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Shafer Canyon Road


Shafer Canyon Road

One of several images I was able to capture during a July trek through Moab. In the heat of the day, there are few travelers to clutter the imagery. The clouds offer fantastic contrast to the sky, as well as creating great shade patterns across the...

The Road Less Traveled


The Road Less Traveled

The lone red clay dusty road from Lana'i City, a lush, verdant paradise, into the Garden of the Gods, a volcanic desert.

Mid-Day In The Canyonlands


Mid-Day In The Canyonlands

Shafer Trail in the Canyonlands National Park is an old shepherd's trail that traverses Shafer Canyon. Despite being mid-day, with very bright light, there were a number of cloud formations to help temper the harsh sunlight and lend depth to the...

Potash Road Vista


Potash Road Vista

With only 36 hours to spend in Moab, UT, I rented a Jeep and took the Potash Road/Shafer Trail route from Moab into Canyonlands National Park. Along the route, you come across the namesake evaporation ponds which are a surreal blue, that must be seen...

Road To Muttaburra


Road To Muttaburra

Sand Storm And I


Sand Storm And I

Finally I have gone to Death Valley NP, and visited a few famous places that I’ve wanted to see for a long time. After a long drive of 500 miles, and sleepless nights in the car, a whole day of driving and getting familiar with the Valley, I ended up a...

Trails End


Trails End

Sign at trails end.

Trails End


Trails End

Sign at trails end.

Passage


Passage

Passage Tent Rocks & Slot Canyon "Cappadocia version of the US" Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument Albuquerque, New Mexico

The Racetrack


The Racetrack

Lone Observer


Lone Observer

Resembling standing out from over an aircraft wing, a lone observer surveys the beauty and majesty of one of the world's great natural wonders - the glistening White Sands of New Mexico.

Death Valley


Death Valley

Mesquite Dunes Trio


Mesquite Dunes Trio

Like so many others I was scaling Mesquite Dunes in Death Valley National Park to get set-up for a sunset shot. Three other photographers had lined up along one ridge line and their presence combined with the wonderful pastel colors seemed better to...

Mesquite Hiker


Mesquite Hiker

I had hiked out to a position very early in the morning to be set up for a sunrise shot I had scouted the day before. Hoping for the absence of footprints I thought I was early enough to beat the hikers who play the friendly dance with the...

Night Hike Under The Milky Way


Night Hike Under The Milky Way

Hiking through the desert at night, we saw the Milky Way rise to prominence in the sky - set against the backdrop of the hills in Red Rock Canyon seemed like the perfect place to stop and take it in. I exposed the photograph for 15 seconds on a...

Tankwa River Valley


Tankwa River Valley

My wife looking at the Tankwa river valley from a viewpoint in the Tankwa Karoo National Park, South Africa

"hey, You Told Me It's An Easy Walk!"


"hey, You Told Me It's An Easy Walk!"

Two hikers climbing one of the tallest dunes of Sossusvlei, Namibia, last January 2015. Usually this hike is done at sunrise to avoid the heat of the day, not sure that they liked their hike.

Forgotten


Forgotten

Old security housing abandoned at a diamond mine.

Sunset At White Sands


Sunset At White Sands

My husband, holding my camera bag as he watches the sun set at White Sands Nat'l Monument.

Pack Animal At Rest


Pack Animal At Rest

My husband (who carries most of my gear,) takes a break while I photograph a slot canyon.

Also labeled: Exotic Places

Rest Stop


Rest Stop

Haboob!


Haboob!

On a hunch I ventured out to the Superstition Mountains late Friday afternoon in search of monsoonal activity. While preoccupied shooting the Elvis Chapel I noticed a haboob (intense dust storm) approaching from the south. It was traveling at such a...

Classic West


Classic West

Monument Valley, Arizona John Ford Point I know, I know corny shot but I had to have one... :-)

Arches National Park


Arches National Park

6am on a rainy day in early May.

Lonely Business


Lonely Business

This is an intimate landscape . The tent visually confirms the size of the surrounding landscape and conveys it's intimate size. I took this picture in the Bisti Badlands of New Mexico. I had been working the Bisti for several days. In order to...

Also labeled: Exotic Places, Landscapes, Light

Twilight At The North Window


Twilight At The North Window

While trekking across the Western US on a family vacation, we stopped in Moab for a day, where of course we were required to take some pictures in Arches National Park. Amazingly enough, at sunset, the Windows were not nearly as crowded as one might...

Little Big Trucks


Little Big Trucks

The Only One For Miles


The Only One For Miles

I hiked to Murphy Overlook for the late afternoon light, and as the light got low I realized there was literally, no one around for miles. The last lights of cars had left the park. The feeling was exhilarating! I took several shots of this...

Also labeled: Landscapes, Light, Scenic Routes

Valley Of Fire


Valley Of Fire

he Valley of Fire derives its name from red sandstone formations, formed from great shifting sand dunes during the age of dinosaurs, 150 million years ago. Complex uplifting and faulting of the region, followed by extensive erosion, have created the...

Also labeled: Blue, Historic Locations

Elephant Rock


Elephant Rock

Elephant Rock @ Valley of Fire State Park

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