Be a Good Steward or Stay Out

The current state of the Horseshoe Two, Wallow and other fires devastating Arizona, is a reminder to be appreciative of  the beauty that surrounds us, which is fragile and fleeting. Yesterday all 1,780,000 acres of Coronado National Forest http://www.fs.fed.us/r3/coronado/ was officially closed, which includes the Catalina Mountains shown in the background of this photo. Between the extremely dry […]

Waiting for Some Rain

It’s June, which in Tucson means it’s hot and dry. Our monsoon won’t kick in until about the first week in July, so for now the native prickly pear cactus are looking flat and dehydrated. Add to this heat and super low humidity the winds we have in April, May and June and the ever-present […]

The Tail End of Sweet Light

There is a window of time at the end of the day where the light becomes animated and magical; where the plants glow with a soft golden orange hue. It only lasts for fifteen minutes or so.  We photographers call that “sweet light.” This shot is from the end of that period – just past the […]

Race For The Cure

It was a sea of people as far as the eye could detect at the start of this year’s 12th annual Susan G. Komen for Southern Arizona 5K “Race for the Cure” at Reid Park in Tucson, Arizona.  This was the 10th year I’ve donated my services to capture the action and emotion of the day in […]

Catalina Mountains from Sabino Canyon

I know, I know, pretty postcard-ish, but hey, it’s pretty isn’t it? The desert is actually pretty lush if you just switch from thinking rich green means lush. I took this photo when I got done shooting a group shot of a family of 23  at Sabino Canyon in late April.   ***Unauthorized copying, reproducing and […]