Author Archives: Scott Hein

Scott Hein

About Scott Hein

Scott Hein is a freelance nature photographer whose passion is photographing the native plants, wildlife, and landscapes of the American West. Although his explorations have taken him from Alaska to Antarctica, the wild lands and parks surrounding Mount Diablo near his home in Northern California remain his favorite photo locations.

2014 Natural History Calendar

Each Fall I create a unique limited-edition calendar containing some of my favorite images captured during the past year. I try to include a mixture of landscapes, plants, and animals and also try to match the image with the season … Continue reading

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An exhibit of the artwork of the Mount Diablo Audubon Society

I will be showing the following four pieces in the upcoming exhibit at the Lynn House in Antioch, California.  The theme of the exhibit is “Nature in all mediums” and it features the artwork of the Mount Diablo Audubon Society. … Continue reading

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New Hein Natural History Photography Web Site!

After many years of cobbling together my web galleries through a combination of hand coding and a number of different HTML gallery generators (and getting progressively farther behind in keeping them updated), I have transitioned to a new site hosted … Continue reading

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Mount Diablo Summit Museum Renovation

Originally built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1942, the Mount Diablo Summit Museum is a historic icon. The summit of the mountain is actually exposed inside the Visitors Center and the views from the observation deck are legendary. Every … Continue reading

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The Many Faces of Mount Diablo

The Many Faces of Mount Diablo A gallery of my favorite landscape images taken of, on, and from Mount Diablo I have been meaning to put together a gallery of my personal favorite Mount Diablo landscape images for several years … Continue reading

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Photo Gallery of the Concord Naval Weapons Station

I have been intimately involved in reuse planning for the 5100-acre Concord Naval Weapons Station. As a result, I have had the opportunity to photograph the base from many different places – from the air, from the ground, from the … Continue reading

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2010 Hein Natural History Photography Calendar

Each Fall I create a unique limited-edition calendar containing some of my favorite images captured during the past year. I try to include a mixture of landscapes, plants, and animals and also try to match the image with the season … Continue reading

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SMD Property Series – Viera North Peak

This is the first in a series of blog entries I am going to make in which I post my 5 favorite images of a property that Save Mount Diablo has acquired. The selection of what is my “favorite” changes … Continue reading

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Remembering Roger Epperson

We received terrible news today that our friend, Roger Epperson, died in a drowning accident in Hawaii. Roger was a great, great human being with an equally great sense of humor (he was one of the “good ones” as Claudia … Continue reading

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2009 Hein Natural History Photography Calendar

Each Fall I create a unique limited-edition calendar containing some of my favorite images captured during the past year. I try to include a mixture of landscapes, plants, and animals and also try to match the image with the season … Continue reading

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