A red rock wilderness canyon wall in the San Rafael Desert of Utah.
Wise Old Fence
The tortured ends of this old wild west fence tell the story of a harsh landscape that remains relatively wild in a forgotten corner of Southeastern Utah.
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.
Skeleton Tree Over Canyonlands
The skeleton of a Juniper Tree on a sandstone rock over Canyonlands National Park in Utah.
Three alcoves in primeval sandstone stare across an alluvial fan of rock in a remote canyon in Eastern Utah as photographed by Gary Orona.
The Tree Who Attacks
A grizzled old cottonwood tree is leaning forward with ominous knarled branches as if in an attack stance to ward off animals with malicious intentions. Okay it's a cottonwood tree along the Green River in Utah.
A deserted ranch cabin sits against a Summer tempest along the outlaw trail in Utah as photographed by Gary Orona.
Sun Over Mystery Butte
The hot summer sun burns the landscape of the badlands of the San Rafael Desert in Southeastern Utah near the old Outlaw Trail where Butch Cassidy and his gang rode.
Striped Rock Wall
Vibrant striped rock strata in desert rock of the Mojave Desert as photographed by Gary Orona.
Storm Over The Reef
A summer storm threatens over the San Rafael Reef in Eastern Utah.
An angle looking down at a Joshua Tree blossom and the sharp, prickly floor of the Mojave Desert in Nevada.
Spotted Slot Canyon
Brilliantly stripped layers of sandstone line contorted, tortured, rock walls leading into a mysterious slot canyon as photographed by Gary Orona.
Spaceship Skyline Las Vegas
UFO archetecture over the Las Vegas Strip skyline as photographed by Gary Orona.
Spaceship Over Las Vegas
It looks like a massive alien spaceship hovering over the Las Vegas Strip as photographed by Gary Orona.
Slot Canyon #3
A beautiful wilderness slot canyon, grotto and oasis near Moab, Utah on the Colorado Plateau.
Sky Above Slot Canyon
The sky looking out from a slot canyon with balanced rock and clouds as photographed by Gary Orona.
An animal skull rests on deep red sandstone in a remote wilderness of the Sonoran Desert as photographed by Gary Orona.
Skeleton of Predator Tree
The skeleton of a wicked looking tree seemingly with tail, legs and animal-like appendages is posed in front of a distant uranium mine as photographed by Gary Orona.
Absolute stillness resides over a vast open wilderness landscape on a desert playa as photographed by Gary Orona.
Grafitti from the early 1900's is carved on a megalithic sandstone rock in South Eastern Utah as photographed by Gary Orona.
A bed of cactus as photographed by Gary Orona.
A tiny desert weed takes shade from a solitary sandstone boulder on a dry lake bed in a forgotten corner of the San Rafael Desert in Southeastern Utah.
Shaman Cave #7
A Shamans cave opens to a spectacular sky in the Eastern Mojave Desert as photographed by Gary Orona.
Primordial sandstone walls in tortured shapes from millions of years of erosion stand as sentinels over a vast bowl in the Eastern Mojave as photographed by Gary Orona.
Savage Territory by Gary Orona
A savage monkey mask guards the dangerous mountains ahead where primal beasts rule and all men fear to tread as photographed by Gary Orona.
Savage Sandstone Horizon
A view over a Moenkopi sandstone badlands wilderness in the San Rafael Desert of Utah as photographed by Gary Orona.
A natural sandtone shelter beckons as a winter storm approaches in the Red Rocks of Nevada near Las Vegas.
This is the road that comes from the town of Green River, Utah and leads to Nefertiti on the Green River. When the rains come this Mancos Shale turns to ultra-slippery clay and more than one poor soul has slipped right off the edge into the river forty feet below. No four-wheeel-drive on Earth is a match for wet Mancos Shale.
Ominous holes in sandstone appear to be a skull with a huge cavernous eye staring across a mystical wilderness in the Eastern Mojave Desert as photographed by Gary Orona.
Protection in the Land of Fear by Gary Orona
A talking stick with dream catcher as protection at the portal into the cold land of fear as photographed by Gary Orona.
Pinnacle at Uranium Badlands
A pinnacle of ancient Cretaceous Era rock stands as sentinel over a treacherous badlands landscape in Utah as photographed by Gary Orona.
Prehistoric Native American Petroglyphs at the Monster Slayer Panel, Utah.
A prehistoric Native American petroglyph panel near Green River, Utah as photographed by Gary Orona.
Petrified Dry Lake Boulder
A massive boulder with petrified dry lake skin dating to the Cretaceous Period about 66 Million years ago, rests in the badlands area of the San Rafael Desert of Utah as photographed by Gary Orona.
Primeval petrified sand in brilliant colored swirls in the Eastern Mojave Desert wilderness as photographed by Gary Orona.
The North Window at Arches National Park in Southeastern Utah as the sun bursts through the top of the Arch.
Oasis Before the Storm
A desert grotto oasis nestled in a sandstone canyon near Moab, Utah moments before a thunderstorm strikes as photographed by Gary Orona.
Mystery Butte Wall
An epic vertical wall of sandstone rises directly out of a dry lake in the San Rafael Desert of Southeastern Utah near the old western Outlaw Trail used by Butch Cassidy and his gang.
Mountain Lion Kill Site
Mountain Lion kill site complete with dung and bits of Bighorn Sheep Bone in the poop as photographed by Gary Orona.
Mountain Lion Dung
Mountain Lion Dung with bits of Bighorn Sheep Bone in the poop as photographed by Gary Orona.
An ancient Juniper Tree reaches for the rising moon on the Colorado Plateau.
Monuments at Mystery Butte
Megalithic sandstone walls tower over a secret wilderness in Eastern Utah as photographed by Gary Orona.
Monster Rock #2
This is Monster Rock a megalithic sandstone mound on the road to the Frenchman's ghost ranch in the San Rafael Desert of Utah as photographed by Gary Orona.
What Monument Valley, Utah has become from the vision of Gary Orona.
Monument Valley, Utah, a statement on how the sublime has become nothing more than a resource to exploit as photographed by Gary Orona.