Radioactive Uranium Boot
A discarded old miner's boot in a uranium mine dwelling as photographed by Gary Orona.
Mystery Butte Storm
A thunderstorm threatens with ominous skies over Mystery Butte in Utah as photographed by Gary Orona
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.
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.
An ancient petroglyph in the Shaman's Canyon of the Mojave Desert in Nevada.
A mysterious abandoned cabin of unknown origin rests on an overlook near the San Rafael Reef in Southeastern Utah, near a network of long forgotten uranium mines in the 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 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.
Uranium Mine #666
I stumbled upon this 50 year old uranium mine in the heart of a cold war era uranium mining district in the badlands of Utah. Dizens of upside down crosses were hanging from the ceiling marked with '666' and a sign reading 'He is Here' made it unsettling. There are three shafts here descending into absolute darkness.
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.
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 savage and primeval landscape with towering sandstone megalithic rock and looming storm clouds overhead, in Utah as photographed by Gary Orona.
Slab of Primordial Rock
A savage rock wilderness in the Primeval Playground a secret uncharted area of the American Wild West 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.