Arches National Park, Utah - the last rays of sunlight catch a large rock monolith in the desert near Moab, Utah.
At Behind-the-Rocks State Recreation Area in Utah, desert wildflowers grow from cryptobiotic crust under an old, dead tree limb.
A sandstone arch in Behind the Rocks State Recreation Area near Moab Utah frames the distant peaks of the La Sal Mountains.
Head of Sinbad, Utah - viewed through the branches of a juniper tree, an ancient pictograph (painted rock art) retains its ochre vibrance after enduring millennia in the desert elements.
Under deep blue skies with white clouds, a sandstone rock monolith stands tall over the desert in central Utah.
Looking skyward from red, sandstone rock formations in Goblin Valley, Utah.
House on Fire
An ancient native American cliff dwelling under a sandstone rock overhang.
An ancient native American cliff dwelling under a sandstone rock wall.
A tree thrives next to a small sandstone outcrop in Canyonlands National Park, Utah.
A butte stands silhouetted against the sunset, while long, thin clouds become fringed with gold and orange.
Mesa Arch Starburst
Canyonlands National Park, Utah - the sunrise shines under Mesa Arch, creating a sunburst.
Turret Arch through North Window, Arches National Park, Utah
Arches National Park, Utah - seen through North Window, Turret Arch glows orange in the light of the rising sun.
Dawn at Canyonlands
The rising sun illuminates the crests of sandstone canyons and spires in Canyonlands National Park, Utah. Fine art prints available; click above to order.
Mesa Arch, Utah
A sandstone arch glows orange in the early morning sun at Canyonlands National Park, Utah.
Cisco Gas Pumps
Abandoned gas pumps and storage tank in the Utah desert.
'Leaf on Sandstone' - Mule Canyon, Cedar Mesa, Utah, USA
Mule Canyon, Cedar Mesa, Utah - a dark red leaf lies on a multicolored sandstone rock with long shadows from the late afternoon sun.
Leaf on Sandstone
Sunrise at Broken Arch
Rugged desert shrubs and a sandstone cliff wall are silhouetted against a clear sky during a warm sunrise in the Utah desert. Prints available; for details click the Purchase link above.
Close-up of a yucca plant reveals delicate spiral fibers and the angular lines of pointy stalks. Black-and-white photograph in square format. Part of the HG Exclusive Collection.
Close up of the stalks and fibers of a yucca plant in the Utah desert.
Close-up of a yucca plant reveals spines and spiral fibers. Colorized black and white.
Sunset glows on rock formations in Goblin Valley State Park, Utah.
A dramatic monument in Goblin Valley, Utah.
Close-up photo of moki (moqui) marbles lining a crack in the sandstone om the ground in Harris Wash, Utah. The round stones are iron accretions formed when softer rock erodes around them. Black and white.
A dwarf juniper tree struggles for survival amongst the rock landscape at Harris Wash, Escalante National Monument, Utah.
Zebra Canyon Detail #1
Close up of a sandstone wall in Zebra Canyon, Utah.
Zebra Canyon, Utah
Zebra Canyon is a very narrow slot canyon in Harris Wash, Escalante National Monument, Utah.
Zebra Canyon #4
Harris Wash, Ecalante National Monument, Utah - this slot canyon is barely large enough to traverse.
Zebra Canyon #2
Soft light bathes striped curves of sanstone walls in Zebra Canyon, Escalante, Utah.