Tag Archives: Photography

Iris Bloom 2014

As much of the rest of the Nation experiences late season weather, spring has come to Florida.  One of my best indicators is the annual iris bloom, which occurs in the Tampa area mid-March to […]

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10-11 APRIL: BLACK CANYON OF THE GUNNISON NATIONAL PARK

One of the systems newest and least visited NPs, Black Canyon preserves a unique canyon – deeper than it is wide.  This makes photography difficult from the rim with much of the canyon in deep […]

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4-6 APRIL: CAPITOL REEF NATIONAL PARK

Capitol Reef is one of my favorite NPs and is normally less crowded than the more well-known parks.  This trip saw more visitors than I’ve seen on the two previous trips combined – largely due […]

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2-3 APRIL: ZION NATIONAL PARK

I’ve tried on previous occasions to get a shot of the Watchman with decent light and without luck.  This evening’s light was tremendous…I also shot from a new location.  Previously, I set up on the […]

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30 MAR-1 APR: SIDE TRIP: PAGE, AZ

Tremendous photographic variety exists in the Page, AZ area.  Two of the biggest draws are the Horseshoe Bend of the Colorado River just downriver from Glen Canyon Dam and Antelope Canyon.  I shot Horseshoe Bend […]

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28-29 MAR: PRESCOTT AZ

I had a great visit with my aunt and uncle in Prescott AZ.  We made a day trip to an area overlooking the Sycamore Canyon Wilderness – incredible view – but a bit hazy and […]

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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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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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