Photo of the Day 2016 - Photography by Steve Quayle

'WHAT A GREAT PLACE TO HAVE MAD MAX BOAT RACES' - SUPER DANGEROUS AND SUPER FUN - LAKE POWELL TRIBUTARY
 
WATER IS THE MOST PRECIOUS COMMODITY ON THE PLANET,  BUT LOOK AT HOW THE DESERT IS GAINING OVER THE WATER AS THE WATER LEVEL DECREASES
 
LAKE POWELL IN SOUTHERN UTAH - LABYRINTH LIKE CANYONS AND COLORS AND ABSTRACTIONS - AERIAL
 
DESERT STILL LIFE - OLD DRILL BITS, VALVE COVER, PUREX BLEACH BOTTLE AND URANIUM ORE  WHICH HAD BEEN PLACED ON A FLAT ROCK SLAB BY SOMEONE - PROBABLY AN 'EXTERIOR DECORATOR'
 
THIS IS WHERE THE PREVIOUS PHOTO'S BAND OF MINERALIZATION IS FORMED IN A BAND OR LAYER OF THE SURROUNDING ROCK - SOUTHERN UTAH
 
HIGLY UNUSUAL MINERALIZATION OF THIS AREA OF SOUTHERN UTAH. LOOKS LIKE THE SURFACE OF MARS - AERIAL
 
ONE OF THE BIGGEST DANGERS IN THE DESERT, WITH CANYONS AND STEEP WALLS, IS GETTING CAUGHT IN A THUNDERSTORM THAT CAN COME OUT OF NOW WHERE! FLASH FLOODS ARE A MAJOR CONCERN
 
"TEMPLE OF ISIS" IN THE GRAND CANYON-NOTICE THE CAVE INSIDE HAS WHAT LOOKS LIKE CONCRETE OR WHITE PLASTER COVERING UP AN INTERIOR ENTRANCE BEYOND THE CAVE MOUTH
 
IN THE HEART OF SOME OF THE MOST FAMOUS URANIUM MINING IN HISTORY-SOUTHERN UTAH!
 
MEDICINE HAT, UTAH - EAST OF "MONUMENT" VALLEY AND THE "VALLEY OF THE GODS"- NOTE THE BALANCE AND SHAPE OF THE ROCK STRUCTURE, IT'S PERFECTLY BALANCED
 
MONUMENT VALLEY AERIAL VIEW THAT COVERS THE MAJORITY OF ITS ICONIC PEAKS
 
MONUMENT VALLEY, UTAH - IN ORDER TO GRASP THE LAYOUT AND SCOPE OF THIS MAGNIFICENT AREA, IT IS NECESSARY TO GET ABOVE IT FROM THE AIR
 
MONUMENT VALLEY PINNACLES AND SEMI CIRCULAR AMPHITHEATER
 
MONUMENT VALLEY AERIAL LOOKING NORTH - ICONIC FILM SETTING FOR SOME OF THE "BEST WESTERNS" EVER MADE!
 
"VALLEY OF THE GODS" WITH MONUMENT VALLEY IN THE BACKGROUND - SOUTHERN UTAH - AERIAL
 
'VALLEY OF THE GIANTS' EAST OF MONUMENT VALLEY UTAH - I BELIEVE THIS TO A BE PYRAMID -LOOK AT THE SQUARED BASE AND SIDES - WILL SOMEONE GOOGLE EARTH THIS IMAGE AND TELL ME THE DIMENSIONS OF THE SIDES: COPYRIGHT STEVE QUAYLE
 
LOOK AT HOW FAR THE LAKE WATER HAS DROPPED, 40 TO 50 FEET! - AERIAL PHOTO OF LAKE POWELL
 
URANIUM MINING AREA OF SOUTHERN UTAH -"HAPPY VALLEY"- MINERS NAMED IT THAT AS THEY WERE HAPPY TO GET OUT OF THIS AREA - VERY LITTLE WATER
 
PETROGLYPHS AT NEWSPAPER ROCK, UTAH - NOTE THE SIZE OF THE GIANT FOOTPRINT IN RELATION TO ALL THE SURROUNDING IMAGES - NOTE THE 7'TH TOE BONE MASS
 
THIS AREA OF LAKE POWELL USED TO HOST THE MARINA - EVERYTHING LIGHT TAN IN COLOR USED TO BE UNDERWATER
 
THIS AREA OF LAKE POWELL USE TO HOST MARINA - EVERYTHING LIGHT TAN IN COLOR USED TO BE UNDERWATER
 
LAKE POWELL'S RECEDING WATER LEVELS ARE A STARK REMINDER OF THE INCREASING THREAT TO THOSE CITIES THAT ARE DOWNSTREAM - JUST WAIT TILL THE GREAT QUAKES FRACTURE AND DEPLETE OUR RESERVOIRS, RIVERS, LAKES AND WELLS!
 
LABYRINTH LIKE CANYONS IN "LAKE POWELL" - OH THE HISTORY OF THIS AREA THAT'S BEEN COVERED UP AND FLOODED
 
LAKE POWELL'S DECREASING WATER LEVELS ARE GOING TO BE A REAL ISSUE NEXT YEAR FOR 28 MILLION PLUS PEOPLE IN CALIFORNIA AMD LAS VEGAS
 
POTASH MINE IN MOAB, UTAH - THIS HAS TO BE ONE OF THE BEST CONTRAST OF COLORS AGAINST THE DESERT LANDSCAPE I HAVE EVER SEEN
 
GLEN CANYON AREA - VERY LOW WATER LEVELS WITH DIMINISHING WATER FLOW!
 
THIS WHOLE AREA OF LAKE POWELL USED TO BE UNDERWATER, YOU CAN SEE THE FORMER WATER LEVEL LINES AGAINST THE SANDSTONE
 
CANYON LANDS - YOU COULD SPEND A LIFETIME IN THIS AREA EXPLORING - FILLED WITH LEGENDS, MYSTERIES AND VOLUMINOUS ENCOUNTERS ON A SUPERNATURAL LEVEL!
 
"NEWSPAPER ROCK" 40 MINUTES SOUTH OF MOAB, UTAH - NOTE THE 6 FINGERED GIANT FOOTPRINTS IN COMPARISON, NOTE FACE LOOKING LEFT AT CONVERGENCE OF INTERSECTION OF PANELS - CAN YOU SPOT THE ALIEN BUST?
 
GREEN RIVER IN CANYON LANDS NATIONAL PARK
 
THOSE HEADED INTO THE WILDERNESS SHOULD, HIRE A NATIVE AMERICAN TO TEACH YOU HOW TO BUILD A TEEPEE.  IT'S NOT AS EASY AS YOU WOULD THINK
 
PARADISE VALLEY-AND A RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT! SPRINGTIME IN THE ROCKIES!
 
"GRIZZLY BEAR"-NOTE THE HUMP ON THE BACK AND THE CLAWS!  MY BROTHER IN LAW TOOK THIS TODAY
 
GREEN WATER LILY WITH A SINGLE DROP OF WATER-AMAZING VEIN STRUCTURES
 
SPANISH PEAKS LOOKING SOUTH OF BOZEMAN -- STRANGE DAYS, STORMS, SUNSHINE AND MASSIVE WINDS - JUST A TYPICAL  SPRING DAY?
 
SUNDAY AFTERNOON - GALLATIN VALLEY, MONTANA LOOKIN WEST - WHAT A GLORIOUS SIGHT TO SEE REAL CLOUDS AS OPPOSED TO CHEMTRAILED SKIES!
 
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK--THIS HAS TO BE MY SECOND FAVORITE GEYSER POOL, WITH THE FIRST BEING "GRAND PRISMATIC", CAN ONLY BE SEEN FROM HELICOPTER OR PLANE
 
WEST MONTANA SKY SUNSET THROUGH RAIN STORM - 5/21/16
 
FIELDS OF WILDFLOWERS, SPEAK IMMEDIATELY TO 'THE GLORY OF COLOR', ESPECIALLY AFTER A LIGHT RAIN OR EARLY MORNING SUNRISE
 
HIGH MOUNTAIN LAKES ON ALPINE PLATEAUS IN THE BEARTOOTHS-MY WIFE TOOK THIS PHOTO ON ONE OF HER BACK PACKING TRIP
 
YELLOWSTONE PARK -- WEST THUMB GEYSER POOLS - EVERYONE WHO IS ABLE SHOULD SEE THIS PARK ASAP AS THE DAY WILL COME WHEN YOU WILL BE DENIED ACCESS
 
WEST THUMB GEYSER BASIN WITH YELLOWSTONE LAKE IN THE BACKGROUND
 
"CASTLE GEYSER" OLD FAITHFUL AREA - YELLOWSTONE PARK
 
CANYON LANDS, UTAH-"THROUGH THE ARCH" WITH ARCHES AND CANYON LANDS BEING TWO OF THE MOST AMAZING NATIONAL PARKS IN THE WORLD
 
"OPTICAL ILLUSION" AS YOU LOOK THROUGH THE ARCH--- THE CYCLOPEAN EYE IS LOOKING BACK AT YOU! PHOTO BY STEVE WALKER-ARCHES NATIONAL PARK UTAH
 
PHOTOGRAPHER - STEVE WALKER SHOOTING THROUGH THE NORTH WINDOW ARCH AT THE SKULL ARCH - OUT OF FRAME
 
CANYON LANDS, UTAH - SUNRISE THROUGH THE EYES OF TIME - PHOTO BY STEVE WALKER
 
"GOBLIN STATE PARK"- SOUTHERN UTAH - PHOTO BY JAMES YOUNG
 
'ROCK SENTINELS' IN SOUTHERN UTAH'S VARIED GEOLOGIC DIVERSITY -- PHOTO BY JAMES YOUNG

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