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


Come play in the wildflowers by Ruth Jolly


Dove in morning light by Ruth Jolly


Heron in the environment by Ruth Jolly


Duet of Night bloomers by Ruth Jolly


Pardon me I lost my drip by Ruth Jolly


Blue Morph in the Bosque skies by Ruth Jolly


Cabbage white on a leaf by Ruth Jolly


Romans chapter 12 verse 12 by Ruth Jolly


Diamondback Rattlesnake by Ruth Jolly


Gadwall in morning light by Ruth Jolly


Inside of an Echinopsis by Ruth Jolly


Ring-neck woman on water by Ruth Jolly


Double Avocets in flight by Ruth Jolly


Cross the river with me by Ruth Jolly


Simply a Jelly fish by Ruth Jolly


Desert Spiny Lizard upon a rock by Ruth Jolly


There is an Egret by Ruth Jolly


Flight of the Pintail by Ruth Jolly


ready to fly Avocet by Ruth Jolly


Rattlesnake,rattlesnake,where are you by Ruth Jolly


Flapping ring-neck by Ruth Jolly


Scaup Headshot by Ruth Jolly


Dance of the Grebe's by Ruth Jolly


April brings Ducklings by Ruth Jolly


Seal pup in the sand by Ruth Jolly


Whale Tail splash by Ruth Jolly


drop on a Lily by Ruth Jolly


The Dunes are calling by Ruth Jolly


Under Scripps Pier by Ruth Jolly


The Plover and the Seaweed by Ruth Jolly


Morning with Blue Shanks by Ruth Jolly


Dill Weed in the key of bokeh by Ruth Jolly


Rejoice and be glad by Ruth Jolly


Peace and serenity in the San Diego Sun by Ruth Jolly


Clarks Grebe in the shadows by Ruth Jolly


Pelican Skimming the Ocean by Ruth Jolly


No Ugly duck by Ruth Jolly


Willet on the Beach by Ruth Jolly


Sail on the Ocean by Ruth Jolly


Dill weed in macro by Ruth Jolly


Female Hooded Merganser Flapping by Ruth Jolly


male Merganser preening by Ruth Jolly


Female Merganser on golden pond by Ruth Jolly


Let your light shine by Ruth Jolly


Skimming the ocean by Ruth Jolly


Pair of Pelicans by Ruth Jolly


Sea that Lion of a face by Ruth Jolly


Willet at the river by Ruth Jolly