Emerald Cave of Black Canyon: The green water is clear because the Hoover Dam captures all the silt. The water's color is mesmerizingly gorgeous. This cave can only be reached by small watercraft (canoe, kayak). What a great adventure.
Septbember 2014: Buckskin Gulch Tree and Boulder
Just upstream from the confluence with Paria River, Buckskin Gulch has a remarkable opening in the canyon where light shines and trees grow. The oasis has a golden glow
December 2017: Hell Hole Waterfall: this sporadic waterfall is tricky to catch. I've hiked here several times in the rain only to get no waterfall. This year I was in the canyon during the rain and watched and heard the water begin its' plummet of 800 feet.
In The Flow
A split waterfall of La Verkin Creek within Zion National Park.
Setting up my tripod in the center of a waterfall is a first. This shot is the result of some effort and calculated risk. Degree of difficulty = 10.
November 2015: Gregory Butte Peak and La Verkin Creek
Just after sunset, I stood beside La Verkin creek and photographed autumn leaves and Gregory Butte peak. The Kolob canyon section of Zion national park is renown for its' majestic scenery.
June 2015: Broken Sandstone Tablets and Beautiful Lake Powell Sunrise. The clouds reach all across the sky to encircle me. The orange dramatic cliffs tower above Lake Powell. Thousands of broken sandstone rocks are everywhere!