Yosemite Falls, Yosemite National Park
As a snowstorm gathers in the valley, the cloud and fog opens to reveal the upper falls.
The Devil's Golf Course, Death Valley National Park, Pre-dawn
Salt water in this area of the valley floor is drawn upwards, growing into the salt pinnacles in the foreground of this photo. The pinnacles erode into fantastic (and sharp) formations. For this predawn photo, I painted the foreground with my flashlight.