SHAFTS OF LIGHT
Light shines through some storm clouds in Southern Utah
Hazy Pics From Northern Arizona
From my trip last week to Kaibab National Forest. There was a wildfire near Flagstaff that gave these images a somewhat ethereal look.
Northern Arizona Sunset
The sun doesn’t necessarily have to be in the shot for a good sunset image. Look away from the setting sun and you’ll see impressive color and light.
For sunset images, don’t always shoot towards the sun. But look to the opposite direction to see how the light varies. You’ll see the light change from white to yellow, from yellow to orange and then orange to red just before the sun sets.
The light from a rising sun peeked through the random cloud formations at Zion National Park yesterday morning. The filtered light helped to produce a soft but beautiful landscape.
One Amazing Light Show
With monsoonal storms passing through Southern Utah, you never know what you may encounter. I think this was a close encounter of the best kind! Clouds obscured the setting sun, setting up a dance of light and sunbeams that provided a visual feast.
Saguaros Are Cool
Saguaro National Park on either side of Tuscon, Arizona, is home to the Saguaro Cactus. Growing up to 40 feet tall, these plants are native to the Sonoran Desert. Other succulents and plants in the park include the Teddy Bear Cholla, Barrel Cactus, Hedgehog Cactus, Prickly Pear Cactus and the Ocotillo. Kinda…
Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument
The monument is in good health as we caught this landscape at sundown and moonrise.
Another Northern Arizona Sunset
But they’re all good, especially the light from a setting sun.
Highlights and Shadows
Sunlight penetrates clouds from a passing thunderstorm, producing sunbeams along Marble Canyon in Northern Arizona.