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Castle Valley Afterglow


Castle Valley Afterglow

Last rays of twilight turn the clouds pink and make the walls of Castle valley glow like embers as the moon hovers over the valley

Cerro Pedernal


Cerro Pedernal

Skies blaze with late evening light on the clouds above Abiquiu Reservoir with Cerro Pedernal jutting above the horizon

Catalina Sunrise


Catalina Sunrise

Along the Canyon Loop Tail at Catalina State Park at sunrise. The sun was just below the horizon and for a brief period, this Saugro was nicely framed by the fast-moving clouds, a rarity in Tucson in the winter.

Dead Horse Point State Park


Dead Horse Point State Park

"Wilderness..... The word itself is music." Especially for those of us who are attuned to its sonorous melodies - as was Edward Abbey whose quote begins this summary. I love the landscape, geography of the southwest. Love it! This picture was taken...

I17 Saguaro Scenic Area


I17 Saguaro Scenic Area

Summer in the desert....... Not fun at all. Nvtls, I was en route to the airport in Phoenix after some Sedona therapy and noticed an expanse of saguaro cactus off of the expressway. I had time before my flight, and decided to exit and navigate a route...

"bryce Canyon National Park"


"bryce Canyon National Park"

Dancing Witches


Dancing Witches

Waning light silhouettes the skeletal branches of tall brush in this national park famous for its mysterious rock and plant forms.

Climbers On Intersection Rock


Climbers On Intersection Rock

With climbs from easy to fuggedabodit, Joshua Tree Park is a magnet for rock climbers far and wide. One climber at the very top of Intersection Rock, belays his partner just below as the day's sun has gone below the horizon.

Navajo Night


Navajo Night

Photographed at dusk out in the desert at a Navajo Hoop Dance performance. The white objoct (Bokeh) in the backgroound in the moon. The blur is or course the motion of the performer as he was playing his native drum.

Navajo Night


Navajo Night

Photographed at dusk. The white Bokeh in the background is the moon. At a Navajo Hoop Dancer performance, the dancer in full custome playing a native drum.

Surrealdune


Surrealdune

White Sands National Monument after rain.

Death Valley Basin


Death Valley Basin

If 90+ temperatures are a deterrent, then winter is definitely the best season to visit Death Valley (although Dante's Peak may prove an uncomfortable contrast). Nvtls, Death Valley is undoubtedly my favourite place. I absolutely love DV. The myriad...

Coyote Butte North


Coyote Butte North

It took 3 years to obtain a permit to wander the wylds of Coyote Butte North. My only regret is that i only had winter's short hours to explore the Coyote Butte North area. Nvtls, absolutely amazing geography which is a must for all landscape...

Arches National Park's Delicate Arch


Arches National Park's Delicate Arch

Arches National Park's iconic Delicate arch near sunset.

From A Mountain In The Middle Of The Cabins


From A Mountain In The Middle Of The Cabins

The shades in the mountains, lit by the bright noon sun, really make this image.

Cloud Bonanza Over Great Sand Dunes Np


Cloud Bonanza Over Great Sand Dunes Np

I love photos of sand dunes and wanted to see Great Sand Dunes National Park in Colorado during a driving trip around the Southwest. Driving up from New Mexico, I traveled through high winds and rain. In the distance, I could see sand flying high in...

Superstition Mountain Clouds


Superstition Mountain Clouds

Superstition Sunset


Superstition Sunset

Monsoon!


Monsoon!

This storm was coming right at me as I managed to get off a couple of shots before the winds really kicked up. Taken on a hot humid summer evening in the Four Peaks area NE of Phoenix.

Monsoon!


Monsoon!

As this storm was coming right at me I managed to get off a couple of shots before the winds really kicked up. This was taken on a hot humid summer evening in the Four Peaks area NE of Phoenix.

Also labeled: Light, Nature, Seasons

Whiskered Screech-owl


Whiskered Screech-owl

Male Whiskered Screech-owl, found in US only in extreme southeastern AZ and southwestern NM.

Also labeled: Animals, Nature, Wildlife

Whiskered Screech-owl


Whiskered Screech-owl

Male Whiskered Screech-owl, found in US only in extreme southeastern AZ and southwestern NM.

Also labeled: Animals, Nature, Wildlife

Whiskered Screech-owl


Whiskered Screech-owl

Male Whiskered Screech-owl, found in US only in extreme southeastern AZ and southwestern NM.

Also labeled: Animals, Nature, Wildlife

Rio Verde Landscape


Rio Verde Landscape

Rare desert storm pending.

Desert Symphony


Desert Symphony

The Joshua Tree raised its arms to conduct, the clouds played their part, the landscape and sky were ready too as the evening sun, with sotf playful strokes painted fingers of bold intense color across the sky. The Desert Symphony had begun. This...

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

Sunrise At Zabriski Point


Sunrise At Zabriski Point

Also labeled: Landscapes, Light, Nature

Sights Along The Trail


Sights Along The Trail

A Gopher snake that crossed our path

Storm In The Canyon


Storm In The Canyon

In search of autumn color we were greeted by early winter storm which left the Grand Canyon socked in for days. Offering only a few brief periodic glimpses of the canyon, the storm made for some interesting perspectives, provided you were in the right...

Monzanite Cliffs House Range Utah


Monzanite Cliffs House Range Utah

Monzanite cliffs on the western side of the House Range at sunset.

Kissing Camels


Kissing Camels

While scouting out a wedding destination in Colorado my now wife and I took many trips a day through Garden of the Gods to capture the different lighting. This was sunset.

Also labeled: Animals

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