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Sundown

This was above a valley.

Mesquite Abstract


Mesquite Abstract

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.

Blue Canyon


Blue Canyon

The red canyons, blue sky, and water of Lake Powell create fabulous opportunities for abstracts

Remnants Of Time


Remnants Of Time

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...

Cottonwoods Frame Sandstone


Cottonwoods Frame Sandstone

Backlit Cottonwood leaves frame a sandstone canyon wall in Long Canyon near Boulder, UT

Albino Rattlesnake


Albino Rattlesnake

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.

Porcupine


Porcupine

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.

Saguaro Spines


Saguaro Spines

A Sagauro's ribs bifurcate as it grows, creating intricate patterns on its trunk, enhanced by the cactus' spines.

Saugaro Arm


Saugaro Arm

Closeup of a new Saguaro Cactus Arm emerging.

Saguaro Chaos


Saguaro Chaos

Occasionally, an older Saguaro cactus will lay down its multiple arms in a cold snap, resulting in a jumble of tips at ground level.

Yeng &yang Of Sand


Yeng &yang Of Sand

A trip to the Eureka Dunes last November. The temperatures were 20º in the morning to the high 70's in the afternoon and it was very dry. I did very little post processing, just adjusted the white and blacks.

Night Waves


Night Waves

It was nearly midnight and the moon was full. I took a series of shots of the waves in the gypsum sand and stitched them together to produce this panorama. The moon cast a blue glow over the sand and that is where I came up with the title for this...

Edges


Edges

Isolated cactus branch juxtaposed against a background rock

Arizona Dust Storm (3-25-14)


Arizona Dust Storm (3-25-14)

A rare dust storm (haboob) brings a nice wall of dust to the deserts just south of Phoenix, Arizona. You can see a time lapse of this dust storm here: https://vimeo.com/90087965

Valley Of Fire From Above


Valley Of Fire From Above

Taken from a commercial plane on the way to Vegas.

Yin Yang Dune Abstract


Yin Yang Dune Abstract

Sand Dune Abstract Yin Yang, light and shadow

Sand Swirls


Sand Swirls

Abstract sand patterns

Elephant Skin Dunes


Elephant Skin Dunes

Push in shot of the Mesquite Dunes , Death Valley

White Sands National Monument + Full Moon


White Sands National Monument + Full Moon

White Sands National Monument full moon is an other world experience to experience during your lifetime. A recent photography publication ranked White Sands #3 in their top 10 destinations to photograph. The following photograph was shot with a...

Keystone Arch


Keystone Arch

Located on Blue Mesa just yards from the road- most people just drive by.

Lower Antelope


Lower Antelope

This photo was shot in Lower Antelope Canyon. The canyon offers a multitude of different lights and lives up to its reputation for great photographic opportunities.

Dawn Of Time


Dawn Of Time

While time may be linear, dawn is cyclical... giving us the chance to capture this sensational moment once every 86,400 seconds. The glow lasts but minutes, sending the message that we should seize each day and live in the moment, here and now. And...

Mesquite Dunes At Dawn


Mesquite Dunes At Dawn

Mesquite Dunes in Death Valley California is a short drive from Furnace Creek. Early in the AM is the best time to photograph this location as it gets too hot midday. Seeing the sand in black and white gave me a new perspective of highlights and...

Colorado River


Colorado River

Colorado River from South Kaibab trail.

Grand Canyon


Grand Canyon

View of Grand Canyon from South Kaibab trail between Skeleton Point and Tip Off

Red Rock Sunset


Red Rock Sunset

The majestic beauty of Sedona and her red rock landscape never fail to amaze me.The red rocks illuminate the foreground with the quartz sandstone reflecting the red hues on to the scene. The juxtaposition of the soft rock and the jagged edge of the...

Sheep Rock- John Day Fossil Beds, Oregon.


Sheep Rock- John Day Fossil Beds, Oregon.

This is the view of Sheep Rock from the side of the road just opposite the visitor center. Set your tripod- wait for sunset- press the button. I recommend a visit!

Horseshoe Bend


Horseshoe Bend

The Colorado river b ends around the red rock country in northern Arizona.

Also labeled: Nature, Sun & Sky

Mesa Arch Daybreak


Mesa Arch Daybreak

First light through Mesa Arch - Canyonlands National Park, Utah

Also labeled: Nature, Sun & Sky

Face Canyon


Face Canyon

I was so fortunate to be on Lake Powell last week at a very low water level. This side canyon, draining into Face Canyon, has such fascinating lines in its erosion pattern, and come fall, it will be underwater again.

Also labeled: Red, Textures

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