Rocket Ruins at the Salton Sea
Salton Sea Drive
Salton Sea Drive in the Sand
Niland Marina along the Salton Sea
Purple Sunset Lake Powell
Purple Sunset Lake Powell over an open bay.
The Alien Planet
July 2016: The Alien Planet: if Mars had lots of water, I image it would look like Lake Powell at dusk. The clouds went purple and orange on this night reflecting their colors onto the rocks below!
Ocotillo Over Fonts Point 2
Ocotillo Over Fonts Point 2: another take of the same shot except in horizontal format.
Fonts Point West
Fonts Point West: View of the sunset from the high vantage of Fonts Point
Shadow of Sunset
Shadow of Sunset stretching over the badlands of Fonts Point. These hills and canyons reach far away into Anza Borrego wilderness.
Fonts Point with Fallen Ocotillo
Fonts Point with Fallen Ocotillo: a dead ocotillo bush lies on the edge of this high point overlooking the southern California badlands.
Pocket of Fall Color
Pocket of Fall Color in the rocks on the far left. Autumn comes to the high Utah mountains at Lake Blanche.
Sundial Peak and Meadow
Sundial Peak and Meadow: Taken at sunset, this pictures of Sundial Peak includes beautiful blue skies. If you look carefully, there is a moose sitting in the meadow, left of center.
Glencoe Road driving into the mountains at sunset. What a beautiful road to travel!
Rocket Tower of the Salton Sea
Rocket Tower of the Salton Sea taken at dusk with glowing red and blue skies.
Niland Beach, Salton Sea
Niland Beach, Salton Sea is empty and abandoned
Niland Marina Changing Room
Niland Marina Changing Room is a wooden wreck
Shelf Rocks at Water's Edge
Shelf Rocks at Water's Edge with some underwater and some above the surface. A pretty sunset develops across the bay.
West Rim Trail Deep Canyons
West Rim Trail Deep Canyons dive deep down into Zion's slot canyons. From above, the buttes create glorious islands in the sky. The highest center point is East Temple.
Ocotillo Over Fonts Point
Ocotillo Over Fonts Point glows purple in dusk lighting.
Fonts Point Precipice
Fonts Point Precipice juts out above the badlands. The soft light of dusk makes the badlands glow purple.
Fonts Point Detail
Fonts Point Detail shows how the hills just melt away through rain, runoff and gravity.
Sunset at Fonts Point Badlands
Sunset at Fonts Point Badlands: Last light shines on the tops of the badland peaks and ridges.
Yellow Leaf Aspen
Yellow Leaf Aspen at Lake Blanche, Wasatch Mountains, Utah.
Lake Blanche and Sundial Peak
August 2016: Lake Blanche and Sundial Peak taken at sunset in the Wasatach Mountains. Climbing up this trail in Big Cottonwood Canyon is a highlight.
Volcanic Soil with last year's growth and this year's new life all shown together.
Salton Sea Rocket
Salton Sea Rocket is another roadside attraction at this weird desert location.
Buried at the Salton Sea
Buried at the Salton Sea is this changing hut. The sea in the distance.
Lake Powell Purple Sunset
Lake Powell Purple Sunset at Dungeon Canyon, Utah.
Burnt Log at Sunset
Burnt Log at Sunset on a lonely slope on Zion's high West Rim Trail.
Fonts Point Badlands After Sunset
Fonts Point Badlands After Sunset take on various hues of brown, red, orange, purple, pink and so much more. It's amazing.
Fonts Point and Distant Mountain
Fonts Point and Distant Mountain looking east at sunset.
Fonts Point Ridge
Fonts Point Ridge snaking its' twisted and steep path. This shot is just at sunset.
Fonts Point Maze of Canyons
Fonts Point Maze of Canyons as seen from above
Weary Hiker after climbing up 2,700 vertical feet to Lake Blanche. The altitude here is above 9,000 feet.
Endless Imperial Sand Dunes
Endless Imperial Sand Dunes, also known as the Glamis dunes and Algodones Dunes. From a high viewpoint the dune system extends far into the distant Mexican lands.
Green Cactus, Black Canyon
Green Cactus, Black Canyon taken at dusk.
Niland Marina Ruins
Niland Marina Ruins make a weird stop along this weird "sea".
The Salton Sea Civilization
The Salton Sea Civilization: boom very brief and then bust. Countless buildings, homes, marinas and more are left empty.
Sloped Rock at Dungeon Canyon
Sloped Rock at Dungeon Canyon as a wild sunset develops overhead!
Gathering Clouds over Dungeon Canyon, Lake Powell. This area of Utah is renown for the unreal beauty and unusual landscape.
Sunset Starburst over Phantom Valley
Sunset Starburst over Phantom Valley, which is the unique name to a place below the West Rim Trail and few can ever reach. Ths sunset was wonderful and bright.
Ocotillo in Orange
Ocotillo in Orange in the badlands of Fonts Point
Meandering Canyons below Fonts Point
Meandering Canyons below Fonts Point snake in every direction. Seeing a rainstorm here would be remarkable.
Fonts Point Sun Burst
Fonts Point Sun Burst at sunset
Fonts Point Sunset Panorama
Fonts Point Sunset Panorama with many 17mm lens shots stitched together to capture this most wide and insanely beautiful sunset over the badlands.
Sundial Peak at the hour of sunset. A moose sits in the meadow also.
Zion Kinesava Sunset
January 2016: Zion Kinesava Sunset: Cactus and the glorious Mount Kinesava in Zion's high desert. This awesome sunset was so beautiful. What a great place to hike.
Black Canyon Sunset
Black Canyon Sunset with a hint of the stormy weather that came the following day. The pink clouds and calm waters belie the future.
Salton Sea Deep Sand
Salton Sea Deep Sand along the beach at Niland Marina
Niland Marina Hut
Niland Marina Hut: destroyed by the elements and lack of care
Dungeon Canyon is a distant location at Lake Powell. Beautiful and inviting, this place will forever be in my mind.
Dungeon Canyon Lake Powell
Dungeon Canyon Lake Powell is open, orange and beautiful especially on a cloudy sunset.
West Rim Trail Sunset
West Rim Trail Sunset with an unnamed butte in the foreground and the East Temple in the high distance.
Ocotillo in Purple
Ocotillo in Purple Light of Dusk. The skies lit up tonight with soft pastel colors.
Ocotillo on Edge
Ocotillo on Edge at Fonts Point
Fonts Point Glow
Fonts Point Glow at Sunset
Ocotillo Over Fonts Point as late afternoon turns to sunset.
Last Reflection at Lake Blanche
Last Reflection at Lake Blanche before utter darkness fell over the mountains.
Old Utah Farm and Tractor
December 2015: Old Utah Farm and Tractor in autumn. The gorgeous blue skies at sunset mix with contrasting light and darkness in the furrowed field.
Ryan Ranch Smooth Adobe Walls
Ryan Ranch Smooth Adobe Walls. This is my favorite photo from Ryan Ranch in Joshua Tree National Park. The walls glow orange just at sunset. What an evocative location!