A medley of red and orange maple leaves and oaks pile up along a creek in the Sierra Ancha's in Arizona.
An above view of a vibrant green agave plant at the edge of the grand canyon.
In camera motion blur created a watercolor like scene of a grove of aspens ranging from golden yellow to fiery red.
A painterly rendition of a burned forest area on the Kaibab National Forest. The young aspens were as vivid as any I have ever seen during autumn.
A pattern within the salt polygons resembles a white flame of salt crystals photographed during twilight.
A small section of cracked mud tiles photographed during twilight
Incredibly smooth cracked mud tiles resemble a sharks fin in the desert.
Small pebbles are lined with alkaline patterns creating a mosaic of color and texture along the Paria River.
Swirling patterns of red sandstone catch the soft morning light in one of the many pockets within white pocket.
Fallen leaves litter the washes on the east side of Zion National Park signaling the end of autumn.
A painterly rendition of autumn aspens and a lone pine tree blocked by an aspen creating the appearance of a caged tree in Colorado.
A painterly rendition of aspen trees and red ferns in Colorado created in camera by moving the camera up and down.
Paper thin ridges of sandstone begin forming from the bottom of a sandstone butte in south coyote buttes in Northern Arizona.
Late afternoon light paints tiles of cracked mud in rich golden hues in Death Valley National Park, California.
A sandstone arch found in a side canyon of Lake Powell resembles that of a human heart.
Chocolate Caramel Swirl
Reflections of sandstone walls are distorted by the wake of our boat as we headed to the next canyon on Lake Powell.
A sandstone wall covered in desert varnish reflects onto the waters of Lake Powell. The wake from our boat caused the reflection to be distorted.
Reflected sandstone on rippled water along Lake Powell.
Reflections of a cut out sandstone wall give the impressions of arrows pointing to the right, but why go right when you can go left?
A solitary cottonwood leaf sits atop colorful oil slicks on the banks of the virgin river in Zion National Park.
Contrasting colors and striations create a wonderful mosaic of texture on this boulder. A slight splash of green pushes through the blues and reds. Zion National Park, Utah.
A dune ridge showcasing the play between light and shadow in Death Valley.
First light touches this old twisted sage that appeared flattened into the ground at the base of the Sierra range in California.