The montage photography shown here showcases the many faces of Arizona. This rugged state is a beautiful, diverse environment with vast desert landscapes overrun with saguaros, ocotillos, boulders and rocks, and scrub; there are mountainous regions such as the Mogollon Rim in the northern part of the state, jutting forth into infinite blankets of pine tree forests; with Camelback Mountain in Phoenix, to meandering babbling creeks sush as Christopher Creek, lakes, and desert boulders in the Sonoran Desert; and of course there is a variety of desert landscapes among the varied regions of the state - from Tucson to Scottsdale, and Phoenix to Sedona, on up to Flagstaff, we count many types of landscape beauty in Arizona.
The plants of this arid environment we call the desert southwest are varied and diverse. In many of these photos of the Sonoran Desert of Arizona, the majestic saguaro dominates along with the willowy ocotillo. The photomontage here showcases the rugged beauty of the desert near Scottsdale, Arizona and shows its many personalities. From lush green desert blooms and wild flowers, to vast burned areas scorched during a fire many years ago, there is no denying that the desert is as beautiful as a pine forest or green valley and those who appreciate this beauty know its secrets.