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The Kiss


The Kiss

Teide The Volcano


Teide The Volcano

Teide is the highest mountain, a volcano, in Spain and is located in the Canary Islands, standing imposingly in the center of the island Tenerife. This is the volcano that formed the island and remains active, last erupting in the early 20th century.

Badlands, Zabriskie Point


Badlands, Zabriskie Point

Rock Outcropping


Rock Outcropping

Rock outcropping near sunset, Lost Goldmine Trail, Tonto National Forest, Superstition Mtns

Star Swirl In The Desert


Star Swirl In The Desert

Long exposure on a clear night in Joshua Tree

Superstition Wilderness


Superstition Wilderness

This was taken from the Lost Goldmine trail on the SW side of the mountains.

Great Sand Dunes Storm


Great Sand Dunes Storm

Delicate Arch


Delicate Arch

The Temple Of Luxor


The Temple Of Luxor

The moon shining over the pillars at the Temple of Luxor

Salt Flats


Salt Flats

Looking across the salt flats in Death Valley National Park in overcast conditions.

Brain Surgery


Brain Surgery

Mineralogical formations in the walls of Titus Canyon in Death Valley National Park

Flamingo At Laguna Honda, Sw Bolivia


Flamingo At Laguna Honda, Sw Bolivia

Bolivia's Southwest Circuit is an unbelievable Altiplano region of wildly colored rock, vegetation, and lakes, with wild Flamingo & Vicuñas galore.

Purple Haze


Purple Haze

Arizona sunsets never disapoint. I had just enough time to stop and find the perfect spot for this telephoto shot and although I didn't go looking for sunsets that day it proved to be a very nice end to the day. Moral of the story: always have your...

After The Storm


After The Storm

Little Wild Horse Slot Canyon is probably the most accessible slot canyon in Utah -- a very short drive off paved roads and a very short hike.

Sky Hole, The Wave


Sky Hole, The Wave

By now most recognize the unique sandstone formations of The Wave. However, I have not seened it photographed from this angle. And the clouds really cooperated.

Time


Time

Balanced Rock is one of the most iconic landmarks at Arches National Park. A full moon created a nice silhouette of the rock, while the moving clouds added interest. (33 seconds, iso 320, f/3.5, 18mm)

Gathering Storm


Gathering Storm

It had been raining all day, but the clouds began to clear just before sunset. In this shot, the arch behind me (not pictured) was casting a perfect shadow around this lone tree, and the storm clouds added to the drama of the scene.

Bryce Sunrise


Bryce Sunrise

This shot is of a sunrise at Bryce Canyon just after a fresh blanket of snow.

Lonely Bridge


Lonely Bridge

Also labeled: Blue, Landscapes, Nature, Water

Bruneau Sand Dunes


Bruneau Sand Dunes

Taken near sunset ISO 320 f22 @ 1/100

Waves


Waves

The dunes at Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes have a lot of shapes to play with. Using the telephoto helps me isolate a specific leading line of the dune.

Also labeled: Landscapes, Natural Wonders

Mountains Of Color


Mountains Of Color

Hiking down the trail from Ziebrieski Point, there are many colors in the rock to photograph.

Also labeled: Landscapes

Moonrise


Moonrise

Moonrise

Namibian Desert Cycles


Namibian Desert Cycles

We were out in the desert of Namibia and I saw this dead scrub and loved the contrasts of the colors of the landscape

Also labeled: Exotic Places, Landscapes, Nature

Hidden Hoodoos - Byrce Canyon


Hidden Hoodoos - Byrce Canyon

First light hitting a set of colorful hoodoos in Bryce Canyon NP.

Also labeled: Landscapes, Nature

Zabriski Point And Beyond


Zabriski Point And Beyond

A side view of Zabriski point taken as the first light of day strikes the peaks.

Dead Horse Point Lightning Strike


Dead Horse Point Lightning Strike

August storm over Dead Horse Point with a double lightning strike.

Alone And Just Fine With It


Alone And Just Fine With It

A lone dried up bush sits alone in the middle of a small cracked gorge with a stunning Badlands elements in the background with sun kissing the peak with all of its warmth.

Also labeled: Blooms, Grass, Green, Red

The Ranch And The Mountain


The Ranch And The Mountain

Lonely abandoned ranch in the badlands below Sierra Nevada

Heaven And Earth


Heaven And Earth

Also labeled: Landscapes, Natural Wonders, Nature

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