Mono Lake Tufas and Eastern Sierra taken from South Tufa field at mid-day.
Lower AntelopeCanyon noon
Take Water Canyon Rd. out of Winnemucca, NV about a mile.
These large flat areas in Nevada are known as playa. During the summer they are hard alkali crusted expanses. Often in the winter and spring they become shallow lakes. In this view snowdrifts can be seen behind the greasewood. The rest of the snow...
Wild phlox grows through a sagebrush branch. In much of Nevada we learn to appreciate sprinkles of vibrant color amidst expanses of subdued color.
Subdued earth tones are the dominant color in most of nevada. Many animals, including this rattlesnake, fit right in.
My friend John walking on Dune 7 outside of Walvis Bay in Namibia.
Harsh, midday sun isn't usually the photographer's friend, but sometimes it can be helpful. That soft glow under the arch is caused by sunlight bouncing off the sandstone bench. Scattered bounce light is also filling in the canyon wall in the...
Taken while driving on the highway. (No, I wasn't the driver)
We have a lot of yellow cactus blooms in the spring but this orange one just jumps at you.
Valley of Fire. Overton Nevada.
Also labeled: Historic Locations
Bryce Canon is breathtaking. The brilliant colors, fascinating formations, and the sheer size of it all can leave you breathless. How wonderful that our great nation has set aside these places. We were there for the sunrise, but stayed all day. I...
Arizona Cactus taken just after sundown.
As the sun sets below the horizon behind Sunset Point in Capitol Reef National Park it spreads one last shaft of light toward the Henry Mountains and the park's sandstone formations. The Navajo aptly named this area the "land of the sleeping rainbow."
The La Sal Mountians form the backdrop for this photo at Arches N.P. The image was shot in the early spring.
Sand dunes of Namib Desert, Sossusvlei area, Namibia
In an area of Monument Valley that is off limits to visitors without a native guide, my wife and I were honored to be welcomed into the Hogan of "Grandmother" a 90 year old Navajo woman who has lived there her entire life.
summer storm on the Mojave Desert. Lightning that hits the mountain
Also labeled: Water
Antelope Canyon is one of the most popular slot canyons in the world. The sun filters down into the canyon and lights up the stone giving off some of the most beautiful colors. In this case, you get various tones of a beautiful orange color.
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