Tag Archives: Nature

29 MAR: SIDE TRIP: WEST FORK OAK CREEK

Zane Grey wrote Call of the Canyon from a cabin at the mouth of the west fork of Oak Creek in the Red Rock Secret Mountain Wilderness north of Sedona, AZ.  Spending the morning hiking […]

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26-27 MAR: PETRIFIED FOREST NATIONAL PARK

Petrified Forest seems to be all about contrast, pattern, and color…and very unique terrain.   The terrain itself has varied hues – ranging from white to gray to purple to red…this is paralleled in the kaleidoscope […]

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25-26 MAR: SUPERSTITION WILDERNESS/LOST DUTCHMAN STATE PARK

The Superstition Mountains face west…with the vibrant color of the setting sun behind me and the wonderful light on the mountains in front of me…a magical evening.  The real challenge was choosing a strong foreground […]

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MAR 24-25: SAGUARO NATIONAL PARK

To me, Saguaro NP is all about the namesake cactus and intimate landscape.  I photographed the west section in late afternoon to past sunset.  From about 4PM, the light was magical, imparting a warm glow […]

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MAR 19-23: BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK

Some of the same weather, in terms of wind, plagued us early at Big Bend NP.  By the second day, the wind died and the clouds cleared to blue skies during the day and star […]

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MAR 17-19: GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS AND CARLSBAD CAVERNS NATIONAL PARKS

Although Guadalupe Mountains NP appears to be a great location, photographically we didn’t have much opportunity due to the weather.  We experienced the southern edge of a storm system that dumped 18 inches of snow […]

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