Taken 2-22-2014 a winter get away on my wife's birthday from Colorado. We enjoyed the warmth and the beauty of the desert.
The monotones in the image combined with the only color in the brave plant growing in the lava rock looks manipulated, but it's not.
A drive along Hwy 1 is a treat any time of year, but during the spring it is extra special. The smell of wildflowers, wild sage, saltwater and redwoods permeates everything, and the air is warm and comfortable. Do I even need to mention the views?
I took a road trip from my home in Seattle, WA down to Big Sur, CA, which had always been a dream of mine. Because I was traveling in the spring, I was lucky enough to catch the wildflowers in bloom all along the cliffs in Big Sur. I'll never forget...
When talking about warm climates, Death Valley tops them all. Comfortable winter temperatures make this a good location to escape colder climates
This area is accessible by guide only. It is always a good idea to tip your guide after he takes you through. Walking as far behind my group as I dared (almost part of the next one) I was able to capture this beautiful view while hiking through.
During my Phototour in September 2013 with a Romanian group , leader Romanian Photographer Mihai Moiceanu,.
A view of a winter storm over the Potrillo Mts in southern New Mexico. This location is somewhere between Deming NM and El Paso Tx.
Sunset at the Delicate Arch in September 2015
Located in the Western Mojave Desert, this unique landscape consists of more than 500 tufa (calcium carbonate) pinnacles rising from the bed of the Searles Dry Lake basin. These tufa spires, some as high as 140 feet, were formed underwater 10,000 to...
SUNRISE ON DELICATE ARCH. I HAD THE WHOLE PLACE TO MYSELF WHICH MADE IT EVEN MORE FUN TO EXPLORE.
2/8/15, Searching Mesquite Dunes in Death Valley before Sunrise I located this area of Sand Dunes where the storms had created a magical patterns of sand. Before the full sun can up the clouds burst into colors. The larger Mesquite Dunes are in the...
A photo bud and I spent 5 days exploring the Northern parts of New Mexico. I insisted that we photograph the River Gorge Bridge outside of Taos, New Mexico. Although the sun was out when we arrived, the clouds had a mind of their own and covered the...
A view of the moonrise over the Santa Catalina Mountains.
Sailing stones are a geological phenomenon found in the Racetrack.
The Alabama Hills are full of wonderful and strange rock formations. Mt. Whitney and the Eastern Sierra make for a dramatic backdrop along with a storm from moving in. This was shortly after sunrise.
We got up early to take a camel ride out into the desert to shoot the sunrise. This is our guide with our camels.
Sundown, and we were given the task to take a picture of a chair.
Sundown, looking at a hotel in the Sahara Desert.
Sundown. Spotted this person walking down the dune. Waited until he was in the dip.
A sandhill crane spreads his wings at Bosque del Apache NWR
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Two sandhill cranes taking off from the Crane Pond at Bosque del Apache NWR
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