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Snowy Delicate Arch at Sunset

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Though it is rare to have snow in Moab, after a big storm Delicate Arch stands covered in fresh powder. With the sunset in the backdrop, this monumental nature image shows the grandeur of Utah. Winter at Arches National Park adds to the scene of this beautiful stone monument found there. At a towering 60 feet tall, this natural freestanding arch has a 46 foot high, 32 foot wide opening for light. This landmark formed over millions of years by …

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Shoshone Falls – Niagara of the West

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Shoshone Falls is a waterfall along the Snake River with a 212 foot drop. Revered by the Native Americans and called the “Niagara of the west” by early settlers, this massive features is actually taller than the Niagara Falls. Waterfall picture taken near Twin Falls, Idaho in the Magic Valley region. Stock Image #20160625-211432 Shoshone Falls – Niagara of the West was last modified: June 5th, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Javelina

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Stock Image #20170201-092219 Javelina was last modified: June 5th, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Fun Ermine Picture from Yellowstone

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A fun shot of an ermine as if caught mid-dance routine or shaking its hips. Yellowstone dance party, ermine Egyptian-style! This stoat stands upright and looks quickly to the side as it travels through the wild winter backcountry. Stock Image #20180312-163608 Fun Ermine Picture from Yellowstone was last modified: June 5th, 2018 by Matt Shetzer

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Flying and Feeding Green Jay

In Images by Matt Shetzer

The distinctive and distinguished Texas Green Jay, seen here carefully eating from a desert cactus. The Green Jay is one of the tool-using birds. Wild Green Jays have been observed using tools to extract and eat insects. Known as the Chara Verde in Spanish, this avian makes its home from Southern Texas to Venezuela. In this crisp inflight image, we can clearly see the blue and black head, green and yellow body, and blue and yellow tail feathers as this …

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Fluffy Bald Eagle

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Looking at the camera, a fluffy eagle is perched on a snowy log. This clearing in the Chilkat River valley provides a safe spot for this eagle to dry off. Or this bald eagle is displaying a sign of courtship or territory marking. Bald eagle body language is a bit difficult to interpret. As the plumage of this raptor is pulled away from its body, the lean powerful look we are accustomed to is replaced by a fairly cute, though …

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Floating Ermine Picture from Yellowstone

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Before diving in the fresh snow, this ermine picture captures a fleeting moment of floating above. This agile mammal can grow up to 12 inches long. The signature black-tipped tail and white coat that distinguish this weasel are clearly visible in this wildlife image. Stock Image #20180312-163607 Floating Ermine Picture from Yellowstone was last modified: June 5th, 2018 by Matt Shetzer