I noticed this beautifully colored California barrel cactus on top of a ridge in the many canyons of Nevada's Valley of Fire as I was photographing the sunrise. The vivid color of the early morning light just lit up the rock and cactus with the most vivid, intense colors!
- © 2013
- Image Size
- 2848x4288 / 10.3MB
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- Contained in galleries
- Cactaceae (Cactus Family), Cacteae