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Spot Lit Sand Falls


Spot Lit Sand Falls

Took me quite some running back and forth of throwing sand and taking the pic before the sand ran out. But in the end I am happy with the result.

Cactus Flower


Cactus Flower

I was taking pictures in the Cactus garden and thought this was a pretty neat flower

Last Rose Of Summer


Last Rose Of Summer

Summer Berries


Summer Berries

Spring Flow


Spring Flow

Picture was taken after the spring melt on the Virgin river.

Az Palms


Az Palms

Red Rock Crossing


Red Rock Crossing

Tangerine Sunset


Tangerine Sunset

A gorgeous Albuquerque New Mexico sunset in winter.

Golden White Sands


Golden White Sands

I captured this golden sunset at White Sands National Monument in Alamogordo New Mexico in February. The sunsets are spectacular in winter and the temperatures are mild.

Red Rock Glow


Red Rock Glow

Two small plants caught my eye and complemented the red clay of the Badlands behind them. The rising sun gave everything a nice warm glow with strong hints of red.

Evening Sun


Evening Sun

The sun's hot rays covering the drought stricken area of the Oklahoma Panhandle.

Yuccas In The Sun


Yuccas In The Sun

Evening sun beating down on a dried up yucca plant.

Lone Firefighter


Lone Firefighter

While I was in the Badlands NP of South Dakota, a group of firefighters were burning off an invasive species, I was lucky enough to be there for the two days they were carrying out the controlled burns.

Desert Heat


Desert Heat

Ridge Rock Formations taken outside of Moab, UT.

Joint Trail


Joint Trail

The Joint Trail is a quarter mile long slot canyon in the Needles unit of Canyonlands National Park near the Chesler Park trail. 24-120mm 24mm - 1/30 sec.

Anasazi Sunset


Anasazi Sunset

The barren deserts of Utah has some of the most extraordinary sunsets. This scene was not like this 1 minute earlier and completely changed 1 minute later.

All Dried Up


All Dried Up

It was a hot day and we thought that we would go and have a look at Lockington plains

Panamint Mountains At Sunset


Panamint Mountains At Sunset

White Sands 1102-05


White Sands 1102-05

Desert Hummer


Desert Hummer

Just before sunset

Calvary


Calvary

Nearly 15 miles down a dirt road to nothing there an old cave which actually is a lava tube, in this lava tube where bats and spiders. There are three little opening in the earths surface bove the lava tubes and what you see here is the sun shining...

Moonrise At Fossil Springs


Moonrise At Fossil Springs

Fossil Springs Wilderness Area is such a wonderous place. I happened to be there during a full moon.

Moon Glow Over Tortilla Flat


Moon Glow Over Tortilla Flat

Heading up the Apache Trail for the super moon, I set up my tripod just as the moon glow was rising above the one horse town of Tortilla Flat.

Blue, Red And A Tree


Blue, Red And A Tree

Sonoran Desert


Sonoran Desert

Also labeled: Landscapes

Antelope Canyon


Antelope Canyon

Arches National Prk At Sunset.


Arches National Prk At Sunset.

Picture was taken at sunset at Arches National Park.

Cactus Blooms In Zion


Cactus Blooms In Zion

Prickly Pear Blooms

Also labeled: Blooms, Nature, Textures

Prickly Pear Shimmer


Prickly Pear Shimmer

Loved the way the light shimmered off the lobes of the prickly pear cactus and it made the spines more menacing.

Also labeled: Blooms, Landscapes, Light, Nature, Red, Textures

Purple Mountains


Purple Mountains

Desert, cactus, agave, mountains, rugged beauty!

Also labeled: Blooms, Landscapes, Light, Nature

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