Lichens take up water and raindrops bead on fallen leaves. This photo was taken along Utah Highway 12.
A row of aspens in full fall color along Utah Highway 12.
Aspens in full fall color along Utah Highway 12.
The first aspens to shed their leaves at high elevation along Utah Highway 12.
A dead tree in Capitol Reef National Park.
Layered sandstone in Capitol Reef National Park.
A view of Capitol Reef's Chimney Rock from above.
Chimney Rock in Capitol Reef National Park.
Claret cup cactus flowers in Capitol Reef National Park, Utah.
Sandstone abstract in Capitol Reef National Park, Utah.
Chimney Rock at sunset.
Chimney Rock with the sun's last rays.
The Castle and cottonwoods.
The South Bentonite Hills.
Sunlight on the distant buttes and nearby trees.
Rain falls on the distrant buttes.
Clouds over the mountains seen from Sunset Point.
The Bentonite Hills.
Lava boulders in the Bentonite Hills.
Banded clay and lava boulders in the Bentonite Hills.
A channel in the clay leads the eye to a pinnacle near Jailhouse Rock.
A view from the top of a side canyon, with the Henry Mountains in the background.
Fair-weather clouds over Cathedral Valley.
Sandstone pinnacles in Cathedral Valley.
A cloud passes between pinnacles in Cathedral Valley.
A butte in Cathedral Valley.
Lava boulders near the Temples of the Sun and Moon.
Morning clouds over the Temple of the Sun and Temple of the Moon.
Full sunlight on the Temple of the Sun and Temple of the Moon.
First light on the Temple of the Sun.
Cottonwood trunks near Fruita Grade School.
A restoration of Fruita Grade School, a one-room schoolhouse.
A close-up view of one of Pleasant Creek's cascades.
A calm stretch of Pleasant Creek.
Pleasant Creek cascades seen from above in a three-second exposure.
Two boulders serve as an anchor as Pleasant Creek enters a channel.