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


Wingspan of a Goose by Ruth Jolly


Greetings from Sedona by Ruth Jolly


Cacti all around by Ruth Jolly


Marine Blue on a Leaf by Ruth Jolly


Bon Appetit Artichoke by Ruth Jolly


Where there is smoke by Ruth Jolly


Snowy Plover in the sand by Ruth Jolly


Tern wing-stretch by Ruth Jolly


Dyckia all around by Ruth Jolly


Of bees and Lavender by Ruth Jolly


Firelight Thank you by Ruth Jolly


Queen Butterfly Thank you by Ruth Jolly


Butterfly and Sympathy by Ruth Jolly


Alluring Artichoke by Ruth Jolly


Succulent Sunset by Ruth Jolly


Dill weed bursting by Ruth Jolly


Simplicity the American Avocet way by Ruth Jolly


Dance Partners by Ruth Jolly


Queen's Glory in the Summer by Ruth Jolly


Busy,busy,bees by Ruth Jolly


Ground Squirrel with lunch by Ruth Jolly


Hanging around with a Goldfinch by Ruth Jolly


White cactus glory by Ruth Jolly


Red torch in bloom by Ruth Jolly


Butterfly on Agave by Ruth Jolly


Costa's I am by Ruth Jolly


Hummingbird and flower by Ruth Jolly


Ground Squirrel I see you by Ruth Jolly


Very Vivacious Vermillion by Ruth Jolly


San Xavier Ceiling by Ruth Jolly


Anna's approaching Penstomen by Ruth Jolly


Squirrel stretched out on a cactus by Ruth Jolly


Hummingbird in morning light by Ruth Jolly


Starfish in the desert by Ruth Jolly


Elegant Egret by Ruth Jolly


Hummingbird searching for lunch by Ruth Jolly


Goldfinch and Ocotillo by Ruth Jolly


Perched Costa's by Ruth Jolly


Vermillion on a branch by Ruth Jolly


Egret amongst the shadows by Ruth Jolly


Cactus for dinner by Ruth Jolly


Grizzly bear stare by Ruth Jolly


Praying Mantis baby by Ruth Jolly


Hungry Queen Caterpillar by Ruth Jolly


Of Agave and Hummingbirds by Ruth Jolly


Elephant smiles by Ruth Jolly


Day with a baby Elephant by Ruth Jolly


Elephant stare by Ruth Jolly