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 Nurse shark and two parasite remora fish swimming along top and side
Shadows fall on wide, beautiful McArthur-Burney Falls flows full off the cliffs  Lassen Volcanic National Park's alpine forest
Closeup of a baobob tree with its thick trunk and multiple top branches
Sand dust flies as two nurse sharks battle for body of sting ray remora fish shies away
Loggerhead sea turtle Caretta caretta, swimming toward photographer through clear turquoise tropical water
Stone, Chinese lion statue in front of red columns of the forbidden city in Beijing China
Mcway Falls beach waterfall on the Big Sur Coast of California
Closeup of green sea turtle on coral reef
BLUE HOLE, BELIZE - NOVEMBER 26: Scuba diver swims through tunnel on November 26, 2013 in Blue Hole, Caribbean Sea, Belize
Closeup side view of a gray nurse shark  swimming by photographer
Closeup of nurse shark attack on gray  stingray in shoals of coral reef
Closeup of wolf at international wolf center near den
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
Close-up of eyes and spiracles of  gray juvenile southern sting rays foraging along sea bed in barrier islands of Belize
Remote cabin in the woods reveals itself in the Alaskan wilderness in summertime
BEIJING - AUGUST 18: Athletes clear the hurdles during the women's 110M hurdles race at the Beijing Summer Olympics. August 18, 2008 Beijing, China
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.
Prow of colorful dhoni boat with prayer scarves floating over coral reef
Closeup of a chorus of barking male and female sea lions, zalophnus californianus, resting on a channel marker off Catalina Island California
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.
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
Close up of a row of motor bikes
Colorful fish swim in coral on barrier reef in Hol Chan Marine Reserve Belize
Winding braided river and mountains dominate Alaska landscape
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
Close up of large round brain coral and branch coral on tropical coral reef in Caribbean Sea
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
school of Gray Snapper lutjanus griseus swimming toward photographer in blue water
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
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.
Hoba Meteorite of Namibia weighs 66 tons and is the largest meteorite ever found
Beautiful expanse of turquoise tropical sea and white puffy clouds complete picture of tropical paradise
closeup of the middle of school of red snapper fish in South Pacific Ocean
Hang Glider Launches From Hill Above Byron Bay Beach on a Sunny Day
Mountain biking the narrow road  winding over the barren mountains of the Khardungla Pass in Tibet
Split view of above and below waterline in Crystal River Florida showing sandy river bottom and a canopy of swamp trees
Still life of blueish green agave plant with long thorns along the length of the broad leaves
Closeup of small school of fish swimming over coral reef
Underneath view of approaching mouth of gray nurse shark
Silhouette of a giant manta ray swimming above diver in glow of turquoise water of pacific
Cattle graze on lush green fields of Lost Coast California
Side view of two Springbok gazelles facing each other with more behind them
LITTLE CORN ISLAND, NICARAGUA: Little wooden house among palm trees and shadows on the beach on a sunny day
Brilliant sunrise bathes dead tree and driftwood in golden sunlight in desert in Africa
Closeup of group of African elephants standing in or near the edge of river in the sun
Clownfish , anemonefish, hiding in giant fluorescent purple sea anemone, cnidaria gigantea
Closeup of long purple feeding polyp tentacles of coral
Closeup of long spotted, brown and white pattern moray eel in coral
Closeup of bright orange tube coral
Closeup of the white underbelly of a manta ray
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.
Above and below waterline view of swamp trees and clear blue waters in Crystal River
Air pollution creates haze around nuclear power plants in China
Aerial view of hikers on ridge trail on rim of tall sand dunes curving as the wind blown sand made them long long ago
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
Scuba Divers Great Barrier Reef Australia
Underwater view of Bigeye Yellow Snapper, Lutjanus lutjanus
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
Blue and white mega yacht glides amid tropical islands in pacific waters
Great Barrier Reef Australia
expansive view of bleaching branching coral in shoals on reef in palau
Closeup of sponge and brain coral on reef in Palau
Closeup of a group of sharks circling scuba divers
Pair of spotted sting rays swim peacefully ahead of scuba diver
Balloon Puffer fish Diodon holocanthus puffed up close up
Lush green dense redwood forest
School of Gray Snapper, lutjanus griseus, swimming in blue water
Oil tanker ships form a line along the Mississippi river at sunset
remains of ancient shipwreck washed up on the skeleton coast
Canoe in middle of bay near Homer, Alaska on a bright summer day
Sunrise on coast in Seattle glows pink revealing large waterfront house on point of land
Closeup of brilliant turquoise iceberg calving with fish and floating chunks of ice in water nearby
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
View from top of Mt Diablo observation tower showing cloud shadowed arid summer landscape of hills and ridges in Park
Luxury villas for safari tourists in Botswana
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
Stark, barren, sand dunes surround a dead tree forest in the  middle of old oasis with a pattern of cracked dried mud desert landscape
Closeup of head and body of tiny  angola reed  frog  in Africa
gorgeous view of turquoise water and surrounding stalactites and stalagmites seen from inside an underwater cave
Closeup of a hermit crabin its shell hiding in the coral reef
overhead view of wrinkled skin and body of nurse shark turning toward right
Detail close up of blue-green agave plant with smooth leaves and only thorns on tip
Close up of a flight of wine glasses with different wines set up for a wine tasting in Porto Portugal at a winery
Interior view of rows of wooden wine casks aging in wine cellar
Farallon Islands sea stacks off coast of San Francisco in the Gulf of Farallon on a sunny, clear day
Close up of a wattled crane standing on one foot in marsh
gray reef shark, Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos, swims nearby in tropical waters
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