The Yin and the Yang of Life in the Desert

I like the latent tension in this photograph between the peaceful glow of the city lights and the painful needles on the saguaro cactus. It’s a sort of commentary on life in Tucson. Those of us who live here are ever-vigilant to not get poked; not get dehydrated; not get sun stroke; not get bitten by scorpions or […]

Blood Moon 2015

Tonight I had fun photographing the total lunar eclipse, which, combined with being the closest full moon of the year, produced the so-called Supermoon (and also called a blood moon, since it turns reddish-orange). Think of how frightening it must have been for ancient people who neither had advanced warning of its occurrence nor scientific […]

Blood Moon

This morning those of us up at 4:58 am PST had the treat of seeing the lunar eclipse. Though the coloration lasted a bit longer, the actual time the moon, earth and sun were in alignment (in “syzygy”) was just under 5 minutes – that’s the shortest of the century. http://www.cnn.com/2015/04/04/us/total-lunar-eclipse-blood-moon/ I threw my Canon 5d Mk III on […]