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Joshua Tree


Joshua Tree

Joshua Trees and massive rock formations are prevalent in Joshua Tree National Park

Sand Dunes


Sand Dunes

Medano Creek, Great Sand Dunes National Park


Medano Creek, Great Sand Dunes National Park

Desert View


Desert View

Driving along Desert View Road there were opportunities for so many wonderful photos. This proved to be one of my favorites.

Morning Light, Horseshoe Bend


Morning Light, Horseshoe Bend

Spending time in northern Arizona while visiting friends gave me an opportunity to photograph another amazing landscape. It truly is a natural wonder. Early morning was a great time to visit this remarkable place.

Sun Lit Butte At Canyonlands National Park (islands In The Sky)


Sun Lit  Butte At Canyonlands National Park (islands In The Sky)

Canyonlands National Park is not as popular as its next door neighbor, Arches National Park. During the daytime there were only a few tour bus groups and plenty of easy access to many desirable photo sites. At Arches the parking lots can be filled...

October Storm, Mono Lake


October Storm, Mono Lake

In early October 2011, I chased a series of thunder cells, lightening, and rainbows from Mammoth into the Mono Basin. I looked for and found this spot, and waited while a couple of cells dumped rain on me, hoping for a break in the clouds and light....

October Storm, Mono Lake


October Storm, Mono Lake

In early October 2011, I chased a series of thunder cells, lightening, and rainbows from Mammoth into the Mono Basin. I looked for and found this spot, and waited while a couple of cells dumped rain on me, hoping for a break in the clouds and light....

Two Sides Of The Storm


Two Sides Of The Storm

I followed this early October storm into the Mono Lake Basin, watching thunder cells and rainbows slide across the lake. I parked, grabbed gear, and got soaked by 3 or 4 rain showers as I ran out to this spot - hoping for an opportune rainbow.

Two Sides Of The Storm


Two Sides Of The Storm

I followed this early October storm into the Mono Lake Basin, watching thunder cells and rainbows slide across the lake. I parked, grabbed gear, and got soaked by 3 or 4 rain showers as I ran out to this spot - hoping for an opportune rainbow.

The Airport Tower


The Airport Tower

First light with full moon at the Airport Tower in Canyonlands National Park.

The Airport Tower


The Airport Tower

First light with full moon at the Airport Tower in Canyonlands National Park.

Light Playground


Light Playground

Just before sunset when the sun is just hovering above the horizon. It was stormy on the north rim which meant lots of clouds would be traveling through. With the clouds breaking apart, beams of light would make their way to the canyon floor creating...

Bryce Valley


Bryce Valley

Hiking into Bryce Canyon looking back up towards the rim.

Layers: Petrified Forest National Park


Layers: Petrified Forest National Park

Petrified Forest National Park was nothing like what I expected! Besides the petrified wood, petroglyphs,fossils,ancient ruins and desert wildlife, my favorite part was the amazing layers of sediment that create a stunning vista of colorful 'badlands'....

Layers: Petrified Forest National Park


Layers: Petrified Forest National Park

Petrified Forest National Park was nothing like what I expected! Besides the petrified wood, petroglyphs,fossils,ancient ruins and desert wildlife, my favorite part was the amazing layers of sediment that create a stunning vista of colorful 'badlands'....

Saguaro National Park


Saguaro National Park

This park is divided into an east and west section on either side of the city of Tucson. The east side has a very nice auto loop that takes you through rolling cactus covered hills. The west sector is less accessible but has equally stunning vistas...

Chinle Wash


Chinle Wash

Late afternoon sun breaks through the clouds to light the rock face and river as it winds through a narrow slot in Canyon de Chelly. The Chinle River, the generator of this—the second largest canyon in the US—remains to sustain the life of the wild...

Spider Rock


Spider Rock

Sunset lights up Spider Rock and the canyon wall to the east in Canyon de Chelly, the second largest canyon in the US. This feature, with its legend and folklore carries the ancient history of the native inhabitants and is a testimony to their resilience.

The Window


The Window

Photograph of The Window taken in Big Bend National Park, which is located in far West Texas. It is called The Window because it looks out into the Chihuahuan Desert which is part of Mexico.

Painted Desert Trail


Painted Desert Trail

This photo was taken in the Painted Desert National Park. We were there in May when it was absolutely freezing cold and a storm was approaching. I chose this photo to show how large the hills are compared to the people on the trail.

Petrified Trail


Petrified Trail

Taken along a trail in the Petrified Forest.

Also labeled: Natural Wonders

Painted Desert Rays


Painted Desert Rays

This was taken in the Painted Desert National Park. A storm was approaching and the last rays of sun came down through the dark clouds. I stopped to take one last photo before running for cover.

Also labeled: Natural Wonders, Scenic Routes

Painted Desert Trail


Painted Desert Trail

This photo was taken in the Painted Desert National Park. We were there in May when it was absolutely freezing cold and a storm was approaching. I chose this photo to show how large the hills are compared to the people on the trail.

Also labeled: Natural Wonders, Textures

Petrified Trail


Petrified Trail

Taken along a trail in the Petrified Forest.

Also labeled: Natural Wonders

Painted Desert Rays


Painted Desert Rays

This was taken in the Painted Desert National Park. A storm was approaching and the last rays of sun came down through the dark clouds. I stopped to take one last photo before running for cover.

Also labeled: Natural Wonders, Scenic Routes

Yucca At Sunrise


Yucca At Sunrise

Sunrise at White Sands National Monument is spectactuler with long shaadows bringing definition to the riples and casting an orange light on the yuccas. The photograph was composed with the line of yucca at the upper third point of the phograph

Red And Gold Rocks Are Greeting Us


Red And Gold Rocks Are Greeting Us

Zion National Park is full of splendor with its sheer colored cliffs and photographic opportunities everywhere you go.In short, a paradise awaiting you.

Tree At Dusk


Tree At Dusk

Bryce offers breathtaking beauty. Sunrises and sunsets invites for outstanding photographic opportunities.

Sentinals


Sentinals

Bryce Canyon Nat. Park

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