St. Vincent’s Volcanic Hero

Hot off the press! My latest photo essay for Nature. I traveled to St. Vincent and the Grenadines to photograph Dr. Richie Robertson, the renowned expert in Caribbean volcanology. Richie’s research focuses on St. Vincent’s La Soufriere, a massive volcano … Continued

Smoldering for Now, Indonesia’s Rinjani Volcano

Smoldering volcanos stretch across Indonesia’s sprawling expanse, an oceanic nation filled with more than 17,500 islands, of which around 6,000 are inhabited. Travelers through the country often find refuge at its idyllic beaches on the islands of Bali or Sumatra … Continued

Kawah Ijen by Night

At Indonesia’s 8,660 foot Kawah Ijen volcano, miners toil in hellish conditions as they pry raw sulfur from the volcano’s crater. Despite the roiling liquid sulfur, acidic steam and a boiling acid lake, the miners toil without any protective equipment. … Continued