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Little Desert Tree


Little Desert Tree

This is a small growth in the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes National Refuge. I thought that if I got close and shot it with my Macro lens it would be fun to play with scale and make it seem like it was a much larger tree growing in the desert.

Overlooking The Lake


Overlooking The Lake

Desert flowers bloom in the spring on the bluffs above Yuba in Utah.

Desert Spring


Desert Spring

Spring flowers bloom on the sand dunes at Snow Canyon State Park in southern Utah.

Prickly Pear


Prickly Pear

Prickly pear cactus blossoms

Desert Spring


Desert Spring

Spring flowers bloom on the sand dunes at Snow Canyon State Park in southern Utah.

Overlooking The Lake


Overlooking The Lake

Desert flowers bloom in the spring on the bluffs above Yuba in Utah.

The Haunting


The Haunting

A narrow beam of sunlight that has pierced through the canyon's narrow openings at the surface lights up the sandstone walls by reflecting its light from the sand particles suspended in the air.

Sunset At The Pass


Sunset At The Pass

Sunset Storm on Mitchell Pass

Abandon Ranch


Abandon Ranch

this was taken with my DJI phantom quadcopter. im trying to show people what different view of this machine can give us!

Sacred Playa Night


Sacred Playa Night

The Sacred Playa surrounded by mountains of Death Valley. The lack of light pollution allows the Milky Way to shine brightly.

Land Of Oz


Land Of Oz

I have to say this is Southern California's best color! When the conditions are right the poppies and goldfields make an awesome appearance.

Sand And Beauty


Sand And Beauty

Sand hills and tracks in the sand at White Sands National Park

Running Wart Hog


Running Wart Hog

Caught this wart hog running off into the brushes.

Gravel Ghost


Gravel Ghost

Sunrise Over The Desert


Sunrise Over The Desert

Driving East on Hwy. 190 out of Death Valley, we had to stop and wait for this to happen, about 45 minutes later this is what we enjoyed, less than a minute later it was gone.

Isolation


Isolation

A lone California Poppy standing out amongst a sea of surrounding Tidy Tip flowers

Rainbow And Lightning


Rainbow And Lightning

I caught this image as one of 200 pictures that i took as a part of a time lapse set i was shooting. It was pure luck to catch the lightning at the same time that the shutter opened.

Desert Attraction


Desert Attraction

Claret Cactus


Claret Cactus

Flowering Prickly Pear


Flowering Prickly Pear

Prickly pear cactus in bloom.

Glyphs At Night


Glyphs At Night

I waited for the moon to get into position and then took a 20 sec exposure. I light painted the glyphs with a flashlight during the exposure. I then took a short exposure of the moon without moving the camera and blended the moon and the wall exposure...

Tenacity


Tenacity

Millennia of erosion have exposed the roots of this ancient pine.

Rosa Del Desierto


Rosa Del Desierto

Blooming flowers of a hedgehog cactus just after sunset in the San Tan Mountains, Arizona

Also labeled: Blooms, Landscapes, Light, Nature, Seasons

Blooming Yucca


Blooming Yucca

A yucca flower begins to bloom along the Balanced Rock Trail in Big Bend National Park.

Out Of The Shadows


Out Of The Shadows

Desert flowers on a black background. Gorgeous!

Poppy On Poppy


Poppy On Poppy

Peridot Mesa was the scene of acres and acres of a "super bloom" of poppies this spring. What a gorgeous area with thousands of poppies amongst the cacti.

Also labeled: Blooms, Landscapes, Nature, Seasons

Single Bloom


Single Bloom

Also labeled: Blooms, Nature

After Sunset


After Sunset

Standing in the cold waiting for the sun to set the sky lit up in a blaze of color as the red rocks glowed with the remaining light of day.

Colorado Sand Castle


Colorado Sand Castle

Colorado Sand Castle


Colorado Sand Castle

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