Glenn Oakley

Glenn Oakley

"When you're shooting you're trying to express yourself. If you do it well, people pick up on that. Everybody develops a style. There is sort of a vision you develop, the same way a writer's got a voice."

Glenn Oakley is a landscape, people and lifestyle photographer who works on location throughout the country. His work appears in Sunset, Smithsonian, Time, Outside, Backpacker, Forbes, National Geographic Adventure and other magazines. His work is also in advertising campaigns for clients including L.L. Bean, Orvis, Beretta, Yakima, Idaho Travel Council, and Montana tourism. His book, The San Luis Valley, Sand Dunes and Sandhill Cranes, was published in 2005 by the University of Arizona Press. He lives in Boise.

This Chasing the Light profile was excerpted from Picturing Idaho.

View more photos on Glenn Oakley's Website.

Rock climbers on summit of Morning Glory Spire, City of Rocks National Reserve, Idaho, by Glenn Oakley [Copyright Glenn Oakley]