All posts tagged “arizona

Photogaph of a tree with light behind it. But it's so dark you can only really see the outline of the tree and branches.

In the shadows

Wanted to share another occasion where the photo I had in mind mind didn’t exactly happen. And I’m not exactly pleased with this shot, but there are elements of it I don’t hate. I wanted to emphasize the light streaming through the tree branches more. […]

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Photograph of the city of Phoenix in the distance, with views of South Mountain in the foreground.

A stone’s throw away

Waiting for the day when I’ll stop being amazed that these sort of views and sights are just a stone’s throw away. That’s downtown Phoenix in this image, taken from South Mountain. The wonderful thing about South Mountain is how accessible this view from it […]

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Photograph of a house covered in graffiti off Roosevelt Row in Phoenix, Arizona.

Covered, head to toe

On 5th Street and Garfield Street, you’ll find this house. It’s covered in graffiti. You can barely see an inch of this house’s original paint colour. I have no idea about the history of this house. Why is it covered in graffiti? Who owns it? […]

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Photograph of construction in downtown Phoenix.

Coming soon in Phoenix

Keeping on with this Phoenix theme in posts this week. Because I have a lot of photos of this quite lovely city I want to share. Downtown Phoenix is seemingly always in-flux. New buildings going up. Empty lots seemingly getting filled. It’s great to see. […]

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Black and white photograph of the top of a rocky outcrop of a mountain.

That high-top

Landscape in black and white? Sure, why not. Going back to something I mentioned earlier this week—I dig highly textured black and white imagery. And in this image that’s contrasted with the smoothness and significant less contrast-y sky. Why did I choose a black and […]

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Sunset in a mining town

Clifton, Arizona. A tiny little town with a population of around 3,700. Just a stop along the way—or more accurately—the start of a fun “little” drive. An interesting, and dare I say it, eye-opening town for this Brit who’s really not seen a lot of […]

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Photograph of cacti covered in snow in the foreground with snow covered mountains in the background.

100% more snow

To me. The snow and the cacti just didn’t make sense. It’s not something I think should make sense. Cacti are in the desert. There’s no snow in the desert, right? Arizona proved me wrong. It had a lot more unexpected snow that I was […]

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Autumn (or fall) in the desert

What does autumn look like in the desert? A lot what you’d think autumn to look like. It just arrives a little later. Doesn’t last as long. And usually has some rain. Except last year. Autumn weather gets me nostalgic for autumn weather in England. […]

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2020 in photos

Four hundred and seventy two photos. Surprised even myself going through my Lightroom catalog. For a year that was spent mostly indoors, I’m a little bit impressed with myself. (And that number’s going to go up with some last-week-of-the-year images.) The collective universe categorised 2020 […]

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