Siren Song, June 2012

Elegant, delicate colors swirl in the depths of Waterholes Canyon south of Page, Arizona.

“There’s a place That’s far beyond this time and space When each of us comes face to face with something more…” ~Alan Parsons Project For many years I have been photographing Canyonlands National Park in southern Utah. On many of those occasions I visited The Needles District of the park, The Island in the Sky…

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The Point, June 2006

Horses with Chimney Rock, Colorado, in the background

Driving from Ada, Oklahoma to Monticello, Utah I’ve made this drive on a few other occasions, but never in June during maximum daylight. This allowed me to shoot more along my route. Chesler Park Trail at Canyonlands National Park and Butler Wash I started at the Elephant Hill trail head in Canyonlands National Park, with…

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The Confluence, March 2004

This is a well-known view for shooting The Windows at sunrise: looking through the North Window at Turret Arch. We didn't get to this spot as early as I would have liked, but the morning light was still quite nice.

Driving to Farmington, New Mexico Up early, I drove to Norman, Oklahoma, to pick up my guest for this trip, my long-time friend Michael Zeiler. We made two or three good images, and, except for worthless restaurant service, had a pretty decent travel day. Michael’s Honda Element was well-suited to piling-style packing, and seemed like a good…

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Villanueva, July 1999

Towering cumulus clouds viewed from the rim of Capulin Volcano, Capulin Volcano National Monument, New Mexico

In the summer of 1998, my newspaper made the transition from conventional cut-and-paste production to desktop publishing, which meant instead of printing, I would be scanning my images. I happily began using my new Nikon LS-2000 scanner, and abruptly stopped making photographic prints. It happened that I still had over 1000 sheets of black-and-white glossy printing…

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