Opened in 2010 as a replacement to the Paseo Bridge, the Bond Bridge is a beautiful, cable-stayed bridge across the Missouri River.  It looks especially lovely at sunset when viewed downstream so you’re facing west toward Kansas. Click on any image to enlarge I love the light that the setting sun casts on the tall […]

On the last night in Phoenix, we visited the Desert Botanical Garden at dusk in order to take in one last amazing sunset.   After walking all over the gardens, snapping hundreds of images of cacti, birds, and even a bunny, I was displeased with my sunset pics.  As we called it an evening at […]

If you ask a local, they’ll say that the best place in town to watch the sunset over the mystical town of Sedona is at the Sedona Airport.  The locals will also chuckle about how the tourists will face the west and watch the sunset while the locals will look straight north at the red […]

The Sonoran Desert is one of the largest and hottest deserts in North America.  It is home to a variety of unique plants and animals, perhaps most notably the Saguaro cactus. Phoenix is the largest city in the Sonoran Desert with a population of more than 4 million.  In 2007, the desert near and around Phoenix was […]

I think this would have made a good diptych, too.  Now I’m bummed that I easily came up with three ideas but was only organized enough to submit one by the due date. What do you think?  Do you like the dog biscuit, busy toddler, or the two shots below best?  (Just pretend that the […]

As a friend recently asked, “What is it about December that brings out the ‘year in review recaps’ and ‘predictions’ in all of us?”  I don’t know the answer, but I do feel myself being sucked in.  Because the “A to Z” series I incorporated into my 365+1 photo blogging project has been so well received, I thought I’d […]

As a friend recently asked, “What is it about December that brings out the ‘year in review recaps’ and ‘predictions’ in all of us?”  I don’t know the answer, but I do feel myself being sucked in.  Because the “A to Z” series I incorporated into my 365+1 photo blogging project has been so well received, I thought I’d […]