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Az Poppies


Az Poppies

desert blooms

Grandstand


Grandstand

One of the most awe inspiring and peaceful places on the planet - the grandstand in the middle of the Racetrack in Death Valley National Park.

Silver Ribbon


Silver Ribbon

Sunset along Hermit Road at the Grand Canyon. My first, and as yet only, visit to the Canyon. The colorado etches a silver ribbon through the canyon in the distance.

Brewing Storm Over Red Rock


Brewing Storm Over Red Rock

September brought many summer storms to the Las Vegas/Red Rock Canyon area. The sun's brief escape through the clouds really emphasizes the bright red sandstone and adds so much depth to the landscape.

End Of Day Looking To Sierra Nevada Range


End Of Day Looking To Sierra Nevada Range

on my way to Mono Lake to shoot sunset, I came across this abandoned property with a dramatic mountain background. I took this shot with my Blackberry, then continued on to Mono Lake for my sunset scenes. I went back to this property the next day to...

Just Enough Sunset


Just Enough Sunset

I had been waiting for a glorious sunset from this vantage point and was about to give up and pack away my gear. Just then, I saw the faintest bit of light appearing between the two hills and waited until the sky was deep enough to show the...

Redrock Canyon Las Vegas


Redrock Canyon Las Vegas

there is something to do beside gamble! ride a harley to redrock.

The Sun Burning The Valley Of Fire


The Sun Burning The Valley Of Fire

This HDR was taken in the Valley of Fire in Nevada. The clouds were really nice that day and the sun was in the right position to light the mountains as well as create dramatic lighting in the clouds. I love include the sun in the shot when I can....

Pine Creek


Pine Creek

The water trickles over red rocks, providing a small cool oasis in the desert. It's a beautiful surprise.

Spikes


Spikes

I love Joshua Trees but never knew how pretty they were up close until this day. The detail of the green spikes and black and white tips is fascinating. Red Rock Canyon is a good backdrop for any scene.

Autumn Leaves In The Desert


Autumn Leaves In The Desert

Pine Creek Trail offers an escape from the desert into a small temperate zone with deciduous and evergreen trees along the creek bed.

Burnt Tree At Red Rock Canyon


Burnt Tree At Red Rock Canyon

Burnt tree with Red Rocks in the background

Painted Hills Oregon


Painted Hills Oregon

A tight crop through a telephoto lens isolates the hills against the background and amplifies the unique color of The Painted Hills in Central Oregon. The colors are the results of more than 20 million years of organic deposits on a once deep lake,...

Cobalt Blue


Cobalt Blue

This was such a beautiful area of the Ross Ice Shelf in Antarctica. It was so windy and cold that I had to set my timer on the camera and lay on my tripod to hold it down.

Lake Powell Scenery In The Rain


Lake Powell Scenery In The Rain

We had rented a houseboat and it was raining that day during May 2007. The rain really brought out the colors in the shore landscape.

Dune Ants


Dune Ants

Sunrise in Death Valley National Park. Fellow photographers hike up a dune searching for images.

Sunset In Sedona


Sunset In Sedona

Sunset In Sedona


Sunset In Sedona

Rainbow Vista


Rainbow Vista

Fall afternoon at Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada. Taken near Rainbow Vista viewpoint.

Mesa Arch Sunrise & Clouds


Mesa Arch Sunrise & Clouds

There's always quite a crowd of photographers at Mesa Arch but once the sun rises above the distant horizon the crowds head back to town for breakfast. Glad I hung out the clouds started to grow and I got my shot.

Also labeled: Blue

New Mexico Susnet


New Mexico Susnet

Sunset on my drive to White Sands from Colorado.

Butterfly


Butterfly

A cool pic of a Butterfly in a tree ....

Also labeled: Animals, Wildlife

Sunrise, Colorado National Monument


Sunrise, Colorado National Monument

I love this area but hate the fact that the town is visible in the background when shooting in this direction.

Also labeled: Monuments, Red

Gathering Sunshine


Gathering Sunshine

Making the most of the late afternoon sunshine, a bee busily gathers pollen.

Also labeled: Animals, Blooms, Nature, Wildlife

Night Becomes Day


Night Becomes Day

Mojave sunset

The Soul Of The Desert -- Diversifolious Poplar Trees


The Soul Of The Desert -- Diversifolious Poplar Trees

Diversifolious Poplar trees have been famed as one of the earth's few "living fossils." Locals describe their longevity by saying that the Poplar trees can live for a thousand years and after they die, they will stand for another thousand years...

After Everyone Leaves


After Everyone Leaves

using an off camera flash with an orange gel just after dusk gave this shot some intense color

Crest


Crest

Arriving hours before sunrise to hike in, set up, and make sure I had the best comp spot for this popular location, I waited for the sun to crest the horizon, using a low aperture to capture the sun star while the sun was still low enough in the sky...

The Far Side


The Far Side

Hiking for well over an hour to get to the far side of Mesquite Dunes in Death Valley National Park I was able to find some fresh dunes with no footprints. The sky was also very kind to cooperate with some fantastic clouds and color

Colorful Waves


Colorful Waves

The Zhangye Danxia Landform (red rock formation) in Gansu Province of China is concentrated predominantly by colorful hills which seem to rise and fall like waves, with rock strata of different colors mixed in graceful disarray. The sight is imposing...

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