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.
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Gnarled wind blown tree
Monument Valley in Utah/Arizona is a wondrous place.
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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.
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Gnarled tree, Monument Valley
Monument Valley has many dead trees which make good foregrounds for framing a subject in the distance
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Unknown tree, with green leaves
The aqua/green leaves resemble holly trees.
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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.
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Gnarled Juniper Tree
This old tree seems to be pointing to the sky, saying The Storm is Coming, hide!
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A Grand Vista, Canyon Lands National Park, Utah
These old Juniper Trees have survival instincts, with seemingly little water to sustain life.
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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.
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Juniper Tree framing a double Arch
So many of these trees frame the arches in Arches National Park
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Living history in these old Juniper Trees
The Juniper Trees frame so many of these arches in Arches National Park.
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People are so minuscule compared to the size of the Arches
Old gnarled juniper tree
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Looking through a gnarled Juniper tree
The wind over the years, twists and turns these trees, even to the point of twisting around themselves.
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Looking through an old gnarled Juniper Tree
A grand vista lies beyond the twisted branches of this old Juniper Tree
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