The sky catches fire in Arizona.
Cactus Tree Mountain Sky
Buck the Cat eyes the prey. Meow.
Pinnacles on the Hailstorm Trail at Echo Canyon in Chiricahua National Monument in southeast Arizona, USA.
Dusk light. Bear right To car park. Almost dark. https://www.dailypaintworks.com/buy/auction/1149205
This is an end-of-day scene looking east. We’d been fishing down in the Salt River, fish weren’t biting, the sun’s sinking and it’s getting cold on the desert. Nothing left to do but walk back to the car and start the hour’s drive home.
This part of the Salt River runs through Tonto National Forest in central Arizona. When the monsoons come, the rocky bed in the foreground is raging with water which will flow west where the Verde River will join it. Wild horses, mustangs, roam freely through this park in large herds.
A scene from Southeast Arizona, not far from the Mexican border.
Nature and realism as abstraction..get it?
Chiricahua National Monument in southern Arizona is other-worldly. Have you been there? I think it rivals, even surpasses, Utah’s Arches National Park. Chiricahua feels intimate yet has a scale of grandeur. I had never heard of this place before we visited it over the New Year holiday. We hiked isolated trails, took lots of picturesContinue reading “Slivers of Light”