Tag Archives: Arizona

Tortilla Flats

Tortilla Flats is up in the desert hills east of Mesa, AZ.  What’s left of an abandoned old mining town is a bar and gift shop. This scene looks like a half-baked set from a spaghetti western.  The rails are … Continue reading

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Cave Inspector

Somewhere near Sedona, Arizona I spotted this guy on the side of a sheer cliff.  I thought he was a climber, until I saw him dangling from a rope through my telephoto lens.  He was about 100′ from the top and … Continue reading

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Follow the Leader

This image reminded me of simpler times, when you played all day and into the night, with few worries.  But, this image is a “fabrication”, a composite of six different photos merged to create a visual image of distant memories. … Continue reading

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Urban Cowboy

I met this fellow in  a Mesa, Arizona.  He worked at a place that was part museum, part living history and part tourist trap.  I found this guy in one of the barns; he said he was one of the … Continue reading

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Sun Worship

The last month of oppressive heat and especially the last four days being over 100 degrees reminded my of this chap getting an early start on his sun tan back in February.  But, wait, there’s more to this story than … Continue reading

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Hoover Dam

After two nights at the Grand Canyon Village, I drove 200 miles west to Hoover Dam.  I’ve got a zillion more pictures of Grand Canyon, which I’ll get to eventually, but I want to keep this photo safari moving. The … Continue reading

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