THE Natural world one photo at a timE.

Welcome to the photography portfolio website of landscape and travel photographer, Daniel Zeller.

Yosemite Valley

My goal is to capture my travels and the natural world in a way that inspires others to get out, explore, and enjoy the world around them.


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Recent Blog Posts

La Jolla Tide Pools

I have visited La Jolla countless times, but oddly, I’ve never taken photos of the tide pools there until last night. They are easy to access and I’m sure I’ll be back. Luckily, I was there after low tide, but the tide was coming back in, and I had to dodge a few waves splashing…

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SoCal Wildflower Bloom

Spring has sprung in Southern California! Yes, SoCal really does have seasons, as mild as they are. This photographic expedition required a bit more effort, as the location was about 250 miles from my home, and I had to drive across Los Angeles to get there. That is never fun. Ever. I planned my trip…

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Yosemite National Park

Last week (16-19 November 2021), I made a quick run to Yosemite National Park. It was my first visit there since September 2009, and I was anxious to get out and capture some images. I arrived at the Tunnel View around 3:30 p.m., just in time to catch the setting sun light up El Capitan…

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40+ years
of photography fun

Daniel Zeller is a long-time hobbyist photographer (who is rarely seen in front of the camera) based in San Diego, California who enjoys extended road trips with camera in hand. Learn more about him HERE.