Scripps Pier solstice, sunset aligned perfectly with the pier, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, California

Scripps Pier Sunset Solar Alignment, Scripps Institution Of Oceanography

Milky Way over the Watchman, Zion National Park.  The Milky Way galaxy rises in the night sky above the the Watchman

Milky Way Over The Watchman In Zion Np, Zion National Park

Light Beam in Upper Antelope Slot Canyon.  Thin shafts of light briefly penetrate the convoluted narrows of Upper Antelope Slot Canyon, sending piercing beams through the sandstone maze to the sand floor below, Navajo Tribal Lands, Page, Arizona

Light Beam In Upper Antelope Slot Canyon, Navajo Tribal Lands

The Wave at Night, under a clear night sky full of stars.  Photographer is illuminating the striated rocks with a small handheld light. The Wave, an area of fantastic eroded sandstone featuring beautiful swirls, wild colors, countless striations, and bizarre shapes set amidst the dramatic surrounding North Coyote Buttes of Arizona and Utah. The sandstone formations of the North Coyote Buttes, including the Wave, date from the Jurassic period. Managed by the Bureau of Land Management, the Wave is located in the Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness and is accessible on foot by permit only

The Wave With Stars At Night In North Coyote Buttes

The Second Wave at Night.  The Second Wave, a spectacular sandstone formation in the North Coyote Buttes, lies under a sky full of stars, Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness, Arizona

The Second Wave At Night With Stars And Milky Way, North Coyote Buttes

Owachomo Bridge and Milky Way.  Owachomo Bridge, a natural stone bridge standing 106' high and spanning 130' wide,stretches across a canyon with the Milky Way crossing the night sky, Natural Bridges National Monument, Utah

Owachomo Bridge And Milky Way At Night

The Second Wave at sunset. The Second Wave, a curiously-shaped sandstone swirl, takes on rich warm tones and dramatic shadowed textures at sunset. Set in the North Coyote Buttes of Arizona and Utah, the Second Wave is characterized by striations revealing layers of sedimentary deposits, a visible historical record depicting eons of submarine geology, Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness

The Second Wave At Sunset, North Coyote Buttes

Ancient bristlecone pine trees at night, under a clear night sky full of stars, lit by a full moon, near Patriarch Grove, Pinus longaeva, White Mountains, Inyo National Forest

Ancient Bristlecone Pine Trees At Night, White Mountains, Inyo National Forest

The Virgin River Narrows, where the Virgin River has carved deep, narrow canyons through the Zion National Park sandstone, creating one of the finest hikes in the world

The Virgin River Narrows In Zion National Park

Ancient bristlecone pine trees at night, under a clear night sky full of stars, lit by a full moon, near Patriarch Grove, Pinus longaeva, White Mountains, Inyo National Forest

Ancient Bristlecone Pine Trees At Night, White Mountains, Inyo National Forest

Milky Way galaxy rises above the Fire Wave, Valley of Fire State Park

Milky Way Galaxy Rises Above The Fire Wave At Night, Valley Of Fire State Park

The Second Wave at sunset. The Second Wave, a curiously-shaped sandstone swirl, takes on rich warm tones and dramatic shadowed textures at sunset. Set in the North Coyote Buttes of Arizona and Utah, the Second Wave is characterized by striations revealing layers of sedimentary deposits, a visible historical record depicting eons of submarine geology, Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness

The Second Wave At Sunset, North Coyote Buttes

Torrey Pines Cliffs lit at night by a full moon, low tide reflections, Torrey Pines State Reserve, San Diego, California

Torrey Pines Cliffs Lit At Night By A Full Moon, Torrey Pines State Reserve

Torrey Pines Cliffs and Pacific Ocean, Razor Point view to La Jolla, San Diego, California, Torrey Pines State Reserve

Torrey Pines Cliffs And Pacific Ocean, Torrey Pines State Reserve

Star Trails over Sky Rock. Sky Rock petroglyphs near Bishop, California. Hidden atop an enormous boulder in the Volcanic Tablelands lies Sky Rock, a set of petroglyphs that face the sky. These superb examples of native American petroglyph artwork are thought to be Paiute in origin, but little is known about them

Star Trails Over Sky Rock

Milky Way over Tioga Lake, Yosemite National Park

Milky Way Over Tioga Lake

The Virgin River Narrows, where the Virgin River has carved deep, narrow canyons through the Zion National Park sandstone, creating one of the finest hikes in the world

The Virgin River Narrows In Zion National Park

Milky Way over the Watchman, Zion National Park.  The Milky Way galaxy rises in the night sky above the the Watchman

Milky Way Over The Watchman In Zion Np, Zion National Park

The Wave in the North Coyote Buttes, an area of fantastic eroded sandstone featuring beautiful swirls, wild colors, countless striations, and bizarre shapes set amidst the dramatic surrounding North Coyote Buttes of Arizona and Utah. The sandstone formations of the North Coyote Buttes, including the Wave, date from the Jurassic period. Managed by the Bureau of Land Management, the Wave is located in the Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness and is accessible on foot by permit only

The Wave In The North Coyote Buttes

Light Beam in Upper Antelope Slot Canyon.  Thin shafts of light briefly penetrate the convoluted narrows of Upper Antelope Slot Canyon, sending piercing beams through the sandstone maze to the sand floor below, Navajo Tribal Lands, Page, Arizona

Light Beam In Upper Antelope Slot Canyon, Navajo Tribal Lands

Monument Valley panorama

Monument Valley Panorama

Tufa and Stars at Night, Milky Way galaxy, Mono Lake, California

Mono Lake Tufa And Stars At Night

Monument Valley panorama, sunrise, dawn, stars in the sky

Monument Valley Panorama At Night, Stars And Impending Dawn

Light Beam in Upper Antelope Slot Canyon.  Thin shafts of light briefly penetrate the convoluted narrows of Upper Antelope Slot Canyon, sending piercing beams through the sandstone maze to the sand floor below, Navajo Tribal Lands, Page, Arizona

Light Beam In Upper Antelope Slot Canyon, Navajo Tribal Lands

Broken Hill and view to La Jolla, panoramic photograph, from Torrey Pines State Reserve, sunrise, San Diego, California

Broken Hill And View To La Jolla, Torrey Pines State Reserve

Torrey Pines Cliffs lit at night by a full moon, low tide reflections, Torrey Pines State Reserve, San Diego, California

Torrey Pines Cliffs Lit At Night By A Full Moon, Torrey Pines State Reserve

San Clemente Pier at dawn, San Clemente, California

San Clemente Pier At Dawn

God Beams, clouds and afternoon light over the Pacific Ocean, Del Mar, California

God Beams, Del Mar

Mammoth Peak over Tuolumne Meadows, Tioga Pass, Yosemite National Park

Mammoth Peak Over Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite National Park

The Wave in the North Coyote Buttes, an area of fantastic eroded sandstone featuring beautiful swirls, wild colors, countless striations, and bizarre shapes set amidst the dramatic surrounding North Coyote Buttes of Arizona and Utah. The sandstone formations of the North Coyote Buttes, including the Wave, date from the Jurassic period. Managed by the Bureau of Land Management, the Wave is located in the Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness and is accessible on foot by permit only

The Wave In The North Coyote Buttes

Clouds and afternoon light over the Pacific Ocean, Del Mar, California

Clouds, Ocean And Light, Del Mar