Gold below the Gray

Gold below the Gray

An thunderstorm rumbles in the east as bright sun breaks out in the west, illuminating a golden field of wheat at harvest.

Abandoned Farmstead

Abandoned Farmstead

The warm light of a winter afternoon illuminates an abandoned farm as natural grasses reclaim the ground.

Waiting for the Wind

Waiting for the Wind

A silent windmill stands stands before a sunrise sky in Lincoln County, Kansas.

A Kansas Flower

A Kansas Flower

Tall sunflowers face the sunlight in a field in Eastern Kansas

A Golden Grove

A Golden Grove

A stand of Aspen glow yellow in the late afternoon sunlight, near the Collegiate Peaks in southern Colorado

Inside Out

Inside Out

Light illuminates the interior of an abandoned ceramic block silo near Marysville, Kansas.

Reach for the Sky

Reach for the Sky

Jet contrails high in the sky above a white grain elevator in Bucklin, Kansas.

After the Fire

After the Fire

A tree stripped of bark after a brush fire glows in the late afternoon winter sun. Cimarron National Grassland in southwestern Kansas.

Tracks

Tracks

Two sets of tracks diverge over a windswept dune in early morning light at Great Sand Dunes National Park near Alamosa, Colorado.

Below the Sangre de Cristo

Below the Sangre de Cristo

Native grasses glow in late afternoon light on the desert floor below the Sangre de Cristo Range, Alamosa County, Colorado

Red Frame, Yellow Grain

Red Frame, Yellow Grain

The structure of a grain auger frames an overflow pile of corn in a small town along the Kansas - Nebraska border.

Of Light and Water

Of Light and Water

Sudden, intense colors transform a cloudy central Kansas sky after sunset, filling the reflective surface of a Clay County lake.

Prairie Grasses

Prairie Grasses

Tall grasses shine in the early winter sun against a bright, blue sky along the Kansas Nebraska border.

Sound of the Wind, Color of the Rain

Sound of the Wind, Color of the Rain

Raindrops reflect a colorful sunset behind a windmill on the high plains of Eastern Colorado.

Red Barn, Golden Wheat

Red Barn, Golden Wheat

A red barn stands at the edge of a golden field of wheat in Cheyenne County, Kansas

Late Light on the Ridge

Late Light on the Ridge

Late afternoon light illuminates a ridge near the continental divide in the Sawatch Mountains of southern Colorado.

Aspens

Aspens

A grove of Aspen trees in the San Isabel National Forest in central Colorado

Rocky Mountain Morning

Rocky Mountain Morning

Early light is reflected in the still surface of a cirque lake, just below the continental divide in southern Colorado.

Morning in the Medicine Bow

Morning in the Medicine Bow

Sunrise at Mirror Lake in the Medicine Bow Mountains of southern Wyoming

Monument Rocks

Monument Rocks

Chalk formations stand in testament as remains of an ancient inland sea in Gove County, Kansas

Flint Hills Afternoon

Flint Hills Afternoon

Passing clouds and blue sky of a June afternoon are reflected by waters of a still lake in the Flint Hills of Kansas.

Harvest in Nemaha County

Harvest in Nemaha County

Late afternoon light illuminates wheat straw bales in a Kansas field near the Nebraska border, as wind turbines turn in the distance.

Cattails in Winter

Cattails in Winter

A winter sky glows above the snow and ice of a frozen lake in Eastern Kansas

Grasses

Grasses

Dense grasses are illuminated against a blue late-fall sky in western Kansas

Breaking Light in the Rockies

Breaking Light in the Rockies

Early light hits a ridge line and is reflected in a high country lake, just below the Continental Divide, Sawatch Range, Colorado

Blue Serenity

Blue Serenity

After sunset color in the sky intensifies as shadows deepen in the waters of Hillsdale Lake in eastern Kansas.

Summer Storm

Summer Storm

A fast moving storm cloud fills the sky and dwarfs a small farm on the horizon, in Eastern Kansas

Outgoing Tide

Outgoing Tide

The tide traces white in a long exposure of surf and sky on the Oregon Coast

Pacific Ocean

Pacific Ocean

Fading light over the Pacific Ocean illuminates a rough coastline in the Big Sur region of California.

Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach

Sunset and sweeping clouds at Cannon Beach, Oregon

Tranquility in Blue

Tranquility in Blue

After-sunset light colors the sky to match the lake surface, in a time exposure. Northwestern Missouri

Off the Edge

Off the Edge

The edge of a high valley lake seems to meet the sky in the Sawatch Range of south-central Colorado.

Black Trees, Bright Sky

Black Trees, Bright Sky

Skeletons of long-dead trees stand in stark silhouette against the fading light of a winter sunset near El Dorado, Kansas.

Passing Storm

Passing Storm

A short-cut wheat field glows in late-breaking light as a storm moves east over the high plains of eastern Colorado.

Calm Below Clouds

Calm Below Clouds

A sprawling western sunset is exactly mirrored in the still waters of a Norton County lake in Northwestern Kansas.

Into the Wind

Into the Wind

Wind turbines stall tall against the sky in the Pawnee Buttes Grassland of Northeastern Colorado.

Still at Sunrise

Still at Sunrise

Dead trees stand in silhouette, reflected before sunrise on the water of a quiet Missouri lake.

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