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Calm After The Storm


Calm After The Storm

During the monsoon season in Arizona we are treated to puddles after the storm. I love finding the beauty in the ordinary. Seeing the sunrise in the desert is magical. Seeing the reflections of clouds and trees in a muddy puddle is even more magical!!!

Rugged Reflections


Rugged Reflections

The golden hour at the Lower Salt River. The Bulldog cliffs are the most dramatic section of the Goldfield Mountains. The Salt River wild horses call this area their home and roam free! Currently there are less than 500 wild horses in Arizona. The...

Rugged Reflections


Rugged Reflections

The golden hour at the Lower Salt River. The Bulldog cliffs are the most dramatic section of the Goldfield Mountains. The Salt River wild horses call this area their home and roam free! Currently there are less than 500 wild horses in Arizona. The...

The Grandest Of Canyons


The Grandest Of Canyons

Good Bye Robin


Good Bye Robin

Altiplanic Vulcano


Altiplanic Vulcano

Enquelga is an Aymara Altiplano village. It is located 6 kilometers west of Isluga in Colchane, Tarapacá Region, Chile. It is located inside the Isluga Volcano National Park at 3850 feet above sea level at the foot of wetland Enquelga.

A Cold Red Rock


A Cold Red Rock

This photo was taken at the Red Rock National Conservation Area not too far from Las Vegas. It was a cold mourning. If you look closely you will still see some ice on the water. Still the view was outstanding.

Moon Rise Over Mono Lake


Moon Rise Over Mono Lake

Full moon rise at Mono Lake in January, when summer winds are not present.

Angel Lake Nevada


Angel Lake Nevada

A beautiful mountain lake that sits above Wells Nevada

Art Of The High Wall


Art Of The High Wall

The Evening's Warm Reflective Light


The Evening's Warm Reflective Light

Oblique


Oblique

Grand Indeed


Grand Indeed

Mitten Smitten


Mitten Smitten

Shadows and reflections. After another quick downpour in Monument Valley a small pool formed in just the right spot for me to capture the West Mitten casting its shadow on the East Mitten. Twice a year this symmetrical phenomenon occurs and the pool...

Reflections Of The Past


Reflections Of The Past

Reflections of town past in the window of abandoned building

Sunset At Salt Creek


Sunset At Salt Creek

Spring seeps bring shallow ponds of water to Death Valley's Salt Creek. The water comes and goes but a couple of cloudy days will allow ponds to form.

Mojave Desert Rainstorm


Mojave Desert Rainstorm

I was so lucky to get this shot in early October of 2010. I was headed home to San Diego, CA, after several weeks of touring the Southwest, which included a black-and-white workshop at the Santa Fe Photographic Workshops. Late afternoon traffic backed...

Oncoming Dust Storm


Oncoming Dust Storm

Taken at sunset from Font's Pt in Borrego Badlands within Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. Looking towards Borrego Springs. Besides the impending sand cloud, the fading light on a remote location while perched above the cliff-edge to capture a...

Evening Monolith


Evening Monolith

Tenuous Balance


Tenuous Balance

Lower Salt River Horses


Lower Salt River Horses

I was hiking through a wash in the lower Salt River Valley near Mesa, AZ when I encountered these wild horses. I don't know who was more surprised, me or them.

South Coyote Buttes


South Coyote Buttes

Taken in Southern Utah North Coyote Buttes a stunning landscape with abundant color, patterns and dinosaur tracks. One could spend hours and days exploring this area. There is abundant camping on BLM land.

Also labeled: Landscapes, Monuments

Mono Lake Sunburst


Mono Lake Sunburst

Mono Lake is extremely popular and it is difficult to get a sunset photo without another photographer in it. I was experimenting with sunbursts during this trip and wanted to see how the tufas would look backlit. Some dust kicked up by a passing car...

Also labeled: Natural Wonders, Textures

Big Horn Sheep


Big Horn Sheep

I was scouting this location late one afternoon and saw a herd of sheep. I thought this might be a regular “hang out” for them so I kept coming back each day at the same time. I tried other times of day as well but late afternoon was the most reliable...

Also labeled: Animals, Wildlife

Lunarscape


Lunarscape

Light Under The Storm


Light Under The Storm

Also labeled: Landscapes, Light, Nature

Fully Lit Turret


Fully Lit Turret

Woke up early to catch sunrise photos around the Windows Arches and the Turret Arch. Once the sun had crested the Windows Arches wall, I started to pack up my gear to move on. Before completing the walk back to the Jeep, I looked back and saw the...

The Wave


The Wave

Our family was lucky to win an online lottery that allowed us to hike to the Coyote Buttes North, the Wave. Not long after winning, excitement turned into anxiety. There has been reports that 5 tourists have died while hiking to the Wave due to...

Hunts Mesa Sunrise


Hunts Mesa Sunrise

Monsoon season is so rewarding in Arizona, and especially in Monument Valley. There are so many clear days. I was thrilled to photograph the Valley from Hunts Mesa with a brilliant sky.When the sky upstages Monument Valley, that is lucky, indeed.

Mitten Shadow


Mitten Shadow

Twice a year, in September and March, the shadow of he west Mitten falls on the East near sunset. I particularly like the brooding sky in this images.

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