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Gambel Surprise


Gambel Surprise

Gambel's Quail

Granite Dells


Granite Dells

Granite Dells are piles of weathered rock across Watson Lake in Prescott, AZ.

Desert Light


Desert Light

2012 summer monsoon season in Southern Arizona. The rainbow was fading fast with the sun. It was one of the longest lasting and brightest rainbows I've ever seen. As it was fading, I set up the camera and caught lightning in the frame. Timing was...

Road To Borrego


Road To Borrego

A thunderhead looms over the desert town of Borrego Springs on a hot 119 degree summer day.

White Sands


White Sands

I got low on the dune to capture the ripples in the sand leading out to soft rolling dunes in the distance accented by the singular cloud. I was pleased with the composition of the image.

Moon Over Dry Lakebed


Moon Over Dry Lakebed

This ancient Lakebed West of Wilcox Az is dry most of the year. During the monsoon season there can be maybe a couple of inches of water over the entire area. If you do go onto the lakebed you might get stuck, even when it looks dry. Cars and trucks...

Moon Over Dry Lakebed


Moon Over Dry Lakebed

This ancient Lakebed West of Wilcox Az is dry most of the year. During the monsoon season there can be maybe a couple of inches of water over the entire area. If you do go onto the lakebed you might get stuck, even when it looks dry. Cars and trucks...

Gambel's Quail


Gambel's Quail

Male Gambel's quail; taken near sunset. These quail are very common in and around the city but getting close to them enough is another story.

Greater Road Runner


Greater Road Runner

While working in west Texas I get to see quite a few road runners doing their chicken run across the back roads, and they never fail to make me laugh. One particular road runner I see quite frequently on my route from work to home, but usually am not...

Fire And Lightning


Fire And Lightning

Fire And Lightning


Fire And Lightning

Grand Canyon North Rim


Grand Canyon North Rim

Sonoran Desert


Sonoran Desert

The Sonoran Desert landscape, untouched. Monsoon clouds building up to bring much needed rain. www.rainshadow-images.com

Saguaro Sunset


Saguaro Sunset

Delicate Arch


Delicate Arch

The Delicate Arch is at the end of a mile and a half hike in Arches National Park, Utah. This photo was taken at sunset with a rainbow in the background.

Sunset In Arches National Park


Sunset In Arches National Park

I took a hike up to the Delicate Arch in Arches National Park, Utah. This photograph was taken on the way up.

Evening Clouds, Santa Monica Mountains


Evening Clouds, Santa Monica Mountains

Rare clouds sweep over the Santa Monica Mountains in southern California.

Gooseneck State Park And Monument Valley


Gooseneck State Park And Monument Valley

Sunlight passing through storm clouds highlight Monument Valley as seen from the Goosenecks of the San Juan river.

Storm Clouds Over The Green River, Utah


Storm Clouds Over The Green River, Utah

An afternoon spring storm passes over Canyonlands National Park in Utah.

Snowstorm Of The La Sal Mountains


Snowstorm Of The La Sal Mountains

A snowstorm covers the La Sal mountains as seen from Mesa Arch in Canyonlands National Park.

Cloud And Canyons


Cloud And Canyons

An afternoon storm cloud moving over the White Rim Canyon in Utah.

Clouds Over The La Sal Mountains


Clouds Over The La Sal Mountains

A brewing storm menacingly hovers over the La Sal Mountains.

Horse Shoe Bend


Horse Shoe Bend

Alabama Hills Clouds


Alabama Hills Clouds

This was taken during a summer storm from the Alabama Hills, looking towards Mt. Whitney and the Eastern Sierra's. The exposure was not really slow (1/180th) but the wind was howling, especially as it came over the Sierra crest.

Antelope Canyon


Antelope Canyon

Antelope Canyon


Antelope Canyon

Thunderhead Above Mountains Near Las Cruces, New Mexico


Thunderhead Above Mountains Near Las Cruces, New Mexico

Afternoon build-ups of cumulonimbus clouds are a common site in the mountains outside of Las Cruces, New Mexico

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Lower Calf Creek Falls


Lower Calf Creek Falls

Lower Calf Creek Falls is about a 3.5 mile hike through a canyon outside of Escalante Utah. In mid-October the cottonwood trees are golden yellow.

Cathedral Rock Spring Snow


Cathedral Rock Spring Snow

Conway Summit


Conway Summit

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