The Amazing Wahweap Hoodoos
From Friday’s 10 mile trek up Wahweap Wash in Southern Utah. We explored this carnival of anomalies and timeless products of erosion and produced these images. It’s part of the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, a landscape that Trump wants to reduce in size by about 50%. Environmental groups such as SUWA, Southern Utah Wilderness…
Zion’s Hop Valley
Little-traveled Hop Valley in Zion National Park is an enigma wrapped around a riddle. It’s sublime but also bewitching. The valley itself is flat but ringed by distorted rock formations that left me with a smile on my face along with a frown. Evil storm clouds hovering nearby added to the carnival. …
The Peculiar South Coyote Buttes
Located within Vermilion Cliffs National Monument on the Utah/ Arizona border, this landscape is one of a kind. Sandstone anomalies produced through millions of years of erosion has given this place its look. And its not easy to get to especially on a cold, windy day. The road was difficult. …
The aptly name Nautilus is an unusual rock formation carved by erosion in Southern Utah.
Paw Hole is an area at South Coyote Buttes that is part of Vermilion Cliffs National Monument, Arizona. Its unusual sandstone rock formations are a photographer’s playland.
This Just In ! The Earth Has 2 Moons!
I shot the 2 full moons the other day near Lake Powell, Arizona.
Death Valley Is Anything But Dead
Had to go to Death Valley National Park to check out the Super Bloom. I’ve been going to Death Valley for about 10 years and have never experienced this amount of flowers and people. I captured the floral display starting a few hours before sunset. The predominate flower south of Furnace Creek is the Desert…
The early evening sky over Death Valley NP
Saw these cloud formations just after sunset at Death Valley National Park. There’s always something unusual happening at this place.
Photo of the Week – The Unusual is the Usual at this place….
The unusual is the usual at this place. Grotesque shapes of rock cast by millions of years of weathering have produced a carnival of oddities that Barnum & Bailey would be proud of. I half expected a woman with a beard to come walking around the corner. The rock in the foreground is called half…
South Coyote Buttes- A fantasy of hoodoos, teepees and some Salvidor Dali
If you can’t score a permit for “The Wave” at North Coyote Buttes, get a permit for the remarkable and sublime South Coyote Buttes on the Arizona/Utah border, 30 miles west of Page ,Arizona. You’ll need a 4 wheel drive vehicle with high clearance, a good map and a sense of adventure. Bring along a…