Sunset at South Tufa. A two image stitch to create a vertorama.
Taken at sunset.
Photograph taken shortly before noon inside Upper Antelope Canyon.
Summer began strongly (:
This young Joshua Tree in the foreground greets the bright morning light streaming in at dawn in this wonderful desert park.
This shot was taken just after the sun set over the Salton Sea in the Coachella Valley in southern California.
Sunset over the Salton Sea.
Barker's Dam in Joshua Tree National Park
Desert Spiny Lizard casually climbing up the tree and watching people.
One of the most beautiful and unique places we visited last summer - Antelope Canyon - is located on Navajo land near Page, Arizona. This shot was taken during a trail along antelope canyon.
I came to a bend on the Grand Canyon South Rim and saw this lookout point jutting out. It is a great view of the vertical drop of the canyon wall with the afternoon sun casting shadows in the canyon below. The rock below the bush also resembles a face....
After my husband took a digital snapshot of me with my hand in the light as if to catch the beam, I saw that my hand glowed in the photo. So I decided to make a photo with my body lit up like I was about to be beamed up to starship Enterprise. I set...
The burnt skeletal remains of a juniper nestle against a petrified dune, accompanied by a struggling but persistent sage brush.
I was driving down from Mt Whitney Portals and I saw these white rocks in the Alabama Hills area. Afte I took this photo I realized that the white rocks were caused be sunlight peeking through a hole in the clouds. After I took this it went away.
A small bluff on a northeast-facing portion of the wall of Bryce Amphitheater catches the last rays of sunlight, as seen from Sunset Point
Back lit Cottonwood tree in Long Canyon in S. Utah. Rock outcropping offered an unusual image of an old Indian Profile complete with a feather above his head. Remarkable fall color of the Cottonwood contrasted against the red wall canyon of the Burr...
The Milkyway in the heavens above Mt. Bachelor and the Three Sisters of the Cascade Mountain range in Central Oregon. A splash of the afterglow of sunset about two hours after sunset.
an awesome cloud formation over the desert near Palm Springs, California USA
This still has to be the prettiest cholla flower I have ever seen...taken with my old point & shoot.
I had never taken a good look at a rattlesnake's tongue before, and was delighted by the little strip of blue!
From a distance these trees look very drab, especially when in bloom. Up close they are surprising with their brightly colored blooms!
A late storm travels through arches national park while two hikers descend back down the delicate arch trail. The hikers, who presumably could be turned to stone such as believed to be the theory of the stone spires by ancient peoples. The sense of...
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Sunrise from Fairyland Overlook in Bryce Canyon National Park
A brave new life finding it's way through the weathered rocks. The area is very desolate and only the toughest vegetation can survive. I was so happy see this young plant poking head head through and was amazed that he choose to come up it a field of...
A brave new life finding it's way through the weathered rocks. Shot during a nine-day trek through the Markah Valley of southern Ladakh, Jammuh Kashmir, India.
Shooting sand dunes can be mesmerizing. The shapes and shadows play tricks on your mind. When I saw this composition, I literally fell to my knees... well, okay, partly from exhaustion, but also from the amazing view that was before my eyes! The good...
While on top of the canyon and looking down this blue pickup came driving by leaving a splash of water behind. The spot of blue color made a nice contrast with the sand.
Early morning rays light up the Panamint Range over Death Valley's Salt Flats.
Inside slot canyon near Page, Arizona.
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