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Coolin' His Privates


Coolin' His Privates

While waiting for a monsoonal storm to start up I caught this little guy (Harris Antelope Ground Squirrel) trying to cool off.

Summer Day Near Zion


Summer Day Near Zion

The beautiful red rock country in south-eastern Utah

Pack Animal At Rest


Pack Animal At Rest

My husband, patiently holding my camera bag and waiting for me as I climb around a slot canyon, taking pictures.

Many Arms Of The Desert


Many Arms Of The Desert

Windmill In The Storm


Windmill In The Storm

A summer monsoon storm NW of Lordsburg New Mexico. The windmill still works.

The Red Of The Arch


The Red Of The Arch

Dark Skies


Dark Skies

Desert Open Arms


Desert Open Arms

Shiprock And Duststorm


Shiprock And Duststorm

Milky Way Over Sand Dune


Milky Way Over Sand Dune

I took this picture of the Milky Way above the largest single structured sand dune in North America after volunteering at the observatory that is also located at the state park.

Milky Way Over Sand Dune


Milky Way Over Sand Dune

The Milky Way over top of the largest single structured sand dune in North America.

Night Lights


Night Lights

A view of the Milky Way Cloud over trafic on I-10 near Akela NM.

Badwater Basin


Badwater Basin

I wanted to photograph the sunset at Badwater Basin, but we were on the opposite side of the park with no time to spare. We weren't sure that we would make it but decided to try anyway. The clouds were getting more and more colorful and I was watching...

Goosenecks Of The San Juan


Goosenecks Of The San Juan

Just west of Mexican Hat, Utah, the San Juan River makes a series of tight turns, called goosenecks, flowing more than 6 miles over a distance of 1-1/2 miles. Goosenecks State Park provides an amazing vista 1,000 ft. above the river.

The Narrows In Zion National Parl


The Narrows In Zion National Parl

The Narrows in Zion National Park is an amazing hike. I was trying to capture the canyon walls, green trees and movement of the water. I shot this at F22 for 2 seconds so everything would be in focus and the water would slightly blur. I just think it...

Cathedral Rock Spring Snow


Cathedral Rock Spring Snow

Horseshoe Bend Sunrise


Horseshoe Bend Sunrise

At the end of the last day of a work conference in Las Vegas, NV, my co-worker (also a photographer) grabbed a rental car and headed to Page, AZ to see/photograph Horseshoe Bend and Upper/Lower Antelope Canyon. I had also done this the previous year,...

Reflections


Reflections

Salt River,Tonto National Forest, Arizona

Mountain River Sunset


Mountain River Sunset

A three hour horseback ride up a drainage brought us to basecamp in the Caucasus Mountains in northeast Azerbaijan. This river, fed by spring snow melt and natural mountain springs, ran right past camp. This shot is one of a sequence forming a...

Also labeled: Light

Fairy Falls


Fairy Falls

The magical blue green waters of Havasupai swirl and fall over the travertine terraces

Desert Sand Patterns


Desert Sand Patterns

Sand patterns in the Mesquite Dunes, Death Valley National Park.

Rattler


Rattler

I found this large adult Western Rattlesnake (Crotalus viridis oreganus) sunning in the late afternoon. Instead of photographing the entire snake I decided to zoom in on the tail, that part of the animal that makes it so unique in the world of reptiles.

Also labeled: Abstract, Animals, Nature

Crown Of Thorns


Crown Of Thorns

The red, white, and black, velvet-like bases of these thorns atop a saguaro cactus, remind me of a king's jeweled crown.

Also labeled: Black, Natural Wonders

Prickly Tree


Prickly Tree

This decaying prickly pear cactus skeleton branches out like a tree.

Also labeled: Light, Natural Wonders

Sundown


Sundown

This was above a valley.

Also labeled: Green, Landscapes, Light

Mesquite Abstract


Mesquite Abstract

I was having a frustrating morning shooting Mesquite Dunes in Death Valley National Park because there hadn't been a windy day in weeks and the dues were full of tracks. I resorted to details, and this abstract is my favorite of the morning.

Blue Canyon


Blue Canyon

The red canyons, blue sky, and water of Lake Powell create fabulous opportunities for abstracts

Also labeled: Abstract, Light, Sun & Sky, Water

Remnants Of Time


Remnants Of Time

The number of abstract opportunities in the Painted Hills are almost endless, This particular shot was taken from a fair distance away on a ridge with a telephoto lens in an attempt to get a different perspective. I also attempted to capture an area...

Cottonwoods Frame Sandstone


Cottonwoods Frame Sandstone

Backlit Cottonwood leaves frame a sandstone canyon wall in Long Canyon near Boulder, UT

Albino Rattlesnake


Albino Rattlesnake

The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is a zoo, natural history museum, botanical garden, art gallery, and aquarium located in Tucson, Arizona. Special attention is given to presenting the diverse flora and fauna of the Sonoran Desert.

Also labeled: Animals, Nature, Textures, Wildlife

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