Wind blown tree
Monument Valley, Utah/Arizona. This is not a park under the Bureau of land Management. It is run and operated by the Navaho Nation.
Old Gnarled Tree
So many twisted trees in Monument Valley. Those make a great frame for what lies beyond.
Gnarled wind blown tree
Monument Valley in Utah/Arizona is a wondrous place.
The Road leads to who-knows-where.
At this point, we can only imagine what is beyond the end of the road. Amazing things await us.
Gnarled tree, Monument Valley
Monument Valley has many dead trees which make good foregrounds for framing a subject in the distance
Unknown tree, with green leaves
The aqua/green leaves resemble holly trees.
Stormy sky over Canyonlands National Park, Utah
So many of these old gnarled Juniper Trees. The wind whips them around until the branches are twisted and turned.
Gnarled Juniper Tree
This old tree seems to be pointing to the sky, saying The Storm is Coming, hide!
A Grand Vista, Canyon Lands National Park, Utah
These old Juniper Trees have survival instincts, with seemingly little water to sustain life.
Old Juniper Trees frame a huge arch
There are many arches, double and triple arches in Arches National Park in Utah. The old Juniper trees frame many of these vistas.
Juniper Tree framing a double Arch
So many of these trees frame the arches in Arches National Park
Living history in these old Juniper Trees
The Juniper Trees frame so many of these arches in Arches National Park.
People are so minuscule compared to the size of the Arches
Old gnarled juniper tree
Looking through a gnarled Juniper tree
The wind over the years, twists and turns these trees, even to the point of twisting around themselves.
Looking through an old gnarled Juniper Tree
A grand vista lies beyond the twisted branches of this old Juniper Tree