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Après Hike


This site has been running since April 9, 1997. It has undergone many changes since then, starting first as a webpage, then a blog and now this portal.  The focus of the site has evolved to become a record of travels through lands, photography and may be life.    

While travel photography represents much of my work, my portfolio  includes other areas including architectural photography, landscapes, cityscapes, and conceptual.  While I periodically focus study on specific areas of interest, having explored Pictorialism, Chinese Landscapes, among others, I don't consider myself tied to any one style or subject. I just enjoy whatever comes along. 




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As of December 1, 2009 in the United States the Federal Trade Commission requires that bloggers and other web authors clearly disclose “their connection, if any, with the advertisers; and also reveal the receipt of free products and or payments from the advertisers“.

I have none.  I have no relationship with advertisers; I receive no free products; I receive no payments; I receive no donations.  I pay for all costs associated with running this web site, the domain, etc.  

Copyright Notice

All content including photographs, video and written materials are (c) copyright 1997 - 2016, William F. Hertha unless otherwise noted.  My content is licensed under a Creative Commons agreement: Attribution; Non-commercial; No derivatives, which means you can use the pictures and text as long as it's for non-commercial reasons (e.g., you're not selling it), you don't make changes to it and you say where you got it from (e.g., Bill Hertha, I appreciate it when people let me know they are using content.  Contact me by completing the form above if you have questions about using material from this site or my other properties.