Stephen Joseph

Photographer Stephen Joseph has spent over three decades capturing images of Bay Area landscapes from his home near Mount Diablo. He was the Muir Woods Centennial photographer for the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy and worked on a project to document Juhn Muir's botanic collections. Find out more, including information about visiting his gallery in Alamo, at

Mount Diablo, a Story of Place


This is an excerpt from photographer and longtime Bay Nature contributor Stephen Joseph’s new book, Mount Diablo, A Story of Place and Inspiration. The book consists of hundreds of Joseph’s photographs, taken over three years on the mountain, and features essays by local conservation leaders.