A summer monsoon storm hits the desert north of Flagstaff, Arizona.
This Zion National Park cottonwood tree is a "survivor." It grew up in the bottom of a wash where thunderstorms send torrents of water carrying away most everything in the stream. I have returned here year after year and the tree is like an old...
After a long night of shooting at a special location in the Canyonlands, I made my way to the parking lot of Mesa Arch. Finally getting everything organized, I fell asleep at 2 am in the back of the hot rod. I quickly realized that 5:15 am comes too...
I've been wanting to come out to this area for a long time, but never had the vehicle to do it in... just how crazy am I about photography??? Traded in my car for a Jeep Wrangler... This area is only accesible by traveling 1 of 3 dirt roads... I took...
Winter in Death Vally is special because of the low sunb angle which reults in some very powerful sunrises and sunsets. The early morning at Zabriskie Point can be chilly and sometimes windy but, as wediscovered, the results are well worth the...
This was the second June I've been in the area, and each time I see a rainbow. I wasn't there last summer, but I'm hoping I'll be in the McCullough Peaks HMA sometime in the future.
Taken near Carlsbad, New Mexico before an intense summer storm.
We were hiking in the Arches National Park and this overlook was breathtaking. Glad my camera was able to capture the full affect of it.
I found this plant covered in dew, shortly after a late summer monsoon thunderstorm finished raining down on the valley. The ambient morning light along with rain gear and patience were all that was required.
View from the trail to The Fire Wave, Valley of Fire State Park, Overton, Navada
View from Rainbow Vista, Valley of Fire State Park, Overton, Navada
Arizona is amazingly beautiful especially in spring after a wet winter.
Rain began to fall all around this gigantic hole in the sky. Such a contrast of events. In the distance are the San Timoteo Hills.
This is Snow Canyon in the morning on a hike called, The Piano. The sun only came out for about 10 minutes, but it was enough to get this orange glorious color.
Looking east from the main road in Buttermilk Valley toward the rising sun we happened on this striking example of god beams.
A Sandhill Crane heads to the roost at dusk in a stitched multiple exposure.
Fall Sunflowers along the base of the dunes. Besides the natural lines created by the dunes, the clouds added extra light dimensions, filtering the sun.
Harris hawk looking for a meal.
Whitewing doves arguing over a preferred cactus.
About 1/2 hour before sunset an active storm on the east side of Mono Lake produced a rainbow along with several rain chutes.
After the summer, the fall desert comes to bloom and bees once again sing their chorus and dance upon fresh air and flowers.
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While vacationing at Lake Powell in late spring, we experienced rain showers. This scene was taken from the back of a houseboat about 10 minutes after the sun had set.
Sunset at Sunset Point. Bryce National Park. Bryce, Utah
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