The Sonoran Desert is a North American desert which covers large parts of the Southwestern United States in Arizona and California, and of Northwestern Mexico in Sonora, Baja California and Baja California Sur.
Desert Wanderer by Joel Santos on Taken March 2012 in the Thar Desert, Rajastan, India, near the Pakistani border. The wind was blowing hard, shaping swirls on the sand and making thins layers of golden dust.
Utah-based photographer Royce Bair takes some truly breathtaking nighttime sky photos, especially of the Milky Way. He purposely captures stars with landscapes in the foreground, calling his beautiful set Nightscapes.