A red rock wilderness canyon wall in the San Rafael Desert of Utah.
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.
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.
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 old truck is slowly aging away near a forgotten uranium mine in the Utah Badlands.
An ancient petroglyph in the Shaman's Canyon of the Mojave Desert in Nevada.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.