3rd in B&W Prints, N4C Nov 2016. HM in Best of the Best, N4C 2017.
From the left, our guide Rob, Cosmas Liu, me, Scott Nagel, and Mark Rasmussen.
Secret Canyon. HM in Digital B&W, N4C, May 2018.
Horseshoe Bend of the Colorado River, about a half hour before sunrise.
Secret Canyon. 3/16
The Toadstools. 11/16
Cosmas in Secret Canyon.
Secret Canyon. Honorable Mention in Digital Pictorial, N4C, February 2017
White Pocket is an amazing landscape caused by "soft deformation" of sediments. March 2016
The rock on the right is known as Lollipop Rock. We called the one in the middle Gumdrops, and the foreground Godzilla's Legs.
Toadstools 3/16. Honorable Mention, Digital Travel, N4C May 2016
At sunrise and sunset, the rocks glow with the color from the sky and setting sun. HM in Nature Prints, N4C, May 2018.
Water is captured in pockets because of the impermeable rock. These water pockets enabled native Americans to inhabit this area, despite the absence of springs or streams. Later, ranchers used the water pockets for their cattle. Cow paths are worn into the rock in places.
White Pocket, AZ
Toadstools by moonlight. 11/16. HM in Digital Nature, N4C March 2017
1st in Digital B&W, N4C Aug 2016
Late afternoon at The Fins.
White Pocket Sunset Glow, March 2016. Honorable Mention, N4C Digital Nature, Aug 2016.