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Posts tagged “Colorado Plateau

Brush Strokes

Patterns on sandstone, Butler Wash

Mineral stains, Butler Wash, Utah

The Colorado Plateau is a pretty dry place.  A desert to most.  Maybe 8″ of precip in many areas.  The water, when it comes, moves the meager mineral soils in surprising ways.  Gravity, wind and capillary action can make a plain rock wall into a canvas of beauty that would be at home in a fine art gallery. (more…)


Seeing is the Essence

Attuned to desert light we travel to find the phenomenal, the remarkable…. the traveling is easy, the finding a little less so. Not that the landscape isn’t cooperating, showing us colors and shapes that are what we are looking for. The trick is to interpret what we see into an image that allows others to feel at least a bit of what we found attractive.

Willis Creek Canyon narrows

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Why here……

What was it about this spot, a place, at least to my eye that is unremarkable and much like other areas up and down this canyon. Yet here are images of the past etched in and painted on the canyon wall.

Barrier Canyon Style pictograph panel panorama in Sego Canyon, Utah

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