It’s a region of wilderness where, typically, little more than cacti can survive. But last winter’s heavy rainfall over Arizona’s Sonoran Desert resulted in the germination of a deep layer of dormant seeds and what followed was the first spectacular superbloom seen there for over a decade.

Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Jack Dykinga – who blends large-format landscape art photography with documentary photojournalism and who has been photographing the Sonoran Desert since 1976 – was in awe of the display and says: “The sight of this flowering brings optimism and joy to my tired eyes. Camping ...


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