2012 was a great year and I hope you all enjoyed it. I had a some photos installed in the McCarren International Airport in Las Vegas, Nevada (Food Court area) and an interpretive night pollution display set up in the newly remodeled visitor center in Death Valley. I’ll be getting married and having my first child in 2013 so I know it will be another great year. Looking forward to seeing all the 2012’s best from Jim Goldstein’s yearly list! I hope your 2013 is as great as you make it!!
A hidden sea arch along California’s Central Coast
Cholla cactus garden illuminated by a spectacular desert sunrise in Joshua Tree National Park. The cholla cactus is famous for it’s dramatic way of catching backlight from the sun for hours after the sun has risen and hours before it sets as well. Don’t get too close or they may stick to you.
Wild yucca bloom in the Mojave Nature Preserve. It’s a beautiful place most photographers skip out on.
Death Valley Northwest Section
Death Valley Coyote Silhouettes
Death Valley Racetrack Backlit Lenticular Cloud
Canyoneering in Death Valley
Watchman Virgin River in the fall at Zion National Park
Fiery sunsest through Elephant Rock Arch at Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada’s Mojave Desert.
Eastern Sierra in Fall
More Eastern Sierra in Fall
El Capitan and the Merced in Fall, Yosemite National Park
Canyoneer makes a 40ft jump in a very remote section of Jump Canyon in Sierra Nevada Foothills of California
One of Zion’s Canyons filled with fall color.
Beautiful lone cottonwood tree on the Virgin River in Zion National Park
Repelling a waterfall in Jump Canyon in the Sierra Nevada Foothills of California.
Canyon Intersection – Zion
Thunderstorm above an arch in Joshua Tree National Park
Sea Arch in Big Sur, California Central Coast
S Curve at Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada.
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