Pete Niesen

Pete Niesen

Pete Niesen specializes in location photography focused on unique perspectives of diverse travel experiences and culture in developing nations.
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Three strands of kelp wave lazily up in the ocean current
houses lit up at sunset on ocean side cliffs in San Diego, California
Closeup of green sea turtle on coral reef
Closeup of Nurse shark and two parasite remora fish swimming along top and side
Mcway Falls beach waterfall on the Big Sur Coast of California
Stone, Chinese lion statue in front of red columns of the forbidden city in Beijing China
Sand dust flies as two nurse sharks battle for body of sting ray remora fish shies away
Stony Coral Colony and soldier fish Great Barrier Reef Australia
Close up of Danger no trespassing sign that marks safe viewing spot for bright red lava flow of volcano on Hawaii
Closeup side view of a gray nurse shark  swimming by photographer
Close-up of eyes and spiracles of  gray juvenile southern sting rays foraging along sea bed in barrier islands of Belize
Closeup of nurse shark attack on gray  stingray in shoals of coral reef
Remote cabin in the woods reveals itself in the Alaskan wilderness in summertime
BEIJING - AUGUST 18: Start of Men's 100 meter sprint where Usain Bolt wins and sets a new world record at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games August 18, 2008 in Beijing, China.
Closeup of a chorus of barking male and female sea lions, zalophnus californianus, resting on a channel marker off Catalina Island California
Descending row of stately houses on hill in San Francisco
Closeup underwater view of a school of sockeye salmon spawning in the Kenai River Alaska heads facing photographer with mouths open
BEIJING - AUGUST 18: Athletes clear the hurdles during the women's 110M hurdles race at the Beijing Summer Olympics. August 18, 2008 Beijing, China
Colorful fish swim in coral on barrier reef in Hol Chan Marine Reserve Belize
BEIJING, CHINA - AUGUST 24, 2008: Unidentified Olympic volunteers during summer Olympics on August 24, 2008 in Beijing, China. For illustration, comparison and recollection of previous games
Split view of above and below waterline in Crystal River Florida showing sandy river bottom and a canopy of swamp trees
school of Gray Snapper lutjanus griseus swimming toward photographer in blue water
School of red  fish, white yellow tail fish, neon blue and green fish swim over colorful coral on Great Barrier Reef Australia
Alameda, California gantry cranes loom high above water at sunset in San Francisco Bay waiting for ships to fill
Hoba Meteorite of Namibia weighs 66 tons and is the largest meteorite ever found
Side view of two Springbok gazelles facing each other with more behind them
Closeup of beautiful McArthur-Burney Falls flowing fast and  full off the cliffs into a lake in Lassen Volcanic National Park's alpine forest
Closeup of white star shaped polyps weeping willow leather,  soft coral,  Sarcophyton or  toadstool coral, Catalaphyllia jardinei.
Closeup view of gray nurse shark with two skinny parasite remora fish clinging to its body
Mountain biking the narrow road  winding over the barren mountains of the Khardungla Pass in Tibet
BEIJING - AUGUST 18: Start of Men's 100 meter sprint race where Usain Bolt sets a new world record at the 2008 Summer Olympic August 18, 2008 in Beijing, China.
Sausalito side of Golden Gate Bridge on Marin Headlands being enveloped in fog on a sunny day
Sunrise on coast in Seattle glows pink revealing large waterfront house on point of land
Beautiful expanse of turquoise tropical sea and white puffy clouds complete picture of tropical paradise
Shadows encroach on cracked dried mud in riverbed in and a few scattered dead trees in front of red sand dunes
Aerial view of hikers on ridge trail on rim of tall sand dunes curving as the wind blown sand made them long long ago
Underneath view of approaching mouth of gray nurse shark
Brilliant sunrise bathes dead tree and driftwood in golden sunlight in desert in Africa
Closeup of small school of fish swimming over coral reef
Still life of blueish green agave plant with long thorns along the length of the broad leaves
Clownfish , anemonefish, hiding in giant fluorescent purple sea anemone, cnidaria gigantea
Closeup of long spotted, brown and white pattern moray eel in coral
Silhouette of a giant manta ray swimming above diver in glow of turquoise water of pacific
Closeup of the white underbelly of a manta ray
Split shot picture of an island in Palau half underwater and half on top of the water
LITTLE CORN ISLAND, NICARAGUA: Little wooden house among palm trees and shadows on the beach on a sunny day
Pile of bolts of colorful silk material on a table in an Asian market
Closeup of long purple feeding polyp tentacles of coral
Luxury villas for safari tourists in Botswana
Air pollution creates haze around nuclear power plants in China
Stark, barren, sand dunes surround a dead tree forest in the  middle of old oasis with a pattern of cracked dried mud desert landscape
gorgeous view of turquoise water and surrounding stalactites and stalagmites seen from inside an underwater cave
overhead view of wrinkled skin and body of nurse shark turning toward right
Closeup of colorful tube coral towers with a variety of coral and fish swimming around
Underwater view of Bigeye Yellow Snapper, Lutjanus lutjanus
Cattle graze on lush green fields of Lost Coast California
Closeup of gray whale blowing off coast of San Francisco, California
Male Kudu, spiral horned antelope, peers through tall grass at photographer
Last remaining pieces and tower of old Bay Bridge in San Francisco seen from water below new bridge
Closeup of traditional mud hut of natives of Botswana, Africa
BEIJING - AUGUST 18: Start of Men's 100 meter sprint where Usain Bolt wins and sets a new world record at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games August 18, 2008 in Beijing, China.
Great Barrier Reef Australia
expansive view of bleaching branching coral in shoals on reef in palau
Closeup of bright orange tube coral
Closeup of sponge and brain coral on reef in Palau
closeup of the middle of school of red snapper fish in South Pacific Ocean
Pair of spotted sting rays swim peacefully ahead of scuba diver
Blue and white mega yacht glides amid tropical islands in pacific waters
BEIJING - AUGUST  24: Roberto Cammarelle of Italy knocks out Zhilei ZHANG of China and goes on to win the gold in the Men's Super Heavyweight boxing final August 24, 2008 in Beijing, China.
Yellow leaves of ocean kelp with air pods float by in ocean
Rare sighting of mother humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae, swimming with baby in San Francisco Bay with Golden Gate Bridge in background
Lush green dense redwood forest
Clownfish, an anemone fish, peering through the mass of tentacles of a sea anemone
Canoe in middle of bay near Homer, Alaska on a bright summer day
Closeup of brilliant turquoise iceberg calving with fish and floating chunks of ice in water nearby
Clouds shroud the peaks of snow covered mountains in Alaska wilderness
Alaska coastline surrounded by  mountains with isolated house, boat or seaplane near Cooper Landing on a sunny day
Walkway through the Muir Woods rows of giant Sequoia, redwood trees
Beautiful small atoll island with one palm tree in the Maldives with sandy beach for swimming in middle of sea
passengers taking ferry  to Komodo Island enjoy beautiful sunset on water
Cyclist powers up hill on bicycle in Mt Diablo Park on sunny day
Group of Cyclists powers up long hill on bicycles in Mt Diablo Park on sunny day
View from top of Mt Diablo observation tower showing cloud shadowed arid summer landscape of hills and ridges in Park
Sunset bathes hills in golden light at Mt Diablo in California
Landscape of colorful native housing along river's edge in Vietnam
Close up of dead tree stumps forming odd looking barren forest in dry river bed salt flats in front of tall sand dunes
Sun shines on sand dune behind dried mud in riverbed and a dead tree forest
Sun shines on a dead tree forest in the  middle of old oasis with a pattern of cracked dried mud forming a stark, barren, desert landscape
Closeup of head and body of tiny  angola reed  frog  in Africa
Buildings in the city of Porto, Portugal  historic, riverfront district reflect their lights into the narrow cobblestone alley at night
Server spoons out local dish for dinner in Marrakesh market
Bright sunlight and shadows reveal silhouette of  desert sand dune at dried river oasis with an acacia tree
Small tropical island sits in the vast pacific ocean with curved horizon of round earth
Closeup of group of African elephants standing in or near the edge of river in the sun
Closeup of elephant covered with mud facing photographer
Close up of a wattled crane standing on one foot in marsh
School of orange fish swim past pink coral and spiny white coral on reef
Artistic underwater still life of brain coral, tube coral, sea lettuce coral and pretty little white fish sitting in the white sand
Closeup of large school of Bigeye Yellow Snapper, Lutjanus lutjanus swimming over coral
Closeup of orange spotted fish in front of branching coral
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