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Steptoe Valley, NV – USA

  1. Storms In A Western Sky Challenge on The Wild West Show
  2. Rainbows Challenge on Skyscapes

  1. Artists’ Universe
  2. You’re Accepted
  3. All Things Nature
  4. Stunning Skyscapes
  5. SOLD
  6. All American Seasons
  7. For The Love Of Canon
  8. Steptoe Valley Photographers’ Association

Canon 350D EOS
Canon 18-55mm

JASC PaintShop Pro x7 + Corel PhotoImpact x3

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Great Basin Life exists … between … high desert expanses and majestic mountain wilderness.

Daily, I watch the winds of change sweeping away what remains of our western culture and heritage, and the land that has produced them.

My mission is to preserve as much as I can, of that which will soon vanish, through my photography.

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  • Gene Praag
    Gene Praagover 5 years ago

    Absolutely beautiful!

  • Thanks, Gene!
    This was one of those moments that photographers live for – the scene only lasted about a minute before a sheet of rain came down and erased my vision of Nirvana.

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • Sally Omar
    Sally Omarover 5 years ago

    Gorgeous…gorgeous….gorgeous!!!!!!!!!!!! xoxoxoxoxo

  • Thanks so much, Sally!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • Barbara  Brown
    Barbara Brownover 5 years ago

    Beautiful capture!

  • Thank you, Barbara!
    I appreciate your comment.

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • Anne  McGinn
    Anne McGinnover 5 years ago

    Amazing capture – this was a divine moment

  • It was indeed, Anne!

    Thanks for commenting!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • S .
    S .over 5 years ago

    amazing photo !

  • Thank you, Shoaib!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • arvyart
    arvyartover 5 years ago

    It makes me speechless of admiration!

  • (:-x


    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • David DeWitt
    David DeWittover 5 years ago

    I live on the high desert also and you have captured a great photo of what happens there!

  • Thank you, David!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • NicolaM
    NicolaMover 5 years ago

    wow this is an absolutely amazing photo!

  • Thank you, Nicola …

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • Karen K Smith
    Karen K Smithover 5 years ago

    Amazing, excellent, perfect and WOW!

  • Thanks a lot, Karen!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • BettinaSchwarz
    BettinaSchwarzover 5 years ago

    insane … this is goosebump material – how absolutely stunning!!

  • Thanks very much, Bettina!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

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