Tag Archives: moab

 

Desert Self Portrait

  We moved to Utah for the mountains. But we came to love the desert. They go hand in hand. In those few minutes after the sun breaks the eastern horizon at dawn, the sandy […]

 

In the Field at Courthouse Towers

There’s something magical about being in the desert at sunrise. The unobstructed view to the east gives you a tell tale glow in the minutes before the sun peeks over the horizon. Soon blades of […]

 

2012 Faves: Desert Towers

I love wandering around Arches National Park. As many times as I’ve been there, I continue to find new places and photographic angles. This past May I was out one morning for sunrise and decided […]

 

Desert Towers

Desert Towers, originally uploaded by tomkellyphoto. Spring mornings are a magical time in Moab. And Arches National Park offers myriad opportunities for amazing photographs. I have had great success photographing the monuments along Courthouse Wash […]

 

2011 Top 10 #6 – Clouds Over the Courthouse

Clouds Over the Courthouse, originally uploaded by tomkellyphoto. One of my longtime photographer friends, Rod Hanna, got me thinking about clouds several years ago in Utah’s redrock country. Nothing against a clear blue sky, but […]

 

Clouds Over the Courthouse

Clouds Over the Courthouse, originally uploaded by tomkellyphoto. Early mornings in the desert are a special time. What’s even more special is when there’s puffy clouds floating against the blue western sky. Such was the […]

 

Utah Redrock

Utah Redrock, originally uploaded by tkellyphoto. Just noticed this old picture on Flickr tonight. It’s one of my all-time most viewed Flickr pix. What’s especially amazing to me is the quality given it was photographed […]

 

Colorado River Sunrise

Redrock glows at sunrise as the Colorado River winds its way below Dead Horse State Park towards the confluence with the Green River. (c) 2009 Tom Kelly

 

Glowing Tree Trunk

Sunrise and sunsets can play many tricks with light. It was a cool, brisk late March day at Dead Horse Point State Park near Moab, Utah. The sunset itself had not been all that spectacular, […]

 

Colorado River Sunrise

Redrock glows at sunrise as the Colorado River winds its way below Dead Horse State Park towards the confluence with the Green River. (c) 2009 Tom Kelly

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