Monsoons drifted over the desert all day. As the sun began its decent the clouds began to part, leaving to quench another arid land. In the final hours, with grass and bush refreshed and lively, the setting sun ignited the renewed plateau as a the phoenix reborn.
This is a vertical panorama of two frames, each at 14mm. Each frame is a composite of multiple exposures to achieve complete focus and dynamic range.
-Recently picked as the 90th anniversary cover of New Mexico the Magazine.