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Spring In Death Valley, National Park


Spring In Death Valley, National Park

Desert Glow


Desert Glow

Hidden Valley Sunrise


Hidden Valley Sunrise

Early morning light illuminates Hidden Valley, near some of the world's most famous petroglyphs.

Toroweap Twilight


Toroweap Twilight

You are perched 3,000 feet above the Colorado River on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon. In this spot the canyon walls are only 1 mile apart with great views to the west for sunset and to the east for sunrise.

Toroweap Sunset


Toroweap Sunset

You are perched 3,000 feet above the Colorado River on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon. In this spot the canyon walls are only 1 mile apart with great view to the west for sunset and to the east for sunrise.

Morning Sunrise On The Desert


Morning Sunrise On The Desert

Rainbow Vista


Rainbow Vista

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

Anza Borrego, Bloom


Anza Borrego, Bloom

This area in Anza Borrego State Park, CA. is a dry lake bed. Copious amounts of rain fell that winter season. Twenty three inches fell where typically the park may only recieve four inches average. I had been here many springs before and usually there...

Horseshoe Bend


Horseshoe Bend

Mesa Arch


Mesa Arch

There is a reason people get up at 4:30am in the summer in Moab. I decided on a straight up classic composition.

Frozen In Time


Frozen In Time

Hiking around Blue Mesa looking for keystone arch- It's not on the maps I found this view of the hoodoo like structures that can be found all over the park.

Arches National Park


Arches National Park

Sunset just off the main road but away from the crowds.

Ancient Juniper


Ancient Juniper

Ancient Juniper on brothers ranch in Crook county

Rare Snowfall-- Superstition Mt Apache Junction Az


Rare Snowfall-- Superstition Mt  Apache Junction Az

Superstition Mt.Apache Junction.February 2011 first time in 30 years the rare snowfall came so low to the desert floor.

Painted Desert


Painted Desert

The desert cliffs of Southern Utah.

Capitol Reef Road


Capitol Reef Road

On the road driving through Capitol Reef National Park. I was struck by the multiple layers of color on this beautiful drive.

A Mountain Castle


A Mountain Castle

One of my favorite subjects to photograph are cholla's. Specifically teddy bear cholla's. No other cacti can hold luminance better than these during the early morning and late evening hours. To get this shot I had to position myself extremely close to...

Bird Of Paradise


Bird Of Paradise

Mammatto-cumulus Clouds, Sunset, Panorama Point, Capitol Reef National Park, Utah.


Mammatto-cumulus Clouds, Sunset, Panorama Point, Capitol Reef National Park, Utah.

Mammatto-Cumulus Clouds, Sunset, Panorama Point, Capitol Reef National Park, Utah. This ominous late summer storm approaches the red rock strata of Capitol Reef National Park in Utah. The spectacular landscape is bathed in the last glow of sunset.

Sunset, Escalante Grand Staircase National Monument, Utah.


Sunset, Escalante Grand Staircase National Monument, Utah.

Sunset, Escalante Grand Staircase National Monument, Utah. Driving between Calf Creek and Boulder, Utah along one of the last built highways in the continental U.S. this sunset started to develop. The problem became finding an un-obscured vantage...

Setting Moon At Sunrise, Winter, Green River Overlook, Canyonlands National Park, Utah


Setting Moon At Sunrise, Winter, Green River Overlook, Canyonlands National Park, Utah

Setting Moon at Sunrise, Winter, Green River Overlook, Canyonlands National Park, Utah. It is a long drive from Moab in the predawn darkness, and a bit of a hike over the slickrock with a large format camera slung over your back, to get to this spot...

Winter Sunrise, Towers Of The Virgin, Zion National Park, Utah


Winter Sunrise, Towers Of The Virgin, Zion National Park, Utah

Winter Sunrise, Towers of the Virgin, Zion National Park, Utah. A somewhat rare snow storm put a fine dusting of snow on the iconic Towers of the Virgin in Zion National Park, while clearing storm clouds still hang on the cliffs at sunrise. The...

Climbers On Intersection Rock


Climbers On Intersection Rock

Just after sundown, a climber atop Intersection Rock readies his belay for his partner in the large crevice just below him. They camped for the night on top of this rock.

Sunset At Monument Valley


Sunset At Monument Valley

A place called Redlands Viewpoint, on the northern approach to Monument Valley in Utah on US route 163.

Rainbow Lava


Rainbow Lava

Late Afternoon


Late Afternoon

Also labeled: Landscapes, Light, Nature

"four Peaks Sunset"


"four Peaks Sunset"

Last part of my trip I drove near the mountain range hoping for some nice color on the peaks and I was not disappointed. This sweet light lasted just long enough for one image. A cloud moved in front of the sun and that was that. At least I made...

Hoseshoe Sunrise


Hoseshoe Sunrise

Sunrise at Horseshoe bend, AZ

As Darkness Approaches


As Darkness Approaches

A long exposure image of a sunset at Abiquiu lake, new mexico

Sonoran Glow


Sonoran Glow

The tail end of a storm creates some dramatic light in the sonoran desert. With cloudy skies all over I was hoping for there to be a break in the clouds. Once I saw the mountains start to ignite I noticed that these barrel cactus began to glow like...

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