Fine Art Images from the American Southwest

Tag: Geology

Formations In Rock, Geology Of Plaza Blanca

Formations in rock, the geology of Plaza Blanca, Georgia O’Keeffe’s “white place” Abiquiu, NM. Arches, buttresses and spires abound. A veritable, natural cathedral in rock. I can almost hear evening song echoing off the canyon walls. Thanks for looking. G

Formations in rock, geology of Plaza Blanca

White Pocket, Wave, Arizona

White Pocket, Wave, Arizona. Not “the Wave” in Arizona, but a wave in the rock formations in White Pocket. Yes, I know what you’re thinking… it looks like streaky bacon! Thanks for looking. G

White Pocket, Wave, Arizona

Vermillion Cliffs National Monument

Vermillion Cliffs National Monument, Arizona. Here’s a larger perspective shot, a portion of the White Pocket area of the Vermillion Cliffs. What a great adventure exploring this area. There are some people down there providing scale to the scene. Thanks for looking. G

Vermillion Cliffs National Monument

Sunrise Plaza Blanca, Abiquiu, NM

Sunrise, Plaza Blanca, Abiquiu, NM. The sun creates a sun star as it breaks over a butte in Georgia O’Keeffe’s “White Place” Plaza Blanca, NM. Thanks for looking. G

Sunrise Plaza Blanca, Abiquiu, NM

Rock form, Plaza Blanca

Rock form, Plaza Blanca the white place in Abiquiu, NM. I made this image by mirroring the shot. It looks like the rocks are trying to form from within. Thanks for looking. G

Rock form, Plaza Blanca

On The Shiprock Dike, Northern NM

On the Shiprock Dike, Northern NM. Great views abound from this location at Shiprock. Great skies all the way to the San Juan Mountains of Colorado in the clouds. This photo was from a week long photo tour last May. Hey Ron, I’m still going through images. Thanks for looking. G

On The Shiprock Dike, Northern NM

Valley Of The Gods, Utah

Valley Of The Gods, in the Bears Ears National Monument, Utah. Go there if you get a chance. This image is from a few years ago. It still moves me to the point of distraction, and I madly want to be there. Thanks for looking. G

Valley Of The Gods, Utah
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White Place, Plaza Blanca, Abiquiu NM

White Place, Plaza Blanca, Abiquiu NM. A quick iphone image from a day in Abiquiu and Plaza Blanca (Georgia O’Keeffe’s “White Place”) today. Thanks for looking. G

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Plaza Blanca Window

Plaza Blanca window in Abiquiu, New Mexico. As the erosion occurs the window opening grows larger continually revealing more of the landscape beyond. Eventually the window will be gone, none of the formations will be the same. In the southwest nothing lasts very long except for the beauty, it remains! G

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