science writer | photographer

francesco fiondella

Landscapes

Rice Paddies, Mali

Loulouni Village in southwestern Mali. Taken July 42012.

Burnt Hill Farm, Virginia

Raphine, VA

On the road to Kullu

Himachal Pradesh, India. Taken August 282012.

Burnt Hill Farm, Virginia

Raphine, VA

Amtrar Village in Himachal Pradesh, India

Amtrar Village in Himachal Pradesh, India. Taken August 292012.

Burnt Hill Farm, Virginia

Raphine, VA

Driving out of Kullu

Himachal Pradesh, India. Taken August 312012.

Burnt Hill Farm, Virginia

Raphine, VA

Bridge, Himalaya

Himachal Pradesh, India. Taken August 312012.

Burnt Hill Farm, Virginia

Raphine, VA

Drylands, Coquimbo

La Serena, Chile. The Coquimbo Region of Chile gets only about 100 mm per year of rainfall. Taken April 292013.

A River’s Greening Power

La Serena, Chile. The Elqui River and it’s effect on an otherwise dry, brown landscape. Taken April 292013.

Ruins of Gualliguaica.

Gaulliguaica, Chile. Walls of the old village, which in 2009, when the reservoir levels peaked, lay under 30 meters of water. Taken April 292013.

La Serena Sunrise

La Serena, Chile. The rising sunlight shines on a calm Pacific beach. Taken April 292013.

Dry Landscape

Elqui River Valley, Chile. Without irrigation and other ways to trap and control water, the land around the Elqui River sustains small shrubs and cacti. Taken April 292012.

Outside of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Factory

Driving out of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Canyon land

Doñana farmland

Mt Giant

Taking a break while climbing Mt Giant in New York’s Adirondack Mountains

Sunrise at old Bath House

Taken during a hike along the Hudson River near the Englewood Boat Basin.

Tulips in sunlight

Yellow tulips against a dark stone wall on Mother’s Day 2014.

Playing in a flower garden

A brother and sister explore a flower garden in full bloom Red tulips in the foreground. Pine trees in the background

Humpty Dumpty talus slope

Mohonk Preserve, New York

Fog Walk — 7 

Photographs from a lunchtime walk in the fog

Fog Walk — 11 

Photographs from a lunchtime walk in the fog

Morning Traffic on the Tappan Zee Bridge

Trucks and cars move across the Tappan Zee Bridge in New York, which spans the Hudson River.

Rwanda

On the road to Kigali from Ngorogero, Rwanda.