Firewood seed pod, Noatak River, Gates of the Arctic National Park, Alaska.
© 2016 Richard J. Murphy
Richard J. Murphy’s photographs have appeared in publications ranging from U.S. News & World Report and Time Magazine to the Anchorage Daily News and the Nome Nugget. He has contributed cover photographs to AQR since 1996 and his photographic essay “Cancer Journal” appeared in AQR’s Vol. 21 No. 1-2.