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Great Sand Dunes Np


Great Sand Dunes Np

Great Sand Dunes NP with the dunes lit by the setting sun. The people give the dunes scale.

Arabian Gulf Sunrise


Arabian Gulf Sunrise

This is a picture of a sunrise in the Arabian Guld in a small fishing community in Hidd Bahrain. It was taken just before I left the area after a 13 month tour.

A Treasured Place


A Treasured Place

At the end of the siq (arabic for "shaft") in Petra, the "Treasury" stands tall and catches the morning sun beautifully. The contrast from the darkness of the narrow siq to the bright sun cascading on the face of the Treasury is breathtaking and and...

Timeless Travel


Timeless Travel

A great photo capturing the people of the Dead Sea region. This Roman built road is still a regular route for locals as they make their living and lives on this vast Middle East desert nearly the same as they have done since the road was first built.

Powerful Afghanistan Desert


Powerful Afghanistan Desert

As I was coming flying to to Kabul from the South, the amazing vastness of the regions desert is powerful. As winter turns to spring, the dust is low, the sun is bright and the results are stunning vast landscapes to behold.

Valley Of Fire Road


Valley Of Fire Road

Valley of Fire State Park. A cloudy morning with the sun peeking in and out behind the clouds. Tripod was set low to the ground.

Joshua Tree National Park


Joshua Tree National Park

Full Spectrum Sunset


Full Spectrum Sunset

This is a photo of a Kuwaiti Sunset at an Airbase location.

Desert Sherpa In Titus Canyon, Ca


Desert Sherpa In Titus Canyon, Ca

Our one-way drive through Titus Canyon starts in Rhyolite, Ca, a ghost town and through the canyon's views of petroglyphs, animals, wildflowers, trails and even a ghost town, Leadfield.

White Sands Opposite A Sunset


White Sands Opposite A Sunset

White Sands Opposite Sunset


White Sands Opposite Sunset

This picture was taken as I turned away from the sunset and noticed how the sunset had affected the cloud on the opposite side of the sand dune. This was taken on a hike with the Forest Ranger guide through the Sand Dunes of White Sands, NM.

Prickly Pear


Prickly Pear

Was heading back to Phoenix from touring Vulture Mine Ghost town. The skies were full of dramatic clouds as a cool front was rolling in.

Sand & Shadows


Sand & Shadows

October evening on top of the dune field, clear skies ensure great shadows. I use a long lens to isolate portions of the dunes. I saw this area light up as the sun lowered in the sky. I shot this seen at 270mm F11.

Sunset Over The Outback


Sunset Over The Outback

Sunset out in the bush over a Koolibah tree in the Australian Outback.

Windswept


Windswept

I captured this sunrise across Mesquite Dunes in Death Valley National Park after two days of fierce winds and rain hammered the park. The morning skies cleared, painting the trackless dunes with pure golden glow.

Colorado National Monument


Colorado National Monument

The Colorado National Monument

Heartful


Heartful

Oregon's high desert east of the Cascade Mt. Range.

Open


Open

This old building front still stands without the rest of the building but has a sign that says open which i think is humorous. This is in the old mining town of Jerome which is west of Sedona, Arizona.

Bell Rock


Bell Rock

Taken in October south of Sedona

Old Chevy


Old Chevy

Along side the highway in central New Mexico I saw this abandon house and old car in the yard.

Dried Up


Dried Up

Grand Canyon View From The South Rim


Grand Canyon View From The South Rim

This is a view from the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. The canyon scene was framed with trees and rocks on the rim edge. The picture was taken in color and converted to black and white in Corel Paint Shop Pro Photo XI.

Atomic Daisies


Atomic Daisies

This photo is Color Balanced blue but the flowers retained their color. After increasing the saturation, there appeared to be a light emitting from inside the flower.

Also labeled: Abstract, Blooms, Blue

Arizona's Hidden Treasure


Arizona's Hidden Treasure

This describes Arizona with a their signature saguaro cactus in broad daylight.

Also labeled: Nature

Smith Rock Viewpoint


Smith Rock Viewpoint

Smith Rock State Park encompasses 651 acres on the Oregon high desert plateau, which hovers around 3000 feet in elevation.

Badlands Aglow


Badlands Aglow

Kaibab Forest Blonde


Kaibab Forest Blonde

Coming a cross a herd of free roaming horses in Kaibab National Forest, I photographed with my wide angle lens to capture the beauty of Kaibab National Forest as well as the light falling over the valley floor and grazing beauty.

Also labeled: Animals, Forests, Grass, Nature, Trees

Shine


Shine

Taken in Antelope Canyon near Page, AZ. One of the most incredible places I've seen.

Canyonlands 3 At Sunrise


Canyonlands 3 At Sunrise

Also labeled: Black & White, Landscapes, Light, Nature

Monument Valley 2


Monument Valley 2

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