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Joshua Tree And Sky


Joshua Tree And Sky

I have been drawn to Joshua Tree National Park many times, but have been unhappy with my photographs there until this latest trip in March 2012. I think with the Snapseed app on my iPhone, I was finally able to convey the austere and unearthly quality...

Serenity


Serenity

This picture was taken near the Guánica State Forest (Spanish: Bosque Estatal de Guánica) which is a subtropical dry forest located in southwest Puerto Rico island.

The Rock


The Rock

The photo was taken at the Children's Pool in La Jolla, California. It is an incredibly gorgeous place. Originally, that beach was for children (and hence the name). But later, the seals took over it and it has since than become a popular tourist...

Oryx In The Hartmann Valley


Oryx In The Hartmann Valley

Aruban Goats


Aruban Goats

While hiking in the Arikok National Park in Aruba, we spotted these wild goats hanging out on the rocks. Amazing that they got up there. Since the park is on the dry side of Aruba, there's a lot of cacti.

Laguna Outdoors


Laguna Outdoors

A windy cold breezy cloudy day in Laguna Beach gave me the chance to capture this scene with my Takumar and my Pentax K5.

Laguna Outdoors


Laguna Outdoors

A windy cold breezy cloudy day in Laguna Beach gave me the chance to capture this scene with my Takumar and my Pentax K5.

Mornging Light In The Grand Canyon


Mornging Light In The Grand Canyon

It was my first time in Grand Canyon National Park and I went to the Yaki Point Overlook for some sunrise shooting. While waiting for the sun to emerge above the horizon, I looked west and noticed that the Grand Canyon and clouds were bathed in hues...

Chimney Rock After A Storm


Chimney Rock After A Storm

A view of Chimney Rock from a distance, shortly after a summer storm.

A Storm Of Dust


A Storm Of Dust

I planned on spending a single day at Monument Valley, but was interrupted first by a huge dust storm, then a thunderstorm, then a blizzard, and then another thunderstorm all in less than 24 hours. Needless to say, all of my touring of the valley was...

Light At The End Of The Tunnel


Light At The End Of The Tunnel

This image was taken in the slot canyon system known as Canyon X. It was a cloudy morning and I was quite disappointed that I wasn't going to get the red and orange colors I had been hoping so much for, but just as I looked up, there was a break in...

Standing In Front Of Serpants


Standing In Front Of Serpants

Looking northeast while at Lipan Point. The Colorado River had already been in shadow and this part of the canyon just burst into light.

' Ilima & Visitor


' Ilima & Visitor

Mountain Pasque Flower


Mountain Pasque Flower

Weathered Tree In The Grand Canyon


Weathered Tree In The Grand Canyon

I had arrived early at Hopi Point to do some sunset shooting. Soon after setting up, I noticed this weathered tree which seemed to blend in with the rugged terrain of the Grand Canyon. The low sun had dipped behind a cloud briefly providing me with...

Kilauea Lighthouse


Kilauea Lighthouse

I have always wanted to visit a lighthouse and I don't think another can top my first. This view is amazing.

"branching" Out


"branching" Out

The beach was empty except for us, the branches and the great big Pacific.

Yellow Bells


Yellow Bells

One of the many beautiful flowering trees at San Diego's Wild Animal Park

Scottsbluff Monument At Sunset


Scottsbluff Monument At Sunset

ScottsBluff Monument

The Edge Is Beautiful


The Edge Is Beautiful

First and hopefully not last trip to Kauai. It is the most beautiful place I have ever seen. I know you aren't supposed to cut am image in half with the horizon, but it works for me here.

Shadows And Light In The Grand Canyon


Shadows And Light In The Grand Canyon

Looking east away from the setting sun in the Grand Canyon. As the sun dipped lower, the light and shadows became more dramatic. This was taken from the Hopi Point Overlook.

Off The Back Roads


Off The Back Roads

Series of defiles and slots leading to Oso Canyon.

Also labeled: Landscapes, Red

Chihuahuan Desert


Chihuahuan Desert

A view along the Rancheria Trail.

Also labeled: Landscapes, Scenic Routes

My Kinda Paradise


My Kinda Paradise

My whole life I've been told to visit the North Shore of O'ahu in the winter. It did not disappoint.

Also labeled: Islands, Landscapes, Nature, Water

Player's Flags


Player's Flags

The Yushu county is located in the province of Qinghai, China, which has the same altitude as Tibet, about 13,000 feet.

Mittens


Mittens

Four Adventurers In Shark's Cove


Four Adventurers In Shark's Cove

The sun had just set beyond the horizon line. I was waiting for her to get dressed after a day of snorkeling. I saw the four determined snorkelers ready to keep at it even though all the good light was totally gone. This was after all, their last...

The Race Track


The Race Track

Rocks seem to move by them selves on the lake plya and always leave a mud / slug trail as testimony of their jouney

Painted Hills ..... Clearing Storm


Painted Hills ..... Clearing Storm

The Painted Hills, part of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument area. After 21 trips to this area I finally scored when a large, drenching thunderstorm moved through the area, followed quickly with sun breaks just before sunset. The sunbreaks...

Last Light In The Grand Canyon


Last Light In The Grand Canyon

It was my first time in the Grand Canyon and I chose Hopi Point to take in the sunset, as this overlook really extends out with views east and west. As the sun started to set, I kept looking and shooting east and west as light was dramatic all around...

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