Posts belonging to Category Canyon Country

Image of the Month: August 2013

I’m not naturally a morning person. Regardless of your predisposition, living and photographing nature in Colorado demands that you become one as I have learned to do. The sun shines its most extraordinary light in the morning on so many of our landscapes. From the peaks of the Front Range which reflect the warm light […]

Image of the Month: May 2012

Sometimes when we are out in nature we encounter reminders that we are not the first people to have visited the place where we now stand. In an area of Dinosaur National Monument straddling the Utah and Colorado border I was lucky to find this petroglyph carved into a swath of desert varnish. I love […]

Image of the Month: February 2012

On February 14, 1912 Arizona became the 48th state in the union and this month I’m celebrating its Centennial. While Arizona is nicknamed the Grand Canyon State there are numerous other canyons, large and small, which can be experienced there. One of the most photogenic is Antelope Canyon, a tribal park in the Navajo reservation. The […]

Image of the Month: April 2011

Spring is a great time to visit the canyon country of Northern Arizona and Southern Utah. Temperatures are not unbearably hot. Visitation by tourists is not yet at its summer highs. There may be wildflowers growing amidst the arches and sand dunes. The monsoon season isn’t yet upon the region making the chances for dangerous […]