I'm a photographer in Tucson, Arizona and the Sonoran Desert is a beautiful and diverse place to live. More than 100 reptiles, 2,000 native plants, 60 mammals, and 350 birds call this desert home, not only surviving here, but thriving — as long as their habitats remain intact.

0031 – Lone Cholla

If you can see the see the rays of sun in the very far distance, this picture works!