Sonora Desert Morning

…the trail rounds rocky corners and hiding hills and rises gently from the desert floor as the sun eases from below the far horizon and lights anew this sharp and prickly land…the glow and flare inside the lens is equaled among the red spines and golden stems of cacti and brush and grass alike…the morning fire quietly waking the harshly coated earth…sweet light fading soon with the ascent of day….

Sonora Desert Morning

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11 responses

  1. That’s a great time of day! Probably the coolest too, in Arizona.

    April 28, 2016 at 3:16 pm

    • Yes, it is, Allen…beautiful and much cooler, too. I haven’t been out on the trails in a couple of months and have been missing them…actually had dreams last night about mountain hikes I’ve made…..really need to get out there again….

      May 15, 2016 at 2:45 pm

  2. Beautiful capture of the desert!

    April 28, 2016 at 8:06 pm

    • Thank you, Terry…that’s my favorite time out there….

      May 15, 2016 at 2:45 pm

  3. Beautiful early morning light, Scott

    May 2, 2016 at 1:20 am

    • It sure is, Andy….and a great place to be in the morning, too.

      May 15, 2016 at 2:46 pm

  4. A very beautiful shot Scott!

    May 8, 2016 at 2:14 am

    • Thank you, Adrian. πŸ™‚

      May 15, 2016 at 2:46 pm

  5. Very atmospheric with that golden back-lighting.

    May 15, 2016 at 7:08 pm

  6. That light is really amazing!

    June 10, 2016 at 7:09 am

    • Thank you, Susan….it’s the best time of day to be out there. πŸ™‚

      June 18, 2016 at 9:29 am

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