Church Rock

In route to Kanab, UT to stage for my upcoming trip to hike the Wave, I was driving along US Highway 160 after turning Westward off of Arizona Highway 59.  Coming into Church Valley the Cumulus clouds were bountiful and the light shining upon Church Rock was portraying its impressive dominate stature.  I knew that […]

A White Pocket Golden Morning

This was one of my last photos taken on my visit to White Pocket.  This mound is one of the most photographed landmarks at White Pocket.  While I was taking photos this morning, I enjoyed the company of a professional photographer from Korea. He and a coworker had been camping here and taking images during […]

White Pocket Sunrise

I had reconned this location the night before.  It was my planned milky way photo to capture that mound at night, which an overcast sky denied.  See my White Pocket Sunset page, which shows the cloud cover.  However, that concept would have been cool, if I could have also capture the milky way reflecting in […]

White Pocket Sunset

Returning late back into the White Pocket area missing  the evening golden hour I  centered my attention on framing up this image mostly because of the interesting cloud structure. Isn’t that ripple on the left side of the mound exceptional?  This image is a composite of six photos.  Three photos of the sky at 2 […]

White Pocket Steps

During this early morning blue hour period the dominate East side mound can be found gaining some of the first morning light of golden hour, while the foreground still retains a bit of the blue cast. This is series of 8 images with an exposure range of 3.2 to 1.3 seconds with a -7/10 exposure […]

Church Rock

A common route taken on my annual photography trips into the Arizona and Southern Utah area is along the US Highway 160.  On this particular trip the clouds were remarkably fluffy.  Though I was running late, as I approached Church Rock Valley, the scenery demanded a pause to attempt to capture an image.  This image […]