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Photography interlude: More Arizona pics

18 Jan

Thought I’d share some more pics from my Arizona trip last spring (previously, had shared some here and here); there is so much variety of landscapes, there, as you can see.

Window Rock; at Window Rock, Arizona

Oak Creek, in Oak Creek Canyon, Arizona

Saguaro-cacti-covered hillside; Phoenix, Arizona

Red Rock Country; Coconino National Forest; Arizona

The Painted Desert; Petrified Forest National Park; Arizona

Blue Mesa; Petrified Forest National Park; Arizona

Bradshaw Mountains; Sunset Point; near Bumble Bee, Arizona

 
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Posted by on January 18, 2012 in nature photography

 

9 responses to “Photography interlude: More Arizona pics

  1. Rusty Shackleford

    January 18, 2012 at 12:36 am

    The Painted Desert photo really looks like a painting. Amazing. Great photos.

     
  2. Will S.

    January 18, 2012 at 8:55 am

    Thanks, Rusty!

    It does, indeed. The Blue Mesa is also part of that, and there are other parts that have other colours, too; plus there’s a whole bunch of petrified wood. It’s a really neat place…

     
  3. rednig

    June 28, 2017 at 1:46 am

    SE AZ! I have got to get back home to SE Arizona. But, the monsoons are starting and that means dust storms, water crashing from the sky, and soaring heat (120 is natural, but they’re having a ‘cool’ summer 🙂 Most definitely good pictures, thank you.

     
    • Will S.

      June 28, 2017 at 7:00 am

      Thanks! I loved Arizona, and would love to revisit sometime; ’tis a beautiful state.

       
      • rednig

        June 29, 2017 at 12:50 am

        They’re trying bring back the thick bill parrot (he’s not too bright, ya see 🙂 in SE AZ for years. The parrot is small and eats ponderosa pine nuts. They went extinct in AZ about a century ago, but there are plenty in the Sierras, in Mexico. Jaguars, as well, but only males have come back so far. If you’re there and see one, do not, ever tell Forestry or the rancher will beat you up. Jaguars aren’t known to take livestock, but keep the deer herd healthy. they do a number on mountain lions and coyotes, as well (fuzzy chew toys), which will kill livestock and people. A friend saw one one her place when a newlywed (they had just bought the place) and 50 years later swears it was a blessing from God, telling them they would have a good marriage. BTW, Forestry tried to livetrap two males about 10 years ago and killed one and mutilated the other. (Shh! do not ever, never tell Forestry is ya see one! 🙂

         
      • Will S.

        June 30, 2017 at 9:22 pm

        Typical bungling bureaucrats…

         
    • Will S.

      June 28, 2017 at 7:01 am

      More pics from my AZ trip in the links in the first line of this post.

       

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