Mystery Butte Storm
A thunderstorm threatens with ominous skies over Mystery Butte in Utah as photographed by Gary Orona
Two beautiful Yucca plants embrace in the Mojave Desert near Las Vegas, Nevada.
Wrinkled Rock Mountain by Gary Orona
A stunning sky dominates a red rock wilderness landscape in the desert near Las Vegas, Nevada as photographed by Gary Orona.
Wind Swept Tree
The effects of a harsh landscape tormented by the elements can be seen in this wind swept Juniper high on the jagged sandstone reef of the Eastern edge of the San Rafael Swell on the Colorado Plateau.
The Watering Hole
A cow skull stands watch over a remote watering hole deep in the wild west of the San Rafael Desert of Southeastern Utah.
A dry lake in Eastern Utah suffering from dought as photographed by Gary Orona.
View Up From a Desert Grotto
A view looking up from a desert grotto in a canyon near Moab, Utah as photographed by Gary Orona.
Valley of Fire
A primeval view across the fiery red sandstone rock megaliths of the Valley of Fire in Southern Nevada.
An abandoned cabin in the uranium badlands of Eastern Utah as photographed by Gary Orona.
An abandoned old truck is slowly aging away near a forgotten uranium mine in the Utah Badlands.
Three alcoves in primeval sandstone stare across an alluvial fan of rock in a remote canyon in Eastern Utah as photographed by Gary Orona.
A deserted ranch cabin sits against a Summer tempest along the outlaw trail in Utah as photographed by Gary Orona.
The Hanging Tree
A stoic dead cottonwood remains standing against a majestic sunset in the San Rafael Desert of Southeastern Utah.
The Frenchman's Homestead
A historic homestead from the days of the wild west in Southeastern Utah stills stands, abandoned in a land of forgotten dreams under a savage desert sky.
An abandoned ranch along the outlaw trail in Utah framed by a weathered barbed wire fence sits abandoned and forgotten on a landscape where the west is still wild as photographed by Gary Orona.
A storm is stirring in the badlands along the Eastern slope of the San Rafael Reef in Utah as photographed by Gary Orona.
A natural nearly perfect cube of sandstone is balanced delicately on a jagged perch of rock in the Badlands near Green River, Utah.
Striped Rock Wall
Vibrant striped rock strata in desert rock of the Mojave Desert as photographed by Gary Orona.
A massive buttress striped with hundreds of layers of prehistoric rock stands in sharp relief against a brilliant desert sky.
Storm Over The Reef
A summer storm threatens over the San Rafael Reef in Eastern Utah.
Spotted Slot Canyon
Brilliantly stripped layers of sandstone line contorted, tortured, rock walls leading into a mysterious slot canyon as photographed by Gary Orona.
A rare weathered wooden grave marker in a wild west cemetery near the Outlaw Trail in Southeastern Utah is splinter down the middle, slowly vanishing away as are the last vestiges of the frontier.
This is a bird's-eye-view down, on a wild, native Agave cactus in the Red Rocks near Las Vegas, Nevada.