Nature - Amateur

Ponderosa on Volcanic Field, Arizona

James Peterson


"Ponderosa on Volcanic Field, Arizona"
A lone pine tree prevails against harsh conditions near the Sunset Crater volcano in Arizona.

Biography: Jim Peterson grew up in northwestern New Mexico, and has lived on both coasts (in California and Delaware) as well as in Illinois, Texas, Missouri, and many places in the West. He has been a photographer for over four decades. He earned two degrees (a BA in Music and a PhD in Biochemistry) from the University of Chicago, but after postdoctoral work left the academic world for a long and varied career in telecommunications and computer software. He worked at Bell Labs in Illinois and then at GTE Communication Systems in Phoenix for over two decades, and held positions that ranged from...

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