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The Lone Cypress

The Lone Cypress is a Monterey cypress tree located in Pebble Beach, California. Standing atop a granite headland overlooking Carmel Bay, the tree has become a Western icon and has been called one of the most photographed trees in North America. Wikipedia
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Outside Zion

This is the Virgin River after it has left Zion National Park. Behind me is the deserted town of Grafton UT which has been partially restored by the Park Service due to its unique history.
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Red Mountain

Red Mountain is a plateau of Navajo Sandstone within the Red Mountain Wilderness Area in Ivins, Utah. The elevation is about 4800 feet.
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Reddish Dawn

Key West, Casa Marina pier.
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Labor Day 1935

The death of Flagler’s railroad happened on Labor Day in 1935. It began when the barometer started dropping. Nobody knew that the most powerful hurricane to ever hit the United States was on its way. In the 200-mph winds the railroad cars were blown off the track. Only the locomotive, which weighed 320,000 pounds, stood up to the storm. More than 400 bodies were recovered. Most had drowned though others were killed by flying debris.The Flagler railroad was lost too. When I drive across the New Seven Mile Bridge now I crane my neck to look at the Old Seven Mile Bridge and I see ghosts. Jeff Klinkenberg - Historian
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Setting Moon

Beaver Dam mountains Ivins Utah
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Point Sur

Point Sur Lighthouse is a lightstation at Point Sur 24.6 miles south of Monterey, California on top the 361-foot-tall rock at the head of the point. It was established in 1889 and is part of Point Sur State Historic Park. The light house is 40 feet tall and 270 feet above sea level. Wikipedia
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Bridal Veil Falls

Bridal Veil Falls is a 607-foot-tall double cataract waterfall in the south end of Provo Canyon in Utah. Maybe you can see the lady in red near the bottom to give you better size perspective.
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Sundance

In 1969, Robert Redford bought the land now known as Sundance and envisioned the careful growth of a community committed to the balance of art, nature and community. Today, Sundance offers an atmosphere steeped in cultural heritage. It's located near Provo Utah.
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Low Flow

Took a long hike to find a waterfall shooting horizontal out of a crevasse. It was more of a drizzle due to rainfall but the scenery was pretty.
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Pine Valley

Pine Valley, at the head of the Santa Clara River in the Pine Valley Mountains Utah.
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Mid 1800s Farm

This Utah farm was established in 1859-1863.
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Low Ceiling

Near Duck Creek Utah at roughly 10,000 feet. Aspens, perfect clouds, river and lava field make for a nice landscape. Leica SL ISO 50 72mm f/11 1/125
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Into the storm

Key West Ferry leaves the harbor into some angry skies.
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Cedar Breaks National Monument

As seen from about 11,000 feet. This and Bryce Canyon National Park are unusual because the view is usually seen by looking down.
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Colorado River

Over my right shoulder about 1/2 mile is the Glen Canyon dam.
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Near Zion

Outside of Zion National Park this serves as a background for the abandoned town of Grafton. At the base, and reason for the towns settlement is the Virgin river which carved the landscape here and created Zion Park a few miles away.
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Mesquite

Rugged road through some Joshua trees with Mesquite Nevada way off in the distance. Not quite sure if I'm standing in Arizona or Utah because all three states are at this location, pretty close together. Beautiful spot to be for sunset due to the light and silence.
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1880s

South Dakota
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Pacific Coast CA

Pacific Coast Highway about an hour from Carmel CA.
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Rare Snow

A vey rare January snowfall in SW Utah. That evening 4-10” fell within maybe a 10 mile area and was completely gone by noon the same day. It happens maybe once a year and always looks beautiful mixed in with the areas Red Mountain.
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Wisconsin

Old house in Eagle Wisconsin.
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Springtime

Southwest Utah
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Two Pots of Gold

Pine Mountain Utah
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Monsoon Season Begins

The desert just woke up … The air smelt of creosote, and the distinctive olive-green bush with oily leaves was filled with bright yellow flowers. Wildflowers and a barrel cactus, withered and dry a few days ago, were blooming… dragonflies and birds filled the air, lizards, quail and roadrunners scuttled on the ground, a jackrabbit hopping across the trail, and a cardinal, with its bright red plumage flying by. Sunset brings bats, the sounds of frogs and the howl of coyotes. The desert awakes…
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Pine Mountain Utah

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Squall

This one sent a strong message to the boaters that day.
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Doubler

Ivins Utah
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1800s Wisconsin Farmhouse

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Red Mountains

Covered in rare snow which was gone in a few hours. Kayenta Utah
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Before it freezes

These guys are really tough. Most are out there most mornings just after first light. And when the lake freezes out come the fish shanties.
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Horse Ranch

Located in a very deep valley alongside a river with Zion National Park as background.
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Winter In Gunlock Utah

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Kayenta Sunset

Looking West from Kayenta, in Ivins Utah towards the Shivwits Reservation.
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As seen on tv

I'm not a golfer but I've heard this is one of the iconic cypress trees seen along the ocean on a particular hole at Pebble Beach CA.
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PCH

The Pacific Coast Highway is about 1600 miles of photo opportunities. It follows the coast from Seattle to San Diego. This photo was taken along the 600 mile section in California near Big Sur.
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Almost

A full double over the Red Mountains in Ivins Utah
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Sunset Key West

Through a "fisheye" lens.
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PG

Pacific Grove CA is called PG for those lucky enough to live there. This mornings color was nicely muted by a little fog.
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Bryce Canyon in Spring

Elevation is 7,600 feet in the National Park in Utah.
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Hear it?

Some photos just naturally come with a soundtrack.
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Beaver Dam Mountains

Congress designated the Beaver Dam Mountains Wilderness in 1984 and it now has a total of 18,667 acres. Arizona contains approximately 15,000 acres. Utah contains approximately 3,667 acres. It is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. Elevations in the Beaver Dam Mountains Wilderness range from about 2,000 to 5,000 feet. Joshua trees, desert shrubs, and scattered grasses are the primary vegetation. Notable wildlife includes bighorn sheep, the desert tortoise, and large numbers of raptors.
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Cedar Breaks

The far peak is 11,300 feet. It's accessible by preferably 4WD vehicle a few months a year.
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Low Tide

Recovering mangrove from hurricane Irma.
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Crayola

This area of dessert has all the colors one could imagine.
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Highway 89

Described as one of the most scenic roads in the US. This appears around a bend as you climb up towards Cedar Breaks, Duck Creek and Bryce Canyon.
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Boca Chica

Very low tide exposed the sea bottom. At normal high tide it will be a couple feet deep here. This area is located on the South side of the Naval Air Station, one of my favorite places to just walk on the reef in the keys.
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Red Mountain Rainbow

Ivins Utah
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Aspen Forest

Northern Utah in the Park City area.
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Pine Valley State Park

Located is SW Utah at an altitude that allows for snow all winter but only 30 minutes away is St George Utah that rarely ever gets snow.
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Patience

I personally would rather sit in a restaurant and order fish.
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The Reef

Florida Keys, low tide.
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Calf Creek Canyon

Beautiful waterfall up ahead but I loved this part of the trail
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Glen Canyon Dam

Glen Canyon Dam is a concrete arch-gravity dam on the Colorado River in northern Arizona near the town of Page. The 710-foot high dam was built by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation from 1956 to 1966 and forms Lake Powell, one of the largest man-made reservoirs in the U.S.
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Beaver Dam Mountains

Sunset in Ivins Utah
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Discovery Road

Utah's endless BLM land.
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Early Spring

Driving between Cedar Breaks National Monument and Bryce Canyon.
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Tropical

Sunset Key West FL
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High Altitude Prairie

Located near Cedar Breaks UT the prairie at the 10,000 foot level is covered in wildflowers if the previous season received adequate rainfall.
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Just caught my eye

Photo taken in Key West near the southernmost point
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Scenic Drive

Somewhere along Hwy 89 between Cedar Breaks National Monument and Bryce Canyon National Park.
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Road to Toroweap

This is a 61 mile road of rocks, washboard and plenty of dust through Grand Canyon National park to the Toroweap Overlook. The final few miles, which end at the canyon are so difficult the park service strongly recommends all vehicles carry 2 spare tires.
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Dakota

This area of South Dakota was so desolate there were no homes or farms to be seen yet there was mail.
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Evening Sky

Evening sail in Key West
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Key West Squall Line

Coming in from the West produced big wind and rain.
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Mirror Lake

Located in Utah near Cedar Breaks National Monument.
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Sand & coral beach

Key West has little sand and lots of coral.
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Mountain Mirror

Gunlock Reservoir reflecting the Beaver Dam Mountains in Utah
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Sunset Key Morning

Sunset Key located near Kay West is a wonderful place to photograph any time of day, especially of course, sunsets.
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Kayenta Wash

Looking at the Beaver Dam mountains through the Kayenta wash in Ivins Utah
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Pacific Coast

Near Carmel California
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Boca Chica

Boca Chica Key is about 20 miles from Key West. Behind me is the Naval Air Station. It's was a great place to walk because of this scenery containing mangroves and the Atlantic ocean. You can walk on the coral for miles while keeping an eye on the tides as some spots get quite deep during high tide. I tool this photo a few years before hurricane Irma completely changed this shoreline so it will be many years before the mangroves fill out again.
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Springtime at Altitude

Near Cedar Breaks Utah. Aspens are still bare.
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Backroad

Near Page Utah..many movies were made in this area.
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Due West

Photo taken from Cresent Beach on Sunset Key FL
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Lake Powell AZ

Lake Powell was created by the flooding of Glen Canyon by the Glen Canyon Dam, which also led to the 1972 creation of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, a popular summer destination of public land managed by the National Park Service. This photo was taken from Observation Point. A couple feet in front or to my right is a sheer 800 foot drop.
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Old dock, cormorants and shrimpboats

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Cresent Beach

On Sunset Key, Key West Florida
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Veyo Volcano

With an elevation of almost 6,000 feet the Veyo cinder cone is located in Veyo Utah a few miles outside St George Utah. It is one of many found in the area contributing to the very unique geology of the surrounding area.
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Angry Skies

My usual serene sunrise setting is upset about something.
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Rolling Lake Fog

Wisconsin
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White Pocket National Monument

Very remote Utah location
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White Pocket Utah

For scale, from where I'm standing to the tops it's maybe a couple hundred feet.
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Beaver Dam Mountains

The Beaver Dam Mountains are a 23 miles (37 km) long mountain range located mostly in extreme southwest Washington County, Utah, west of St. George, with the south of the range extending into the Arizona Strip. The range contains the Beaver Dam Mountains Wilderness which straddles the state's borders. The south of the range can be impressively seen from Interstate 15, as it traverses the corridor into Utah through the Virgin River Gorge, as the Virgin River exits the west of the Colorado Plateau. The elevation reaches 7,680 feet and is snow covered for most of the winter season.
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Quaking Aspen Forest

Photo was taken near Park City Utah. The leaves quake or tremble in light breezes and turn a brilliant yellow in fall.
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Red Mountain

The city of Ivins in Southwest Utah is located about 100 miles from Las Vegas. The centerpiece is Red Mountain which is the ever-present backdrop for Tuacahn Center for the Arts, Snow Canyon State Park and the art community of Kayenta.
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Brian Head Peak

11,300 feet overlooking the town of Brian Head (out of sight) which is the highest year round occupied city in the USA. From here one can see Utah, Nevada and Arizona. Straight ahead the red scar is Cedar Breaks National monument. I drove up here in July and there were still snow drifts along the "road".
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Yant Flat Cliffs

Swirling, patterned sandstone in a great variety of colors, eroded into cliffs, buttes and ravines; across the southern slopes of the Pine Valley Mountains Utah
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Sunset Light

Florida Keys nearing sunset. Everything just kind of lined up for me at the right time. And, I had my camera.
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It’s a rare one

Pewaukee Lake WI
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Beaver Dam Mountains

SW Utah, elevation 7,800 feet
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Castle Rock in Moab Utah

This formation has been used in many tv commercials over the years. Among the most popular rock climbing destinations in the world, Castle Rock has been summitted by thousands. Climbing historian Stewart Green reports that the number of successful ascents is over 40,000 and there have been so many that "no one really knows how many folks have reached the summit. From ground level to peak it's about 4,000 feet.
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Beaver Dam Mountains bathed in sunset color

Sunset over the 17,600 acre Beaver Dam wilderness area. The mountains are 23 miles long and reach a height of 7,680 feet. This photo with sage and a small oak tree was taken from a residential area in Ivins Utah
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Sundown

And the Henry Flagler Railroad Bridge
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Dusk in the Keys

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Watching the sunset

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Wisconsin Countryside

Red Wing Blackbird
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Dramatic Sunset

Key West
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Colorful Sunset

Over the Key West harbor
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Bahia Honda State Park

Sand, surf & sky
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