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The Cottonwoods

November 22, 2020 - As a general rule, I am not a fan of lens flare. But, when it inserts a rainbow into a beautiful fall scene, I am all fo...
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Where there is Hope

October 31, 2020 - As the sun set behind the Huachuca Mountains trailing edge, providing an ebbing light on the mountains flanks, October's...
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Orion Nebula 2020

October 15, 2020 - Past the tremendous eternal abyss of space, somewhere, is an island that lives without time or boundary. Ruled by a bene...
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A Passage in the Wilderness

October 10, 2020 - Stalwart sentinels from a long-ago era, the hoodoos at Chiricahua National Monument stand in eternal attention. Like sto...
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Night Light on the Mules

July 14, 2020 - Last night's southern Arizona high desert monsoon storm seemed to want to hug the Arizona New / Mexico border. Knowing t...
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Lightning Loop

July 11, 2020 - Yesterday's southern Arizona high desert monsoon storm was unrelenting in producing some of the best lightning I have se...
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Bighorn Sunset

June 21, 2020 - The southern Arizona high desert yields no quarter to those who choose to make this home. The payment for life in this a...
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Behold

June 20, 2020 - There are seasons when the message is so muddled and confused that I cannot explain its meaning. And then there are time...
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A Season of Hope

March 20, 2020 - One of the first harbingers that springs renewal has begun in the southern Arizona high desert is the annual bloom of wi...
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A Monday Morning Sunrise in January

January 28, 2020 - In the vast smelter of creations endless cycle, the fire-forged furnace of days first light renders nighttime of its dre...
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Sunrise 20201116 - Montezuma Pass

January 16, 2020 - Montezuma Pass may be one of my favorite southern Arizona high desert photography spots. From this vantage point, like a...
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Sunrise on the Obelisk

January 11, 2020 - Part of the magic of first light is the dramatic way that sunrise spreads its powerful luminance over the dark's grim cl...
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Morning Light on a Dragoon Mountain Stream

January 07, 2020 - We spent the night in the biting cold of the southern Arizona high desert watching meteors pierce the sky like brilliant...
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Risen

December 25, 2019 - Life, when you think about it, is about choices. In this vast, interconnected, little privacy world we find ourselves in...
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Sunrise 122319

December 23, 2019 - Sometimes you need to step back and let the world reveal its glory. This morning's sunrise was just such a time. At 6...
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Sunrise 121819

December 19, 2019 - In the cold early morning silence of yesterday's sunrise, I found the time to calm my scattered thoughts and sink into t...
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Sunrise 121619

December 16, 2019 - Some may already realize from the images I have been posting that my 2020 big project will be a sunrise every day. That...
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Sunrise 121219

December 12, 2019 - Not every sunrise is dramatic, and yet if you look, you can find drama in them all. This morning's daybreak is a perfect...
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Sunrise 121119

December 11, 2019 - This morning reminded me of something I so often forget. When I rely only on the word of others, I am apt to miss experi...
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Sunrise 120719

December 10, 2019 - There have been so many dark and intimidating nights of the soul in my life. So many days clouded by the intense fog of...
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Sunrise 120819

December 08, 2019 - Let there be light, and it rained fire from the clouds so that all could see the power of his whisper. In the late mo...
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Sunrise 120619

December 06, 2019 - Good morning. And it was! As the day's first sunshine crept over the southern Arizona high desert horizon, pushing the p...
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December Conjunction

December 05, 2019 - Jupiter, Venus, and Saturn shone brightly in the early night sky. Like three wise men returning an ancient favor, they g...
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Morning on the Mighty San Pedro

December 03, 2019 - The modest San Pedro River, its flow often nothing more than a series of small pools amidst the scorched dry river bed,...
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Parker Canyon Lake Milky Way 623

June 24, 2019 - Overwhelming in its intensity, magnificent in its grandeur and awe-inspiring in its existence. Poor descriptions of what...
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Milky Way over Montezuma Pass

June 21, 2019 - Last night, the Milky Way would only be visible for a short hour before being obliterated from sight as the rising Wanin...
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A View of the Dragoons at Sunset

June 19, 2019 - I awoke this morning in time to see the early morning light infuse the horizon with a pale yellow glow that stole the sh...
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A Tree in the Night

June 03, 2019 - To walk on a path in the wilderness during the day is to experience the serene joy of knowing our small place in the gre...
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Cactus Sunset

March 05, 2019 - Life in the Southern Arizona High Deseret is hard. In this harsh and arid landscape, the struggle to survive is an ongoi...
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Falls from the Ledge

February 27, 2019 - There is something about a violent cascading flow of water snaking down a steep mountain pass that inspires a hunger to...
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Supermoon 2019

February 20, 2019 - Advance notice - long story today. Perseverance in the face of adversity is lauded widely as a virtue. It is the charac...
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Monsoon Season

February 09, 2019 - At three o'clock in the afternoon on what was a bright summer day, ominous clouds roll in from the west foreshadowing th...
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Shooting the Blood Moon

January 21, 2019 - With my camera pointed towards the heavens it occurred to me that if I never again see the wonder of the sky as it revea...
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Red Barn at Night

January 17, 2019 - At a lonely barn in the desolate grasslands of the Las Ciegnas Valley, one can allow their imagination to travel back to...
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Council Rock

January 14, 2019 - Tonight I stood with the ghost of Cochise and watched as the sun gave a eulogy to his legacy with a closing burst of gol...
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Grasslands

January 13, 2019 - What is the Southern Arizona High Desert? Many believe this is the land of the Saguaro, where giant cactus climb from th...
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Coronado Sunrise

January 11, 2019 - What a gift it is to be alive. What a joy to be able to share it with others. What an incredible adventure awaits each d...
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A Pyrenees Town

January 10, 2019 - The most remarkable thing about the towns that dot the mountain landscape in Aragon Spain is how unremarkable they are....
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Dragoon Trails

January 05, 2019 - Most people see the sky move throughout the night but do not realize that the sky is stationary to our view, it is the e...
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Quadrantids

January 04, 2019 - As we stood at the foot of the Dragoon Mountains the uncharacteristically 23˚ cold due to the recent snow storms that bl...
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This Old Tree

December 30, 2018 - This morning, yesterday's snowfall left a thin, silky white blanket on the San Pedro Valley. A brief reminder of the unu...
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Winter in the High Desert

December 28, 2018 - I had a simple goal after I read the winter weather advisory last night. If it snowed in the valley, I was going to find...
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Summer on the River Arazas

December 12, 2018 - Deep in the towering Spanish Pyrenees, isolated from the already sequestered villages that dot the countryside, the ceru...
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Ferruginous Pygmy Owl II

December 10, 2018 - Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl II Southern Texas and Arizona represent the northernmost border of the Ferruginous Pygmy-Owls (FE...
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Miller Mountain Milky Way - How I shot it

November 05, 2018 - How I shot this photo (Milky Way Stacking) Equipment / Software Canon 5D IV Irix 15mm 2.4 Lens MeFoto Traveller Trip...
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Calm and Fury

July 09, 2018 - Often when I look at nature unfold before me, I am reminded that the world can be a macro example of the microcosm of li...
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Lightning over Mule Mountains

July 07, 2018 - There is the world. Every day we rush through it in a circular race to nowhere, while all around us, unfolding like a mi...
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Rio Ara

June 21, 2018 - I stood on a narrow metal footbridge that swayed to the rhythm of the aquamarine waters of the Rio Ara river in Ordesa,...
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When the Cows Come Home

December 21, 2017 - It's funny how our perception is affected by our upbringing. Having lived in the New York tri-state region most of my li...
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