The Wave

SONY ILCE-1, 1⁄200 sec, f/16, ISO 250

Today is the day!  Permits for “The Wave” are only available via a lottery either online 4 months ahead or in-person at the BLM office in Kanab for the next day. Only 64 people are allowed in per day. Marco

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Critters after the rain

SONY ILCE-1, 1⁄2,000 sec, f/5.6, ISO 500

This year’s monsoon in Arizona has been wonderful for plants and critters. The great plant growth allowed for successful reproduction and survivorship of white-lined Sphinx moths (family Sphingidae) also called hawk moth or hummingbird moth because of its hovering, swift

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Kayaking after 40 years…

SONY ILCE-1, 1⁄400 sec, f/2.8, ISO 3200

A few weeks ago Marco learned from friends that there are beavers up at a lake about 90 minutes away. However, one has to be there early and has to get on the lake by a kayak. Robert, who discovered

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Surprising visitor

SONY ILCE-7RM4, 1⁄640 sec, f/8, ISO 3200

When I was out in our yard with Gizmo after dinner last night he suddenly showed interest in something in the wash right outside of our back yard. I went over and saw a Gila monster. I called Marco and

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Birding Weekend

SONY ILCE-1, 1⁄2,000 sec, f/7.1, ISO 320

Last Saturday and Sunday we drove South to the Santa Cruz Flats to shoot some birds – one reason to drive to the Flats always is the Caracaras that can be found there – another reason is that we discovered

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