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The Painted Desert


The Painted Desert

The "outcast"


The "outcast"

This poor little guy looks sad, like he's been banished from all of the other Goblins in the background! Took this photo on my way back from teaching a panorama workshop in Capitol Reef National Park this past September.

Twin Rocks At Capitol Reef National Park


Twin Rocks At Capitol Reef National Park

This photo was taken near sunset on the western edge of Capitol Reef National Park in south central Utah.

Twin Rocks At Capitol Reef National Park


Twin Rocks At Capitol Reef National Park

This photo was taken near sunset on the western edge of Capitol Reef National Park in south central Utah.

Carcross Yukon


Carcross Yukon

Carcross is approximately 2/3 between Whitehorse and Skagway, Alaska. Autumn is magic here.

Ridgelines


Ridgelines

Looking West in the late afternoon, the ridgelines of the Arizona desert march off into the distance. The furthest range visible is about 110 miles away, so the air is clearer than you might think!

Horseshoe Bend


Horseshoe Bend

The Bend


The Bend

Horseshoe Bend


Horseshoe Bend

Monahan's Sandhills


Monahan's Sandhills

Paulina Falls


Paulina Falls

Paulina Falls from the overlook

Over The Desert And To Vegas


Over The Desert And To Vegas

While flying to Las Vegas,our plane flew over a portion of the Grand Canyon.

Uluru


Uluru

The sacred rock of the Australian Aboriginals. A magic place in Australia’s Center, at Northern Territory’s Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Brush


Brush

Edge of the beach on a hot afternoon.

The Path


The Path

Finger Rock Saguaros


Finger Rock Saguaros

Used the Tungsten preset at 2p in May makes this landscape look like a moonlight photo.

Broken Arms


Broken Arms

Monsoon skies and healthy saguaro cactus in the background, and a dead saguaro with broken arms in the foreground. The back of the saguaro has a deep black wound possibly caused by lightning.

Stars Over Smith Rock


Stars Over Smith Rock

This is 2 shots merged together. I took the first right after dusk while some ambient light was still available for the foreground. Left the tripod in place and took the sky/stars portion several hours later in complete darkness. Joined in photoshop.

Also labeled: Landscapes, Nature, Scenic Routes

White Desert Beauty


White Desert Beauty

THIS FLOWER IS CALLED "SACRED DATURA" OR MOON FLOWER IT ONLY COMES OUT AT NIGHT

Also labeled: Blooms, Nature

Red-yellow Pinwheel


Red-yellow Pinwheel

Also labeled: Blooms, Nature

Sedona Cactus Blossom


Sedona Cactus Blossom

Cactus in full bloom at the end of May

Also labeled: Blooms

White Cactus


White Cactus

Cactus housed in the tropical garden located at the International Peace Garden

Also labeled: Green, Historic Locations

The Grand Canyon


The Grand Canyon

Parry's Agave, Agave Parryi - 1


Parry's Agave, Agave Parryi - 1

The Parry's Agave is often called a Century Plant as people believe that it lives for 100 years, blooms and dies. It really lives about 1/3 of that time, but does bloom and die. The stalk that holds the flower can easily be 2 inches across, and grow...

Also labeled: Blooms, Nature

White Sands Flower


White Sands Flower

Delicate pink flower in its harsh desert home.

Also labeled: Blooms, Natural Wonders, Seasons

Thunderbird Mesa


Thunderbird Mesa

Thunderbird Mesa looms over the valley floor in the late afternoon

Also labeled: Blooms, Landscapes, Nature, Blue, Red

Kolob Crag


Kolob Crag

Hiking in the backcountry of in the northern part of Zion National Park.

Also labeled: Landscapes, Red, Trees

Summer Nights


Summer Nights

For one night, these trichocereus bloom a grand flower, and then they close and die when the sun rises.

Also labeled: Blooms, Nature

Morning Rain


Morning Rain

Taken in the morning light as it began to rain. The desert air was filled with the aroma of wet sage and creosote. It was very silent except for the distant sound of thunder.

Also labeled: Landscapes, Light, Scenic Routes

Arizona, Superstiton Wilderness, Lake, Wild Flowers


Arizona, Superstiton Wilderness, Lake, Wild Flowers

http://yazhangphotography.smugmug.com/Landscapes/Arizona/15346468_BjC6CB#1149085459_j4GrC

Also labeled: Scenic Routes

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