Rainbow over Mato Tipila

Rainbow over Mato Tipila

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Every time the conditions were right and a rainbow appeared I ran up to the Joyner Ridge trailhead as fast as I could and tried to capture this shot. I got a lucky a few times.

Mato Tipila (Devils Tower National Monument), Wyoming.

Lightning Strike near Mato Tipila (Devils Tower)

Lightning Strike near Mato Tipila (Devils Tower)

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Thunder and lightning storms are common in the summer months and move across the plains with great speed, sometimes lastly for only 10 minutes and sometimes for an hour or more.

Mato Tipila, (Devils Tower National Monument), Wyoming.

Eastern Sierra God Rays

Eastern Sierra God Rays

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One of the most remarkable sunsets I've seen.

Bishop, California.

White Mountains and the Chalfant Valley

White Mountains and the Chalfant Valley

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The sleepy hamlet of Chalfant in the Owens River Valley gets a ray of sunlight on this cold winter's day.

California.

Tuolumne River and Cathedral Range

Tuolumne River and Cathedral Range

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The Cathedral Range peaks of Unicorn and Cockscomb are lit up in orange alpenglow at sunset with the Tuolumne River rushing in the foreground.

Yosemite National Park, California.

Reflecting pool

Reflecting pool

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Alongside the Tuolumne River.

Yosemite National Park, California.

Saline Valley Salt Flats

Saline Valley Salt Flats

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Death Valley National Park, California.

Foot steps on the Dunes

Foot steps on the Dunes

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Trails of hikers past on the Eureka Dunes in Death Valley National Park, California.

The Racetrack

The Racetrack

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Unexplained moving rocks on a desert playa in Death Valley National Park, California.

The Road Home

The Road Home

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An unbelievable sunset near Ouray, Colorado.

The Cirque of The Towers

The Cirque of The Towers

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Sunrise on the mountains and reflecting in the creek that runs through the Cirque of the Towers in the Wind River Range, Wyoming.

Waterfall in the Cirque

Waterfall in the Cirque

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You know you have arrived when you reach this small waterfall that graces the Cirque of the Towers with it's presence.

Wind River Range, Wyoming.

South East face of El Capitan and Half Dome

South East face of El Capitan and Half Dome

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Taken from up high, during my ascent of the Mescalito Wall on El Capitan, the late evening light was mesmerizing as it lit up the southeast face of El Capitan and Half Dome.

Yosemite, National Park.

Bridalveil fall and Merced River

Bridalveil fall and Merced River

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Yosemite National Park, California.

Rays of Light on Royal Arches

Rays of Light on Royal Arches

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This wintery scene was briefly brightened when the clouds lifted for a few moments allowing a stripe of light on the Royal Arches and North Dome above.

Yosemite National Park, California.

Three Joshua Trees under the Full Moon

Three Joshua Trees under the Full Moon

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Joshua Tree National Park, California.

Mt. Whitney Sunrise

Mt. Whitney Sunrise

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A beautiful orange alpen-glow on Mt. Whitney.

Inyo National Forest, California.

Sierra Wave Cloud over Tuolumne Meadows

Sierra Wave Cloud over Tuolumne Meadows

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One of the most spectacular sunsets I've seen, the lenticular formation known as the Sierra wave cloud makes an appearance over the granite slabs of Pothole Dome and Tuolumne Meadows.

Yosemite National Park, California.

Fall color in the Valley

Fall color in the Valley

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A cluster of yellow leaves brighten the Valley on this cold fall day.

Yosemite National Park, California.

The Misty Forest

The Misty Forest

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Swirling mist on snowy pines in the valley floor. Yosemite National Park, California.

Moonbow on Yosemite Falls

Moonbow on Yosemite Falls

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When the water is high in the spring and moon is full, conditions are just right for a Moonbow on Upper Yosemite Falls. Not visible to the naked area it becomes visible after a 30 second exposure.

Yosemite National Park, California.

Tuolumne Meadows

Tuolumne Meadows

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Early season sees lots of waters in the Meadows.

Yosemite National Park, California.

Irises and Castle Rocks State Park

Irises and Castle Rocks State Park

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Beautiful, yet an invasive species, the Iris flowers dot the grasslands with purple in front of Castle Rocks. Idaho.

Daisy fields forever

Daisy fields forever

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It felt like forever when walking through these daisy fields on the famed Circuit track in Torres Del Paine National Park, Chile.

Zion Canyon

Zion Canyon

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The quintessential view that you are rewarded with after hiking to the top of Angels Landing.

Zion National Park, Utah

Sandstone Half Pipe

Sandstone Half Pipe

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Deep in the Needles District of Canyonlands National Park, one can find sandstone patterns and shapes of all sorts.

Utah

The Heart Wall

The Heart Wall

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Can you see the heart in El Capitan?

Yosemite National Park, California.

Winter in the Valley

Winter in the Valley

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Bridal Veil Falls is just a sliver on this winter day in Yosemite Valley.

Yosemite National Park, California.

Mt. Cook

Mt. Cook

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The Hooker Valley leads to Mt. Cook.

Aoraki National Park, New Zealand.

Badlands

Badlands

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While the Badlands are interesting to look at during the day, it is near sunset and sunrise when the drab colors of the mud, dirt, and minerals turn to brilliant hues of orange and yellow and the park really shows what it has to offer. Badlands National Park, South Dakota.

Time and Stillness

Time and Stillness

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Something about looking at this image has always brought me a sense of peace and quiet. Maybe its the silkyness of the ocean and the steadfastness of the rock, or maybe just the memory of that time and place. Big Sur, California.

Black Sands Beach

Black Sands Beach

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Mist from the ocean spray and high contrast from the black sands and white sea foam came together for me in this image at KareKare beach on the North Island of New Zealand

Death Valley Super bloom - Brittlebush

Death Valley Super bloom - Brittlebush

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Once or twice in a lifetime the wild flowers of Death Valley explode into rarely seen combinations of grandeur and diversity. I was lucky enough to visit for a few days in March of 2016. This image is of a Brittlebush or Encelia farinosa. 

Death Valley National Park, California.

Upper Chute Canyon

Upper Chute Canyon

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A beautiful slot canyon deep in the heart of the San Rafael Swell. Narrow passage ways, 3 rappels and stemming over water (or swimming through water) for miles and miles.

San Rafael Swell, Utah.

Joshua Tree Silhouette

Joshua Tree Silhouette

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Moon sliver, sunset, and the crazy shapes of the Joshua Trees.

Joshua Tree National Park, California.

Candyland

Candyland

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The swirls and stripes of this image reminded me of the childhood game Canyland. Yum!

Canyonlands National Park, Utah.

Rainbows End

Rainbows End

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The rainbow ends, or begins, depending on your perspective at Mato Tipila (Devils Tower). Wyoming.

Starry Night at Mato Tipila

Starry Night at Mato Tipila

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A long exposure resulted in these star trails above Mato Tipila (Devils Tower National Monument).

Wyoming.

Canyonlands and Manti Lasal Mountains

Canyonlands and Manti Lasal Mountains

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The harsh desert landscape and warm yellow light contrast beautifully with the cold blue light of the Manti Lasal Mountains.

Canyonlands National Park, Utah.

Fire Rock

Fire Rock

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The late afternoon light transforms the dull oranges and yellows of the desert to brilliant reds and golds.

Canyonlands National Park, Utah.

Badlands III

Badlands III

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While the Badlands are interesting to look at during the day, it is near sunset and sunrise when the drab colors of the mud, dirt, and minerals turn to brilliant hues of orange and yellow and the park really shows what it has to offer.

Badlands National Park, South Dakota.

Badlands IV

Badlands IV

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While the Badlands are interesting to look at during the day, it is near sunset and sunrise when the drab colors of the mud, dirt, and minerals turn to brilliant hues of orange and yellow and the park really shows what it has to offer.

Badlands National Park, South Dakota.

Badlands II

Badlands II

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While the Badlands are interesting to look at during the day, it is near sunset and sunrise when the drab colors of the mud, dirt, and minerals turn to brilliant hues of orange and yellow and the park really shows what it has to offer.

Badlands National Park, South Dakota.

Cerro Torre Rises from the Mist

Cerro Torre Rises from the Mist

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Clouds swirling all about the beautiful towers in Parque Nacional Los Glaciares.

Patagonia, Argentina.