A raven with perfect spot for overlooking the breathtaking Grand Canyon.
Blue skies over the south rim.
Tourists on the south rim viewpoint add some scale to the size of the canyon.
A huge Californian condor soars on the thermals over the Grand Canyon. I had hoped to see one of these but thought the chances would be slim. To actually see one was amazing.
Easy to see why it's one of the the seven natural wonders of the world.
Historic route 66 marker sign at Williams, Arizona.
Deer exploring the verge of the south rim of the Grand Canyon.
An old American steam train in Williams, Arizona.
The wide expanse of the grand canyon, stretching as far as the eye can see.
Through the trees
People taking in the views, as the Grand Canyon fills the horizon.
The dramatic scenery of the Grand Canyon, bushes and trees growing out of the sheer cliff faces
South rim vista
One of the greatest backdrops anywhere in the world for a selfie.
Route 66 marker signs all the way down the street at Williams.
I was instantly drawn to get this tree in the foreground of the shot. I love the tangled twisted branches and its eerie shape. the thunder clouds in the distance add a sense of power.
Trees growing along the edge of the canyon clinging on to the verges, where the rocks crumble below.
This images always reminds me of the Disney movie Cars.
Part of the Grand Canyon reaching out in to the distance. I used the the trees here to frame the canyon and hopefully draw you in to the view.
Thunder clouds gathering along the canyon as potential storms roll in across the sky. The weather changes are extreme here so always be prepared.
Desert plant life
Vegetation growing all along the canyons edges.
All along the south rim the views are spectacular. The shape of the rocks and different textures on the out crop adds interest into the foreground.
Always an ominous sign when your in the desert and a raven has his eye firmly on you.
The Hopi house now a trading post at the Grand Canyon's south rim.
View from the edge
Looking along the south rim of the Grand Canyon.
Life on the edge
Deer exploring right up to the edge of the canyon, looking for food.
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