Category Archives: Photography

Time for Another Fall Photo Contest!

The days are getting shorter and the nights cooler, so that can only mean one thing — another Rio Nuevo fall photo contest. Every Thursday for the next six weeks we’ll announce a new theme, and entries will be due … Continue reading

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Today’s Travel Tip — Monument Valley

By Mike Koopsen Monument Valley is one of the most iconic landscapes in the American Southwest. If you’ve ever watched a John Wayne western there is a good chance that you viewed some of these landscapes in the movie. It … Continue reading

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Today’s Travel Tip: The Wave

By Mike Koopsen Coyote Buttes North is famous for its beautifully sculpted sandstone formations, especially the Wave. To get there you have to drive into Utah and then hike back into Arizona. Since many of these colorful sandstones are fragile … Continue reading

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Mindy Muehlhausen and the Practice of Photo Therapy

Mindy Muehlhausen is passionate about lots of things – people, animals, the place she lives, the changing sky – and she takes photos of all of them. But unlike many other serious photographers, she’s not a gearhead. Instead, she prefers … Continue reading

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Today’s Travel Tip: Canyon de Chelly

By Mike Koopsen Canyon de Chelly National Monument has a wonderful assortment of ancient cliff dwellings that can be seen from a number of overlooks both on the South Rim drive and on the North Rim drive, which looks over … Continue reading

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Chuck Hoekman: Traveling Man with a Camera

by Marilyn Noble Chuck Hoekman enjoys the wide-open highway. One time he drove his small sports car from Orlando to Alaska and back, a trip of twelve thousand miles in thirty days, and on another occasion, drove from Orlando to … Continue reading

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Today’s Travel Tip: Antelope Canyon

By Mike Koopsen The first time I entered a slot canyon, the stillness of it really surprised me, and the light bouncing off of the sandstone walls was unbelievable. There are quite a few slot canyons throughout the American Southwest, … Continue reading

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Friday Photo 5/29

A curious ground squirrel in Tucson, AZ. Photo by Jim Turner.

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Like to shoot food and culture? Here’s a contest for you!

by Marilyn Noble Are you a shutterbug who loves delicious and distinct foods? Want to get your image in front of the tens of thousands of people in the Slow Food USA network? Then help celebrate your local food treasures … Continue reading

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What a difference a little rain can make!

by Marilyn Noble One summer several years ago, I spent a day kayaking on the Colorado River near Moab with John Weisheit, the Colorado Riverkeeper. It was a sunny, blue-sky day, and the Colorado was its customary greenish brown color … Continue reading

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