lower corner.
    Bright oranges, yellows and greens from trees in autumn reflecting off a lake.
  • View of a distant mountain through a green mountain pass with dramatic storm clouds.
    Vineyard rows leading to mountains.
    Looking down vineyard rows at a tree with more vineyard rows in the background.
    Yellow and green vineyard rows.
    Green vineyard rows.
    Wildflowers and vineyard rows.
    Vineyard rows leading off into the horizon and mountains.
    Road running up hill between vineyard rows to green mountains with clouds in the sky.
    Late afternoon golden light brightens golden hills and red mountains dotted with oak trees
    Alien lights spinning around the natural Pinnacles landscape.
    Green bushy vineyards with some fog in the background.
    Artichoke field with town in background.
  • Looking through green spring vineyards rolling over hills at the base of mountains against a blue sky.
    Looking through green spring vineyards rolling over hills towards a valley and mountains against a blue sky.
    Looking over a green vineyard into a valley of farmland with mountains in the background at twilight.
    Looking through green spring vineyards rolling over hills at the base of mountains against a blue sky.
    Looking over a green vineyard with oak trees into a valley of farmland with mountains in the background at twilight.
    Snow melting across a tundra and forest landscape.

Landscape Photography – Color

Landscape photography is at Steve Zmak’s core. That and seascapes is what he enjoys shooting the most. Zmak’s landscapes have been exhibited at the National Steinbeck Center, Center for Photographic Art, California State Capitol Museum, Monterey Museum of Art, and several California wineries. His landscape images have won numerous photography awards, and are most often used for the album covers of music CDs.

“There’s nothing like breathing in a grand landscape to make you feel alive!”