Washerwoman Arch in Canyonlands National Park during morning light - what looks to be a scene right out of Mars.
Per Aspera ad Astra
I had named this "The Dragon's Back," but felt this Latin phrase had more meaning. Here's a remote arch deep in the Escalante under a starry sky.
Red, White and Blue
Here, of course, is one of the most recognizable icons of the American Southwest. Fitting that it should be colored red white and blue, I suppose.
Grand View Point
Only one of many incredible views offered in Canyonlands National Park - Island in the Sky district.
A Connection to the Past
The now famous "False Kiva" ruin in Canyonlands National Park as seen at night.
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Reflected light in the Virgin River of Zion National Park
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The Light Within
A short and narrow slot canyon provides intense reflected light within its wall during the noon-day sun.
Odd geological formation within the Escalante region of Southern Utah provide for whimsical compositions.
Rise and Shine
A popular location for locals and tourists, Mesa Arch provides for amazing views of the desert sun as it illuminates the underside of the arch
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An ancient Native American place of worship with an incredible view into Canyonlands National Park, UT
The Virgin River with reflected light of the towering cliffs above provides for impressionist-like abstracts of contrasting warm and cool tones. Zion National Park, UT
The Milky Way line up behind the Balanced Rock formation of Arches National Park, UT
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The Green River in winter with ice formations on the shores. The reflected light from the red rock cliffs gave an incredible warm glow against the cold ice.