Tall Tales From The Field


Zion Ephemeral Waterfall

Heavy rains yesterday produced this waterfall at Zion National park, Utah


An ephemeral waterfall appears at Zion National Park during a summer rainstorm.

Captured! First Rainbow of The Season

Conditions were ripe tonight for a summer rainbow as a passing storm with a setting sun produced some magic! A faint second rainbow is visible.



Thunderstorms strike Gooseberry Mesa Area

Monsoonal thunderstorms visited the Gooseberry Mesa area near Zion National Park, Utah. The play with sunlight and landscape produced some dramatic scenes.  These images and more are available for purchase as prints or downloadable files at  Latest Images at Dawn 2 Dawn Photography






Summer Has Arrived At Zion

Temperatures over 100 degrees and monsoonal moisture have arrived at Zion National Park, Utah.




Threatening clouds pass over Cave Valley at Zion National Park, Utah

Summertime at Kolob Terrace

In the high country near Zion National Park, you can escape the sweltering heat below at Kolob Terrace. Monsoonal moisture is now starting to enter Southern Utah yielding more relief and some refreshing greenery. That’s where I went yesterday. Eighty degrees is much more bearable than 105 degrees.







Some More Pics From Capitol Reef National Park


Cathedral Valley


Like A Rainbow




Temples Of The Moon and The Sun



Dark clouds pass over the Henry Mountains near Capitol Reef National Park, Utah



Highway 24 weaves its way through the heart of Capitol Reef National Park.


Nice sunset, nice fire and a nice 12 pack of Corona Beer.




Dixie National Forest adjacent to Capitol Reef National Park, Utah



Cathedral Valley At Sunset

Light from the setting sun is cast upon the pinnacles and spires at Cathedral Valley at Capitol Reef National Park, Utah








Cathedral Valley In Monochrome

Storm clouds appear over Cathedral Valley at Capitol Reef National Park, Utah







Utah’s Colorful Caineville Mesa









The colorful and unusual sandstone rock formations and clay beds along Caineville Mesa in Southern Utah

Some Of The Wildlife At Capitol Reef NP

Pronghorn on the run.


Wild Turkey


Endangered Species

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