Ruth Jolly


Scottsdale, AZ


Ruth Jolly is an Arizona native an international and national selling nature and wildlife photographer.
Her photos are featured across the internet as well as in numerous magazines such as American Waterfowler Magazine , Arizona Highways Magazine, Arizona Cactus and Succulent societies Central Spine newsletter, entries forArizona Game and fish Wildlife Calendars 2013-2016.Boyce Thompson Arboretum newsletter.

2014 brought the prestigious award of Best of Show Cover shot from entries for the Arizona game and Fish Wildlife Calendar "Me and My Peep" is featured in the awards/publications category.This photo has also been featured on the National Audubon Society's and Audubon Magazine's Facebook page.

Of the over 5000+ entries into the 2014 Arizona Highways photo contest of which 30 finalists were chosen across three categories, Landscape, Wildlife and Macro, Ruth accomplished a finalist in the macro category with "Peace in the leaves"

2015 Arizona Highways photo contest garnered a finalist in the macro category with " Queen in morning light"

Ruth's photos are frequently 'shared' on such social media sites such as Facebook, where she maintains a personal as well as photography page, Ruth Jolly Photography. She also serves as the group administrator for a popular, Facebook insect group, "Bugs and stuff of the southwest ."

2015 and 2016 brought accolades from Arizona Game and fish as well with honorable mentions and winning photos.

My photography has always been about sharing the beauty that I see and finding beauty in the everyday things, Common birds, plants and landscapes that seem to come alive and inspire others to look a bit deeper at the amazing world around us. Please, enjoy my gallery.

I am offering a discount on my artwork for a very limited time MTMSVH 50% off 04/12/17-05/12/17


Flapping Merganser by Ruth Jolly


drips off an Avocet beak by Ruth Jolly


Egrets Always by Ruth Jolly


Egret preening by Ruth Jolly


Egret flying above the golden trees by Ruth Jolly


Arabian Oryx in black and white by Ruth Jolly


Swallowtail among red by Ruth Jolly


Friend or Foe? by Ruth Jolly


What a straw by Ruth Jolly


Deadwood in the desert by Ruth Jolly


Superstition Mountain Church by Ruth Jolly


Anna's Amongst the glow of morning by Ruth Jolly


Heron Stare by Ruth Jolly


As green as can be by Ruth Jolly


Monarch perched on a plant by Ruth Jolly


Favorite butterfly of them all by Ruth Jolly


Wild Mustang Portrait by Ruth Jolly


Least Sandpiper in the ponds by Ruth Jolly


Heron in the Water by Ruth Jolly


Crane after the sun goes down by Ruth Jolly


Then there were two by Ruth Jolly


Anna's on a branch by Ruth Jolly


Diamond at the river by Ruth Jolly


Dunlin in the pond by Ruth Jolly


In flight across the lake by Ruth Jolly


Dowitcher on a golden lake by Ruth Jolly


Crane amongst the Autumn foliage by Ruth Jolly


Galloping at the River by Ruth Jolly


wild and free to frolick at the river by Ruth Jolly


Wild Horse Reflections by Ruth Jolly


Horsing around at the river by Ruth Jolly


Lady wigeon on the lake by Ruth Jolly


Along Butcher Jones by Ruth Jolly


dusty pink rose by Ruth Jolly


Monarch in the key of Orange by Ruth Jolly


Mallard in the Arizona skies by Ruth Jolly


Brown Family at the river by Ruth Jolly


Hedgehog in bloom by Ruth Jolly


Mexican Kite Swallowtail by Ruth Jolly


Pelican flying above the Pacific Ocean by Ruth Jolly


La Jolla seal on the beach by Ruth Jolly


Horses Side by Side by Ruth Jolly


MIxed sunrise flock by Ruth Jolly


Egret in the dirt by Ruth Jolly


Curved-Billed after breakfast by Ruth Jolly


Finch on Ocotillo by Ruth Jolly


Roadrunner in the Garden by Ruth Jolly


Blooming in Autumn by Ruth Jolly