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Star Vortex


Star Vortex

50 ISO over eight minute exposure at f22 set on bulb.

Cloud In Puddle


Cloud In Puddle

Red Bedouin


Red Bedouin

The Waves


The Waves

Best time : few hours around midday when there are no shadows in the center...

Tlaquepaque


Tlaquepaque

A beautiful oasis in the middle of the high Arizona desert.

Arches Park


Arches Park

Extreme. The beauty of the region is worth the trials of the heat and arrid landscape.Let's fight to keep it that way!

Ship Rock


Ship Rock

It was near nightfall when we arrived. Ship Rock is on an Indian Reservation. I used my D200 that was converted to IR.

Whirling Dervish


Whirling Dervish

On a hot, Egyptian rooftop, a Sufi Dervish whirls toward ecstasy.

Sunset At Hidden Valley Campground


Sunset At Hidden Valley Campground

We scrambled up some rocks to catch this gorgeous sunset at Hidden Valley Campground in Joshua Tree National Park.

Ancient Canyon Light


Ancient Canyon Light

This photo was taken in Lower Antelope Canyon near Page, Az. The shafts of light appear all over the canyon. The trick is to get the dust to pass through the light at the last moment.

Angel Heart


Angel Heart

Driver? Where Is My Driver?


Driver? Where Is My Driver?

I saw this old car by the side of an old dirt road...could not resist with the clouds, sky and rust...I loved the colors and it just spoke to me...as if this old car was just there waiting on its driver....

Desert Rays


Desert Rays

An early morning sun found it's way through a passing storm in Utah's eastern desert.

Narrow Light


Narrow Light

The Narrows along the Virgin River in Zion National Park

Powerful Lake Powell


Powerful Lake Powell

View of Power Plant in AZ from across Lake Powell on the Utah side of the Lake.

Boulder Town Road


Boulder Town Road

This is the scene when driving into this peaceful, lovely little town in south, central Utah. Surrounded by mountains, Boulder is a little oasis that is completely unexpected along the highway.

Cheese !


Cheese !

When most people associate bighorn sheep with Colorado they think of the Rocky Mountaian variety. The western portions of the state house their cousins, the desert bighorn.

Erosion


Erosion

A look into the north west end of Canyonlands National Park's Buck Canyon.

Dunes


Dunes

The dunes of the West Sahara

Also labeled: Landscapes, Light

Commuting


Commuting

I was struck by the utter desolation of this scene. Where is this pperson going; where is she coming from?

New Mexico


New Mexico

Albuquerque New Mexico during a rain storm. Shot taken while traveling from Seattle back to Texas.

Also labeled: Black & White, Landscapes, Nature

Quiet As.....


Quiet As.....

Also labeled: Nature, Textures

Desert Colors After Rain


Desert Colors After Rain

This shot of the Mittens and Merrick Butte was taken at sunset after a passing rainstorm.

Tracks Through Koehn Dry Lake Sunrise


Tracks Through Koehn Dry Lake Sunrise

While enroute to the Sierra Nevada Mountains for a hiking adventure, I was looking for an early morning composition and came across these railroad tracks going through a large dry lake near Mojave, California. I setup and photographed the tracks just...

Also labeled: Abstract, Landscapes, Light, Sun & Sky

Five Palms Anza-borrego Sunset


Five Palms Anza-borrego Sunset

This group of palms was captured in the Anza-Borrego State Park of California. The wind was blowing pretty hard and the colors of the desert came alive with an almost magical light just after sunset.

Also labeled: Landscapes, Light, Nature, Sun & Sky, Trees

Day Break


Day Break

Also labeled: Light

Dinner Time


Dinner Time

Taken near Palm canyon creek. in Feb. this spring.

Also labeled: Animals, Nature, Wildlife

Camouflage


Camouflage

Horned Lizard hiding in the desert brush.

Also labeled: Animals, Nature, Wildlife

Eyes & Ears


Eyes & Ears

Male impala watching over his harem

Also labeled: Animals, Exotic Places, Wildlife, Nature

Fence


Fence

Photo Taken at a bus stop near El Calafate, Argentina. The cow skull is considered as an amulet that prevent the entrance of the farm against bad spirits.

Also labeled: Nature

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