Arizona

Doorways

by Kristi Hines

One thing I didn’t expect to find while out hiking in Sedona was a little bit of urbex heaven. Yet, here I was, standing inside this little rundown building, looking at two perfectly aligned doorways.

Sedona Urbex - Doorways

Camera: Nikon D90 with Nikon 18-105mm
Processing: Adobe Lightroom 3

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A few weeks ago, I took the photography tour in Upper Antelope Canyon. They did an impressive job of clearing people out of the way so the photographers could set up their tripods and shoot the canyon with minimal interruptions. This is the first shot from that series!

Inside Upper Antelope Canyon Photography Tour

Camera: Nikon D90 with Nikon 18-105mm
Processing: Adobe Lightroom 3, Photomatix Pro 4, Topaz Adjust

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Since I haven’t gotten a chance to process photos from Antelope Canyon yet, I thought I’d share this cute picture of our dog Dobby at the park. :)

Dobby the Miniature Schnauzer

Camera: Fuji FinePix S5100 (retired)
Processing: Adobe Lightroom 3

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I’ve decided that fall is my favorite season, and I would love to spend it in Sedona, Arizona. This is another shot from my first camping trip of the fall colors framed by a large, fallen tree.

Natural Framing of the Fall Colors

Camera: Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS8
Processing: Adobe Lightroom 3

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Closeup with a Chicken

by Kristi Hines

While wandering around the Gold King Mine Ghost Town, I discovered that I really liked chickens. Not eating them, mind you, but photographing them.

Closeup Chicken

Camera: Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS8
Processing: Adobe Lightroom 3

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For a while here in Arizona, I thought we had escaped the winter with several days in the 70′s. But that changed this Tuesday (Valentine’s Day) when it dropped back to a chilly temp. Chilly for us in Phoenix at least. In tribute, I decided to post something wintry.

The Lonely Snow Covered Trees at the Grand Canyon

Camera: Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS8
Processing: Adobe Lightroom 3

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The Laughing Camel

by Kristi Hines

There’s nothing like catching an animal at the right time, kind of like this shot of a camel who looks like he just heard a great joke…

The Laughing Camel

Camera: Fuji FinePix S5100 (retired)
Processing: Adobe Lightroom 3

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A Turtle in the Park

by Kristi Hines

I love how random things in life happen. This photo was taken while strolling through a local park where we found a turtle just hanging out in the grass. No idea how he (or she) got there.

Turtle at the Park

Camera: Kodak EasyShare Z1275 (Retired)
Processing: Adobe Lightroom 3

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Morning Snack

by Kristi Hines

This photo is from last year’s trip to the Grand Canyon. As we were driving into the park, we saw this guy just grazing on the tree. We stopped the car on the side of the road and jumped out to get photos. He didn’t seem to mind as he was busy snacking!

Deer in the Snow at the Grand Canyon

Camera: Nikon D3000 with 70-300mm Tamron Lens
Processing: Adobe Lightroom 3

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I have to admit, I’m usually not enthused about the cold or being up early in the morning. But being at the Grand Canyon early on a foggy day when you only get a few glimpses from the rim can pay off at the right moments.

Snow Covered Grand Canyon from Bright Angel Trail

Camera: Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS8
Processing: Adobe Lightroom 3

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