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Sunset At Mono Lake


Sunset At Mono Lake

Sunset at South Tufa. A two image stitch to create a vertorama.

One Bird


One Bird

Taken at sunset.

Heavenly Beam


Heavenly Beam

Photograph taken shortly before noon inside Upper Antelope Canyon.

Warm Sand


Warm Sand

Summer began strongly (:

Quail Springs Sunrise


Quail Springs Sunrise

This young Joshua Tree in the foreground greets the bright morning light streaming in at dawn in this wonderful desert park.

Salton Sea


Salton Sea

This shot was taken just after the sun set over the Salton Sea in the Coachella Valley in southern California.

Eternal Fire


Eternal Fire

Sunset over the Salton Sea.

Mirror In Desert


Mirror In Desert

Barker's Dam in Joshua Tree National Park

A Colorful Grin


A Colorful Grin

Desert Spiny Lizard casually climbing up the tree and watching people.

Looking Up Thru Antelope Canyon


Looking Up Thru Antelope Canyon

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.

Pointing At The Grand Canyon


Pointing At The Grand 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....

Beam Me Up Starship


Beam Me Up Starship

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...

Skeletal Remains


Skeletal Remains

The burnt skeletal remains of a juniper nestle against a petrified dune, accompanied by a struggling but persistent sage brush.

Sun Beam At Alabama Hills


Sun Beam At Alabama Hills

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.

Last Light


Last Light

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

Cottonwood Spirit


Cottonwood Spirit

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...

Nocturnal Cascades


Nocturnal Cascades

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.

Ufo?


Ufo?

an awesome cloud formation over the desert near Palm Springs, California USA

Cholla Cactus Flower


Cholla Cactus Flower

This still has to be the prettiest cholla flower I have ever seen...taken with my old point & shoot.

Diamondback Rattlesnake


Diamondback Rattlesnake

I had never taken a good look at a rattlesnake's tongue before, and was delighted by the little strip of blue!

Ironwood Tree


Ironwood Tree

From a distance these trees look very drab, especially when in bloom. Up close they are surprising with their brightly colored blooms!

To Be Turned To Stone


To Be Turned To Stone

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...

Namaqua Chameleon


Namaqua Chameleon

Also labeled: Animals, Nature, Wildlife

Fairyland


Fairyland

Sunrise from Fairyland Overlook in Bryce Canyon National Park

Brave New Life


Brave New Life

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...

Also labeled: Abstract, Green, Nature, Textures

Brave New Life


Brave New Life

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.

Also labeled: Green, Nature, Textures

The Shape Of Wind: Great Sand Dunes, Colorado


The Shape Of Wind:  Great Sand Dunes, Colorado

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...

Also labeled: Landscapes, Natural Wonders

Blue Pickup


Blue Pickup

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.

The Panamint Range, Sunrise


The Panamint Range, Sunrise

Early morning rays light up the Panamint Range over Death Valley's Salt Flats.

Also labeled: Landscapes, Light

Slot Canyons


Slot Canyons

Inside slot canyon near Page, Arizona.

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