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Wild Horse Foals Playing


Wild Horse Foals Playing

Two wild horse foals playing near a waterhole

The "vortex"


The "vortex"

These crazy and beautiful rock formations can be found all over the southern Utah desert but White Pocket is especially amazing! It's hard to get to...but totally worth the effort.

Camouflage


Camouflage

Wintering antelope showing how well they blend in to a snowy landscape.

Running Pronghorn


Running Pronghorn

Young wintering pronghorn doing what antelope love. Running.

Desert Bloom


Desert Bloom

I was following the storm for several hours, my prime location for shooting wasn't available. There was a sand storm and visibility was maybe 10 feet... so I went to 4 different locations and I found this spot not too far from the original spot where...

Sunrise Silhouette


Sunrise Silhouette

Early morning rises and silhouettes a herd of horses ready for a run in the desert.

The Littlest One


The Littlest One

The littlest ones are always protected by the herd.

Dust Bath


Dust Bath

After a drink and a quick soak in the water, a dust bath was also in order.

Stars Valley


Stars Valley

" Stars Valley, Qeshm Island , Iran " ________ Stars Valley is a natural consequence of wind erosion and rainstorm washing out from Cenozoic period (2 million years ago) up to now. The valley locates in Qeshm Island, Persian Gulf, Iran. in depth of...

Nighttime Feeder


Nighttime Feeder

Bat feeding on agave bloom

Fallen


Fallen

I witnessed a silent moment as I traveled the Queen's Trail in Bryce Canyon. A recent snow blanketed the land and the wind was still. Wispy clouds slowly danced across the sky and in front of me a branch of a tree, long ago separated from its body....

The Conductor


The Conductor

This was taken at sunrise from sunrise point in Bryce. The colors absolutely went off but I found myself focusing more on the abstracts and intimate scenes as the sun crested the mountains and illuminated the hoodoos. I scanned the area with my...

Sunrise On The Dunes


Sunrise On The Dunes

Sunrise on a foggy morning at the Great Sand Dunes

Our Place In The Stars


Our Place In The Stars

Composite fo Monument Rock in Western Kansas using 3 images taken in the same place and layered

A Man And His World


A Man And His World

Morning Peace


Morning Peace

City Of Rocks Boulders


City Of Rocks Boulders

Late afternoon light catches some boulders with its last rays before dropping below the adjacent hills. The “city” is a geologic formation made up of large, sculptured rock columns, or pinnacles, rising as high as 40 feet and separated by paths or lan...

Palmdale Vista


Palmdale Vista

The High Desert offers many opportunities for fascinating shots, especially with the backside of the San Gabriel Mountains. It is certainly Big Sky country!

Hand Of The Mountain


Hand Of The Mountain

These ancient lands of the southwest do tell a story. They have looked to the skies since the first light of morning touched the earth, perfect in their seeming serenity as the earth twisted and formed. What these magnificent earth gestures have they...

Where The Good Souls Go


Where The Good Souls Go

Stormy skies above the Canyonlands NP

Flatiron Summit, Superstition Mountain


Flatiron Summit, Superstition Mountain

The best view of Phoenix, and of the entire Valley of the Sun, sits 2500 feet above the city to the east on the Flatiron Summit of Superstition Mountain. I have climbed this challenging trail to enjoy the amazing view quite a few times in the past,...

Sunlit Saguaros


Sunlit Saguaros

The sun burst through some cloud cover, shining its rays on some saguaro cacti in the West side of Saguaro National Park near Tuscon, Arizona.

Path To Ruins


Path To Ruins

Ruins at Wupatki National Monument about 30 miles North of Flagstaff, AZ.

Also labeled: Textures

Badger Rapids


Badger Rapids

Hidden from the expansive vistas on the rim of Grand Canyon is some of the biggest whitewater rapids in North America. Shot while swimming, wearing fins, a dry suit and life jacket. this picture puts you where few people have ever been, immersed in...

Last Light At Grand Canyon


Last Light At Grand Canyon

I took this shot at the famous Grand Canyon this February. It was a really cold evening but the view with the last light of the day was incredible.

Pink Rain


Pink Rain

A friend and I were out shooting birds at the Malheur wildlife refuge and as we were packing up the long lenses and gear we noticed that we'd better be lightning fast with changing out lenses. As it was I didn't have time to set up my tripod so this...

Also labeled: Sun & Sky, Scenic Routes, Seasons

Theodore Roosevelt National Park Lightning Strike


Theodore Roosevelt National Park Lightning Strike

Photo taken near the trailhead of the Coulee Trail in Theodore Roosevelt National Park just as a storm was moving into the area.

Crooked Black And White


Crooked Black And White

The Crooked River runs through Smith Rock State Park in Oregon. It is a world famous climbing spot. Although the colors are warm, a black and white can make a dramatic photo.

Also labeled: Black & White, Landscapes

Eye In The Sky


Eye In The Sky

Off the Embudo Trail in the wilderness area.

Also labeled: Landscapes, Nature

Mesr Desert


Mesr Desert

Mesr desert,iran A small island in the sand, somewhere in the heart of Iran’s central desert, Mesr is name of an Iranian village in Khar and Biabanak county, close to city of Naein (isfahan) which is famous for agricultural production in the...

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