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


Malachite puts on a show by Ruth Jolly


artichoke in eggplant purple by Ruth Jolly


Costa's on approach by Ruth Jolly


Watermelon surprise by Ruth Jolly


May day in Sedona by Ruth Jolly


Behold the batwing by Ruth Jolly


Cubby checks and all by Ruth Jolly


Saucer serenades the desert by Ruth Jolly


Solitary Deer by Ruth Jolly


Autumn leaf butterfly by Ruth Jolly


Song Sparrow in the tree by Ruth Jolly


The Primate ponders by Ruth Jolly


Swallowtail sips by Ruth Jolly


Hummingbird sipping nectar by Ruth Jolly


charming costa's by Ruth Jolly


Ravishing redhead by Ruth Jolly


Tailed Jay wingspread by Ruth Jolly


wings as clear as glass by Ruth Jolly


Lantana and lady by Ruth Jolly


Blooming delight by Ruth Jolly


Zebra rests on purple by Ruth Jolly


Spring in pink blooms by Ruth Jolly


Pronghorn and Parent by Ruth Jolly


Blooms of two by Ruth Jolly


Cracker and Lily by Ruth Jolly


A tiny blue on red by Ruth Jolly


Summer light Queen by Ruth Jolly


Poppies and sky by Ruth Jolly


Pretty Peacock butterfly by Ruth Jolly


Upside down malachite by Ruth Jolly


array of succulent blooms by Ruth Jolly


Blue goose and mountains by Ruth Jolly


Blue Morpho on leaves by Ruth Jolly


Eared Grebe by Ruth Jolly


Red-tailed in a tree by Ruth Jolly


Garden of agave by Ruth Jolly


delightful Avocet by Ruth Jolly


Perfect pairing by Ruth Jolly


iridescent orange glow by Ruth Jolly


poppies in full bloom by Ruth Jolly


1,2,3,Geese by Ruth Jolly


Muti colored delights by Ruth Jolly


Swallowtail wingspread by Ruth Jolly


Spot of spring by Ruth Jolly


Shoveler amongst the foliage by Ruth Jolly


Breakfast with Anna by Ruth Jolly


Early morning canvasback by Ruth Jolly


Lupine and poppy by Ruth Jolly