One of the more coveted shots in many Grand Canyon photographer’s portfolios is that of a sea of clouds beneath the rim and blue skies above. This phenomenon is most often the result of a rare weather event called an inversion. In my twenty years as a park resident, I’ve only witnessed this spectacle on […]
The elk rut is on in Grand Canyon National Park. That typically means love-struck titans (like the bull pictured here) roaming the forested South Rim in search of female companionship, and sparring with would-be competition. I encountered this gent on a recent walk in my backyard in Grand Canyon Village. Be sure to give these […]
Searching my photographic portfolio for a book project, I came across a favorite shot from a few years back. A weeklong string of winter storms left 2-3 feet of snow on the South Rim. The heavy snow brought the park to a virtual standstill. Being a local I was able to take advantage of the […]
The long-awaited summer rains arrived at the Grand Canyon several weeks ago and have been gracing the canyon with much needed moisture ever since. Of course the added bonus for photographers is the dramatic skies that build each afternoon, providing plenty of pinprick sunlight, rain curtains, colorful cloud banks, and the occasional rainbow.The season typically […]
I’m proud to announce the launch of my new website at Grand Canyon Prints! Through the web wizardry of designer and good friend Denise Traver, I have a new vehicle to share my images, field notes, book recommendations, and links with followers of this site. I hope you enjoy the new features. Come back often […]
Mary Jane Colter’s Lookout Studio beneath a dazzling blanket of fresh snow.
This photograph appeared in Arizona Highways inaugural Photo Issue and their annual Grand Canyon calendar. Available from Fine Art America
Available from Fine Art America