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Big Bend Mountains


Big Bend Mountains

Tinku Dancer


Tinku Dancer

Bolivian dances like the tinku are commonly seen celebrating thei devotion during religious holidays. This girl is dressed in the costume for the tinku and is dancing for the festival of Candlemass. The tinku is a dance which has Afro-bolivian...

Bad Lands Basin 2


Bad Lands Basin 2

Grand Canyon


Grand Canyon

Lovely view of the Grand Canyon and the light causing colors to change thru the valley. A rain storm had just finished a few minutes prior to taking this shot.

Female Blue Dasher


Female Blue Dasher

Bailarin


Bailarin

This is a photo of a dancer in one of the religious dances of La Tirana. She is dressed in typica hispanic clothing and is dancing in part of a dance group called "El Diablero", a traditional inidgenous dance which represents the clash between...

El Diablo


El Diablo

This is a photo of ne of the "devils" in the religious dance of "El Diablero" during the weeklong religious ceremonies in the town of La Tirana, outside of Iquique in northern Chile. The dance reflects a mixture of pre-hispanic and hispanic influence...

Dances Of San Pedro


Dances Of San Pedro

July 29 is the birthday of Saint Peter, which is traditionally celebrated in the town of San Pedro with 2 -3 days of feasting and religious dances. Some of the dances have their origin from the indigenous beliefs back before the Spaniards, others are...

Soplando La Zampona


Soplando La Zampona

This is part of a shoot that I did for my ex boyfriend's band. They play traditional Andean music. I had them take the instruments out into the Atacama Salt Flats and perform during sunset. It was an incredible experience and resulted with some...

Miffed Gila Monster


Miffed Gila Monster

This gila monster didn't move or react when I stopped to take his picture so I set the camera on the ground w/a 2 sec delay. Because the camera was in the sun I took off my hat to shade the lens and got this reaction as the shutter clicked.

Caged


Caged

Caged monkey at the chetah refuge.

Desert Light


Desert Light

Antelope Canyon is a photographers dream. If you like light and watching the changes and effect it has on the canyon it is amazing. This is a location you need to visit. Just be ready to give your camera a good cleaning when you get home.

Survival Of The Fittest


Survival Of The Fittest

Joshua Tree with fallen and dead Joshua tree limb in the foreground, though, it reminds me of a skeleton.

Capitol Reef National Park


Capitol Reef National Park

Some of the beautiful landscapes and rock formations in the Capitol Reef National Park in Utah.

Racetrack Dragon


Racetrack Dragon

After heavy rains...

Saguaro Flower


Saguaro Flower

Saguaro bloom wide angle

Horseshoebend-sunset-singularview


Horseshoebend-sunset-singularview

Sunset view with diffused sunlight on red sandstone

Monument Valley


Monument Valley

Nature Light


Nature Light

Noon Light at the upper Antelope Canyon

Waiting For Spring


Waiting For Spring

Shot in late winter in Zion at a focal length of 17mm

Race Track


Race Track

The race track is not something you can truly believe until you lay eyes on it for yourself. Over time, wind and the small amount of rain that falls here have provided a surface that finds these rocks wandering across a high desert playa.

Also labeled: Exotic Places

The Glow Within


The Glow Within

I love watching the sun rise and set. The clear visual connection with the passing of time, from night to day and back again is something I find so profound. I'm glad I saw this sunrise.

Also labeled: Landscapes, Natural Wonders

Courthouse Towers


Courthouse Towers

Spring time is amazing in the desert.

Also labeled: Blooms, Landscapes

New Mexican Evening Sky


New Mexican Evening Sky

This is a shot I took right in front of my Uncle's place, in Deming, New Mexico, where the evening sky can certainly be considered a work of natural art.

Curious Pony


Curious Pony

Convergence, Alvord Desert, Or


Convergence, Alvord Desert, Or

Also labeled: Blue, Landscapes, Light, Nature, Textures

Natoni Race-4


Natoni Race-4

Natoni Race-1


Natoni Race-1

Also labeled: Landscapes

Road To The Moon


Road To The Moon

Rockhound State Park Sunset


Rockhound State Park Sunset

A shot I took in the evening while visiting the park.

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