Welcome to John Hight Photography
My theme is "Focused on Capturing Nature's Beauty!" This website is the showcase for my photographic Art.
Please browse my site to see what I have produced from my travels to many National Parks and beautiful landscapes and seascapes. My photographs are located in my Galleries, which are grouped by Latest, Landscape, Seascape, National Parks, Sunrise/Sunset, and Favorites. I also publish a blog about once a week. If you have any questions, please use my contact form to send me a message. Join my Newsletter List to keep up with the latest updates.
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Catching the first light of the rising sun, Mount Whitney takes on a reddish hue much like the clouds at sunrise ... making it stand out against the blue sky. This beautiful sight can only be seen in the Lone Pine, California area because the surrounding mountains hide Mt. Whitney both north and south of Lone Pine. The blanket of snow, on an early spring morning, was provided by two days of rain and snow in the area.
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There are three ruin sites in the Verde Valley that are National Monuments. They are Montezuma Castle, Montezuma Well, and Tuzigoot. These sites were inhabited by the Southern Sinagua between 1000 and 1400. The Southern Sinagua were farmers, and the Verde Valley's water and soil gave them what they needed to thrive.
Lone Pine California is the home of the Alabama Hills. This small town on highway 395 in the Owens Valley for the Eastern Sierra is the gateway to the Alabama Hills Recreation Area and the Mount Whitney Portal. It has a good number of hotels and motels to accommodate the visitors to the area ...
The title of this blog reflects the natural markers of this National Park. Driving on I-40 in northeastern Arizona, you see a landscape of high desert with subtle tones of gray-green and brown desert foliage. You don't see high mountains, tall trees, deep canyons, massive dunes, or huge signs letting you know you're approaching a national park. You do see a medium-sized brown and white sign reading Petrified Forest National Park.
Petrified Forest National Park at Petrified Forest, Petrified Forest, Arizona, United States on March 16, 2018. Photo: John T Hight