Volcanic Ponderosas (Infrared). This image was captured from the base of Sunset Crater while an early spring snowstorm was in progress in the volcanic field north of Flagstaff, Arizona. The lava flows and cinder cones here provide a harsh environment for ponderosa pines, but they hang on nonetheless.
Image ©2021 James D. Peterson
Tech info: Nikon D3200 camera (modified for infrared with 590nm filter), Nikon 18-140mm lens at 52mm, 1/400 sec. at f11, ISO 200