While waiting for a monsoonal storm to start up I caught this little guy (Harris Antelope Ground Squirrel) trying to cool off.
The beautiful red rock country in south-eastern Utah
My husband, patiently holding my camera bag and waiting for me as I climb around a slot canyon, taking pictures.
A summer monsoon storm NW of Lordsburg New Mexico. The windmill still works.
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.
The Milky Way over top of the largest single structured sand dune in North America.
A view of the Milky Way Cloud over trafic on I-10 near Akela NM.
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...
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 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...
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,...
Salt River,Tonto National Forest, Arizona
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
The magical blue green waters of Havasupai swirl and fall over the travertine terraces
Sand patterns in the Mesquite Dunes, Death Valley National Park.
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.
The red, white, and black, velvet-like bases of these thorns atop a saguaro cactus, remind me of a king's jeweled crown.
This decaying prickly pear cactus skeleton branches out like a tree.
This was above a valley.
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.
The red canyons, blue sky, and water of Lake Powell create fabulous opportunities for abstracts
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...
Backlit Cottonwood leaves frame a sandstone canyon wall in Long Canyon near Boulder, UT
Also labeled: Green, Landscapes, Light, Natural Wonders, Nature, Red, Scenic Routes, Textures, Trees
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.
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