Arches National Park is one of my favorite places. This is Skyline Arch. The sun as it sets brings life to the color of the red Navajo Sandstone. This photo was taken in the middle of April.
A late day sun illuminates the foreground cactus and accentuates the contrasting rock spine just behind. The pinyon pine and background mounded rock complete the composition.
The late afternoon light filters through horseshoe bend illuminating a small island in the colorado river. Later on in the evening I was treated to a remarkable sunset over the bend. Sitting along the edge in awe, I was not thinking about the thousand...
Sudden spring snow in the desert. Shot facing west with the Tucson mountains in the background. Mountains are approximately 20 miles from camera position. 1/400 sec.,ISO-400, @f/8
Last light on sand dunes
Last light on sand dunes
Mono Lake at Sunset
Light plays with the nooks and curves of the brilliant red sandstone within the Antelope Canyon in Page, Arizona like a child does a puddle of water. A little patience and a healthy dose of good timing results in pictures that are sometimes beyond...
Zion National Park holds some of the most amazing landscapes in the world. The deep reds, rich blues and lush greens make every day look like perfection. The giant patriarchs of Zion tower over much of the valley, giving an ominous, humbling feeling...
Taken at White Sands Nat'l Monument white the sun set on the opposite side of the sky.
Taken on a private tour of Secret Canyon, near Page, AZ. Slot canyons are formed through water erosion.
Taken at White Sands Nat'l Monument with the sun setting on one side of the sky as the moon rose on the other.
The different layers of the desert.
While vacationing in Sedona, Az. I got up early one morning and found the sky to be cloudy. It started to rain and hail on me, but soon after I hiked up the hill the clouds parted and it was a beautiful morning.
A storm sweeps across the plains towards the Vermilion Cliffs as seen from Route US89A.
A piñon pine shows the effects of its environment. Great Sand Dunes National Park.
I shot this cactus (which is only about a 10 inch branch) into the setting sun to catch the bristles in profile. However, I decided to turn on Force Flash to get this golden image.
Sunrise over the Shafer Basin from Dead Horse Point
Three tornadoes dance across the high desert near Deeth, Nevada.
A heavy storm passes over antelope point on lake Powell during sunset. The strong light contrasted with the clouds forced me to stack my graduated neutral density filters to retain shadow and detail throughout without overexposing any areas. The rain...
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Early morning light on a lone juniper overlooking the northwestern expanse of Monument Valley, away from the Navajo Tribal Park
Thunderheads pass over the mesa at sunset
The setting sun set this iconic structure, framed by a juniper skeleton, ablaze in the clear air of northern New Mexico on the fabled Ghost Ranch of Georgia O'Keefe.
TAKEN FROM THE AIR YOU CAN SEE CLEARLY THE CASTED SHADOWS OF CLOUDS AS THE SEA MEETS THE LAND
Formation called the Pipe Organ in Colorado National Monument.
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