Stephen Hayden Photography


October 2012Monterey Peninsula
Pictures Here

September 2012Sanborn Skyline County Park
Pictures Here

September 2012 Santa Cruz Island and San Miguel Island, California
Pictures Here

July 2012Santa Cruz Mountains, California
Pictures Here

May 2012Pacheco Pass, California
Pictures Here

July 2011San Juan Mountains and Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Colorado
Pictures Here

January 2011The Big Island of Hawai'i
Pictures Here, more to come!

2010 Scrambled ShotsCalifornia skiing, San Joaquin Valley, Kings Canyon National Park, Santa Cruz Seascapes, Lassen National Park aerials
Pictures Here

September, 201020 Lakes Basin,
Hoover Wilderness
Pictures Here

August, 2010Three Sisters Wilderness, Oregon
Pictures Here

May and July, 2010Channel Islands SCUBA Diving
Fourth of July Trip Pictures Here
Memorial Day Trip Pictures Here

June and July, 2010Portraiture, Models
Photos Here.

April and May, 2010Portraiture, Children
Photos Here.

December 2009
through March 2010
Kirkwood Ski Resort - Northstar Ski Resort - Mount Bachelor Ski Resort - Strybing Arboretum Conifers
California and Oregon

11.15.2009"The Nursery of Arrieros, Mountains and Rivers"-
Cajon de Pangal, Chile
Travelblog and Photos Here.

11.1.2009"The Cypress Forests of Mediterranean Chile"- Reserva Nacional Rio de Los Cipreses
Travelblog and Photos Here.

10.10.2009Giant Forest and Redwood Grove, Sequoia National Park
Pictures here.

9.13.2009"The Undersea Treasures of the Galapagos Islands"-
Darwin Island, Wolf Island, Isabella Island
Travelblog and Pictures here.

9.6.2009"Eight Days In Ecuador Was Not Enough..."- Parque Nacional Las Cajas, Quito, Cuenca, Equator Monument
Travelblog and Pictures here.

7.31.2009Jefferson Park / Mount Jefferson, Oregon
Pictures here.

6.3.2009Humboldt Redwoods State Park, California
Travelblog and Pictures here.

5.3.2009"Whitewater Rafting the Tuolumne River Gave Me Grey Hair"- California
Travelblog and Pictures here.

1.1.2009 - 4.1.2009Snowcamping Mt. Lassen, Skiing the Sierra Nevada, California Coast and Eastern Sierras.
Travelblog and Pictures here.

12.26.2008 Christmas in Yosemite National Park
Travelblog and pictures here.

09.21.2008"Reflections on Deep Geologic Time"- Zion, Bryce Canyon
and Cedar Breaks, Utah
Travelblog and pictures here.

09.7.2008 3 day summit of
Mount Shasta, California.
"4,322 meters of
Magical Volcanic Beauty"

08.24.2008 Summit of Mt. Dana,
Yosemite National Park
Pictures here

08.3.2008 2 days backpacking near
Sonora Pass, California.
Pictures here

07.25.2008 Incredible weekend, saw a UFC fight(a dream of mine), visited the Red Rocks Preserve and Zion National Park for the fourth time. I hiked the Observation Point trail and 5 miles up into The Narrows. I did not bring my camera.

07.4.2008 SCUBA diving trip to the Southern Channel Islands, California. Pictures here

2007 SCUBA trip:
"SCUBA Diving the
Channel Islands of California"

2006 SCUBA trip:
"Spending the Fourth of July Under the Sea"

06.24.2008 Car camping trip to
Sonora Pass, California. Pictures here

05.26.2008 Backpacking trip to the
San Joaquin River, California. Pictures here

05.04.2008 SCUBA day at
Point Lobos State Reserve, California.
Pictures here

04.27.2008 Opening weekend of
Kings Canyon, California.
Pictures here.

03.22.2008 Sierra-at-Tahoe Ski Resort, California. Pictures here.

02.18.2008 Mt. Bachelor Ski Resort, Oregon. Pictures here.

02.1.2008 One of my pictures was published on the cover of a Globe Trekker DVD.

01.06.2008 2 Amazing Weeks in Cambodia.

Tonle Sap River:
"The Rivers Are Alive, and So Are The Graves"

"13 Hours to Ratanakiri by Bus, 45 minutes by Plane"

Phnom Penh:
"Attractions for the Tourist"

Phnom Penh:
"Off the Beaten Track"

Angkor Temples:
"Sacred Lingas Turn Me On"

Angkor Temples:
The Best of the Rest in 61 Pictures or Less"

Angkor Wat:
"Waiting for the Sun"

Streets of Cambodia:
"On The Moto"

01.06.2008 3 Days in Thailand.

"You've Probably Seen All This Before"

"Squid Fish and Scuba Diving"

from the archives:

self-portrait, Alaskan Temperate Rainforest

Kenai Fjords
National Park:

"The Trip
That Started It All"

Summer Solstice 2004

Greetings and thanks for visiting!
2013 was a very busy year,
I finally updated my Flickr page with all my best bits: 

Viewing my pictures by their Sets in Flickr is a great way to navigate my body of work:

I used to be an avid Travelblogger, and still love that site.  
Some of my better stories:

Torres del Paine Part 1:
"The Camelid Tragedy"
South America:
Chile: Magallanes:
Torres del Paine

A Summit Trip to Mount Shasta: 4,322 meters of

Life, Death and the Metamorphic Conspiracy
North America:
United States: California: Sequoia National Park

     The Cascades

"Explosive Eruptions
of Lava and Flowers"

Lassen Volcanic National Park

"Lava Tubes, Waterfalls
and One Huge Volcano"

Mt. Shasta and Burney Falls

-Also see my summit trip
of Mount Shasta:
"4,322 meters of
Magical Volcanic Beauty"

"The Remnants of
Mt. Mazama's
Cataclysmic Eruption"

Crater Lake National Park

Chile: Region de Magallanes, Abril

Puerto Natales and Enviorns Sierra Dorotea, Milodon

"Lenga Forests
and Lonely Roads"

Punta Arenas, Chilean Patagonia

Torres del Paine Part 1:
"The Camelid Tragedy"
Guanaco, Glacier Grey, Rio Serrano

Torres del Paine Part 2:
"After the Storm"
Lago Pehoe, Mirador el Condor, Lenga Forest

Torres del Paine Part 3:
"A Day of Rest"
Salto Grande, Lago Nordenskjd

Torres del Paine Part 4:
"The Final Flight"
Lago Grey, Andean Condor, Rio Grey

The Sierra Nevada of California

"Sierra Nevada Granite"
Desolation Wilderness

"Life, Death and the Metamorphic Conspiracy"
Sequoia National Park

"Meteors over Moro Rock"
Sequoia National Park

yes, Nature can create Art

Emigrant Wilderness

"The Perseid Surprise"
Sierra National Forest

Flowers for Sunrise

Hoover Wilderness

"Perfect Spring Conditions"
Sequoia National Park

Sierra National Forest

Reflection of the Meadow

Desolation Wilderness
Autumnal Equinox

"Captain America"
Yosemite National Park

Ancient Lava and White Mountain Peak

The White Mountains
and The Owens Valley


"Sierra Nevada Forest,
Melting Ice and
Migratory Birds"



New Zealand: March 2006

Poor Knights Islands

North Island
SCUBA Poor Knights Islands, Kauri Forest, Auckland, Waitomo Caves, Tongariro

4 Days in the South Island Part I
Picton, Nelson Lakes N.P., Buller River, Punakaki, Westlands

4 Days in the South Island
Part II
Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers, Haast Pass, Wanaka Canyoning, Twizel, Aoraki/Mt. Cook N.P.

Valle Central y Distrito Lagos

Febrero 2005
Conguillio, Villarrica, Alerce Andino, Puerto Varas, Puyehue, Cobquecura, Chiloe

Puerto Rico
Augusto 2005
Rincon, San Juan, El Yunque, Mona Island, La Parguera, Ponce