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.
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.
What's Under There?
The skin of a historic building from the days of the wild west is peeling awat revealing the original hand painted general store sign.
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.
Water Spirit Falls
Gentle water spirits cascade across moss covered rocks in a serene grotto cut right out of paradise.
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.
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 abandoned old truck is slowly aging away near a forgotten uranium mine in the Utah Badlands.
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.
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.
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.
A massive buttress striped with hundreds of layers of prehistoric rock stands in sharp relief against a brilliant desert sky.
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.
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.
These soft falls dancing and playfully splashing across moss covered rocks evoke a sense of the primal, as if each streaking trail is a carefree, child-like spirit.