I love this view of Mount Olympus, one of the mountain peaks in the Wasatch Front that surround the Salt Lake Valley. This picture was taken in May, and as you can see, the elevation of the mountains means that the snow doesn’t completely disappear until midsummer.
These ducks were kind enough to wander into my yard and pose very prettily one summer evening. Even though they didn’t seem to mind me taking pictures too much, the drakes made sure one of them was always between me and the hen.
When the Salt Lake Valley sky is filled with clouds, but there is a break on the western horizon over the Great Salt Lake and the Oquirrh Mountains (pronounced o´-kur), we can get the most amazingly vivid sunsets, like this one. The picture has not been filtered in any way.