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


female widow skimmer on a stick by Ruth Jolly


Broad tailed winging it by Ruth Jolly


Greater Yellowlegs by Ruth Jolly


Silhouette as storms loom by Ruth Jolly


Run,Squirrel run by Ruth Jolly


tounge-out Broad tailed by Ruth Jolly


Queens times two by Ruth Jolly


Textures in the canyon by Ruth Jolly


Godwit in the ponds by Ruth Jolly


Queen resting on red flowers by Ruth Jolly


Rufous Calling by Ruth Jolly


the broad tailed flies by Ruth Jolly


Acorn Woodpecker on a stump by Ruth Jolly


Broad Tailed display by Ruth Jolly


Broad tailed Coming in for a landing by Ruth Jolly


Blue bird in a tree by Ruth Jolly


Rufous waving hello by Ruth Jolly


Juvenile Blue Dasher by Ruth Jolly


Dance of the damselfly by Ruth Jolly


Simply a hummingbird by Ruth Jolly


Dramatic Marine blue by Ruth Jolly


Juvenile Western Gull by Ruth Jolly


Hummingbird in Lemon light by Ruth Jolly


Gazing into the Pier by Ruth Jolly


Thrasher in a cactus by Ruth Jolly


Stilt on sun kissed pond by Ruth Jolly


Male Blue ringed-dancer by Ruth Jolly


Scaup Swimming by Ruth Jolly


Petite wonder by Ruth Jolly


Female Blue Dasher on reed by Ruth Jolly


Desert Purple and gold by Ruth Jolly


Tree along the ocean by Ruth Jolly


Gnatcatcher in the trees by Ruth Jolly


Sunset kissed Cholla by Ruth Jolly


Fancy Firelight by Ruth Jolly


Juvenile Pied Billed Grebe by Ruth Jolly


Succulent sunset in Scottsdale by Ruth Jolly


Stilt wing stretch by Ruth Jolly


Bee on green by Ruth Jolly


Purple cactus blooms by Ruth Jolly


hummingbird on purple flower by Ruth Jolly


Lizard relaxin in the tree by Ruth Jolly


Lionfish swims by Ruth Jolly


Colorful Quail by Ruth Jolly


Yellow delight by Ruth Jolly


Stormy day at the Superstitions by Ruth Jolly


Godwit Feather display by Ruth Jolly


Lush waterfall by Ruth Jolly