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Textures In Light And Stone


Textures In Light And Stone

The colors of the narrow walls of Lower Antelope Canyon are defined by reflected light. HDR imaging is a must to capture fine texture in both highlights and shadow.

The Path To Somewhere Unknown


The Path To Somewhere Unknown

Dangerous Curves Ahead


Dangerous Curves Ahead

I captured this image on the Mesquite dunes of Death Valley during the mild temps of early March. I was hiking the East end of the dunes where there are less footprints when I stumbled across this scene. I just knew I had found what I was looking for....

Object Is Larger Than It Appears


Object Is Larger Than It Appears

I have lived in Southern California for quite some time and decided to check out Vasquez Rocks. It has been used as a backdrop to many movie and TV shows. My friend and I were exploring and climbing the rocks when I spotted someone at the very top...

Angel Over Rocks


Angel Over Rocks

the race track in Death valley

Merge, Dv


Merge, Dv

The Race Track in Death Valley is home to some very unique mysteries, like, "how did this happen?"

Flying Saucer Cactus Flower


Flying Saucer Cactus Flower

Yucca At Sunset


Yucca At Sunset

Sunrise at White Sands National Monument is spectacular with long shaadows bringing definition to the riples and casting an orange light on the yuccas.

Desert Rock


Desert Rock

Mount Teide, Lanzarote


Mount Teide, Lanzarote

In the crater near the coach stop looking up towards the top of Mount Teide

Guano Point


Guano Point

Taken from Guano point at the rear of the cafe

Moonrise Over Great Sand Dunes National Park


Moonrise Over Great Sand Dunes National Park

I shot this at the base of High Dune as the waning crescent moon rose along with Jupiter over the Sangre de Cristo Mountains.

Dune Sunrise


Dune Sunrise

Boulder, Juniper & Monolith


Boulder, Juniper & Monolith

Cholla Garden Sunrise


Cholla Garden Sunrise

Cholla Garden Sunrise


Cholla Garden Sunrise

Devils Golf Course - Death Valley


Devils Golf Course - Death Valley

Death Valley overwhelms with unexpected beauty. You think of it as a hot, desolate land. But venture in and you'll find uniquely fascinating and majestic vistas. Like The Devils Golf Course, an expanse of jagged formations that bubbled out of ancient...

Devils Golf Course - Death Valley


Devils Golf Course - Death Valley

Death Valley overwhelms with unexpected beauty. You think of it as a hot, desolate land. But venture in and you'll find uniquely fascinating and majestic vistas. Like The Devils Golf Course, an expanse of jagged formations that bubbled out of ancient...

Devils Golf Course - Death Valley


Devils Golf Course - Death Valley

Death Valley overwhelms with unexpected beauty. You think of it as a hot, desolate land. But venture in and you'll find uniquely fascinating and majestic vistas. Like The Devils Golf Course, an expanse of jagged formations that bubbled out of ancient...

Devils Golf Course - Death Valley


Devils Golf Course - Death Valley

Death Valley overwhelms with unexpected beauty. You think of it as a hot, desolate land. But venture in and you'll find uniquely fascinating and majestic vistas. Like The Devils Golf Course, an expanse of jagged formations that bubbled out of ancient...

Yucca At Sunrise


Yucca At Sunrise

Sunrise at White Sands National Monument is spectacular with long shaadows bringing definition to the riples and casting an orange light on the yuccas. The photograph was composed with the line of yucca at the upper third point of the phograph

Saugaro Arm


Saugaro Arm

Closeup of a new Saguaro Cactus Arm emerging.

Entangled Saugaro Arms


Entangled Saugaro Arms

Occasionally, an older Saguaro cactus will lay down its multiple arms in a cold snap, resulting in a jumble of tips at ground level.

Wind Blown Willow


Wind Blown Willow

Also labeled: Landscapes, Light, Textures

Desert Sunset


Desert Sunset

The sun creates so many silhouettes. The mountains in this image are actually in New Mexico, but the image was taken in El Paso TX. This is a testament to the openness and vastness of the desert southwest.

Also labeled: Landscapes

Flooded Orchard


Flooded Orchard

Pecan orchards abound in New Mexico. Irrigation is key in farming due to the arid conditions. Farmers flood their fields. This is a young orchard which has been flooded recently.

Also labeled: Landscapes, Water

Sunset Clouds


Sunset Clouds

Sunsets in the desert are stunning nearly every day. The best days are when there are a few clouds to catch the light.

Also labeled: Landscapes

Wind Blown Willow


Wind Blown Willow

Also labeled: Landscapes, Light, Textures

Burst Of Color


Burst Of Color

Taken at Malibu Creek state park. This is the same place they filmed the television show Mash. I took this as the sun was setting behind the mountains. The light lasted only a few minutes and I was lucky to have captured it.

Also labeled: Landscapes, Light, Natural Wonders, Red

Highway To Heaven


Highway To Heaven

This image was taken as a summer thunderstorm was approaching. The clouds perfectly parted to reveal the lovely blue light in the distance.

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