Rob Schnell is a retired business professional who makes his home near Chicago, Illinois. He enjoys exploring remote wilderness areas and National Parks in the United States and Canada. Rob developed his interest in photography during numerous backpacking, kayaking, sailing and adventure travel holidays.
GENERAL DESCRIPTION of this photography project. Each year Rob visits a variety of special locations. He prefers working in areas he knows well, including the coastal ranges of Alaska, the canyons and high desert of Utah, Arizona and New Mexico, and the rugged mountains of Canada. During extensive field sessions, Rob focuses on creating magical images.
The Hawai‘i Tropical Bioreserve and Garden is a beautiful botanical garden near Hilo. Their mission is to serve as a nature preserve and sanctuary. The Garden is dedicated to the collection and display of the world's tropical plants, and the education of both children and adults about the plight of the world's rainforests. Rainforest plants are disappearing at an alarming rate, and the Garden is working to preserve as many species as possible for future generations.