Timeline

2023
January
SONY ILCE-7RM5, 1⁄2,000 sec, f/7.1, ISO 1000

Jumping bighorn sheep

Bighorn sheep, also known as Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep, are known for their impressive jumping ability. They are able to jump up to 15 feet in a single bound, which allows them to navigate steep and rocky terrain with ease.

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2023
January
SONY ILCE-1, 1⁄2,500 sec, f/6.3, ISO 1600

Cedar waxwings

A few years ago we ran into a flock of a small beautiful migratory bird at the Salt River – we immediately fell in love with them – this year they are finally back in the valley. Cedar waxwings are

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2023
January
SONY ILCE-1, 1⁄2,000 sec, f/6.3, ISO 1000

Desert bighorn sheep

About three weeks ago I discovered a female bighorn sheep (ewe) with her baby and I have been watching them almost daily – it is absolutely fascinating to witness the fast progress of this little lamb and how it follows

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2022
December

Holiday Greetings

Year end is approaching fast and we are happy to report that we got through the year without major incidents and Covid-19. We made some great memories in Page, AZ by visiting South Coyote Buttes, Wire Pass Canyon and Buckskin

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2022
November
SONY ILCE-1, 1⁄2 sec, f/11, ISO 200

Slot Canyon Day

Since we only have one day left and Bill had mentioned before that he would be interested in shooting some slot canyons, we take him to Wire Pass and Buckskin Gulch. We don’t see too many people, which makes it

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2022
November
SONY ILCE-1, 1⁄400 sec, f/11, ISO 250

Coyote Buttes South

When we set the date for our trip with Bill, we were disappointed to find out that there were no permits left for Coyote Buttes South for that week, but we decided to come anyway, since there is so much

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2022
November
SONY ILCE-7RM4, 1⁄250 sec, f/16, ISO 125

Wahweap Hoodos – White Ghost Hoodoos

We are happy to see that the roads are dry and allow us to show Bill (who joined us on this trip) the area. Since we had to pick up the permit for Coyote Buttes South at the BLM (Bureau

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2022
November
SONY ILCE-1, 1⁄2,000 sec, f/6.3, ISO 2000

Visiting Marble Canyon, AZ – California Condors

As we have done on our past trips to Page, we stop at the Navajo Bridge to see if there are any Condors. It’s late morning when we get there and we learn that there is a young bird (about

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2022
October
SONY ILCE-1, 1⁄2,000 sec, f/8, ISO 800

Burrowing owls and white-faced ibis

Yesterday a friend of ours went to Buckeye to find the borrowing owls and she came home with pictures of huge flocks of Ibis.  We took the chance and drove out to Buckeye this morning. We were there way before

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2022
August
SONY ILCE-7RM4, 1⁄800 sec, f/16, ISO 2000

Abundant beauty while escaping the heat

Last week Marco was up in Heber-Overgaard, AZ with a friend and came home raving about how beautiful it was. So, we keep watching the weather forecast and find that Monday would be perfect, sunny all morning and only in

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2022
August
SONY ILCE-1, 3.2 sec, f/18, ISO 400

A short day trip to the Chocolate Falls

Even though we didn’t get a lot of rain this summer yet, the mountains around us have been getting some decent monsoon storms with a lot of water. Flagstaff for instance had to fight many flash floods already. So on

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2022
February
SONY ILCE-1, 1⁄320 sec, f/16, ISO 250

Wahweap Hoodoos – White Ghost Hoodoos

The Wahweap Hoodoos are unlike most of the hoodoos that you’re familiar with in Utah. Instead of deep, rich shades of red and orange, these hoodoos are a ghostly white. They are located on the edge of the Grand Staircase-Escalante

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