White Sands National Monument

May 20, 2018 On our way to Dallas, TX, we stopped at White Sands National Monument and stayed over night in nearby Alamogordo, NM.  The white sands are truly a dazzling white in the bright sunshine.  The dunes cover 275 miles in the Chihuahuan Desert and the monument preserves about half of them.  The dunes…

Cloud Old Car Museum

April 20, 2018 On an overnight trip to Yuma, AZ, we visited the Cloud Museum right over the border in Bard, CA.  The museum is owned and operated by Johnny Cloud since 1989 and is open only in the winter or by appointment in the summer.  Mr. Cloud has cornered the Southwest market on Model…

Hummingbird Babies

Please also click on Competitions to see 10 photos per month that were entered in Phoenix Camera Club competitions. March 11-13, 2018 For the third year in a row, a hummingbird mama, probably the same one, built a nest in a hanging cactus near the front door.  She laid two eggs (about the half or…

Flowers

February 22, 2018  Also please check out Competitions on the Blog Site Recently, I set up a small area in the garage where I can set up still life’s and flowers.  It is fairly simple to do as all that you need is a black cloth, a mirror, devices to hold the flowers, and a…

Hot Air Balloon Glow

October 27-28  Salt River Fields Scottsdale, AZ This was the 2nd annual Spooktacular Balloon Glow.  Everyone could attend in Halloween costumes, or not.  The kids would go “trick or treat” to each balloon.  An event such as this provides a lot of photo opportunities and they let you get as close as you want.  Sometimes…

White Pockets, AZ

Please also check out the Portfolio for more White Pocket Photos and Camera Club Competions – Nov. September 3,4, 2017 The camera club sponsored a field trip to a place called White Pockets, which is part of the Vermillion Cliffs area of northern Arizona.  Very few places on earth look like these fantastic rock formations…