Jumping Cardinal

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Northern Cardinal, Desert Photo Retreat, Arizona.

Northern Cardinal, Desert Photo Retreat, Arizona.

First time in some time that we haven’t had guests out here at the Desert Photo Retreat – that is a good thing, I’m definitely not complaining!   So last night I went down to the lower blind and had some fun with the birds!  Also set up a camera trap, but unfortunately messed up focus so won’t be showing those photos.  🙂  It is so easy to bump the lens.

Coatimundi

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A Coatimundi near Tucson, Arizona.

Doing a little scouting today at the Colossal Caverns, and was greeted by a pack of Coatimundis! This is one of many places we will be visiting on my Arizona Photo Tour in April in which I surprisingly still have two spots left! I think it is going to be a really fun trip, here is more information on my Arizona Photo Workshop. Hopefully the Coati will still be around!

Spring Brittle-bush

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Brittle-bush, Desert Photo Retreat, near Tucson, Arizona.

Brittle-bush, Desert Photo Retreat, near Tucson, Arizona.

Today at the Desert Photo Retreat! The wildflowers are really beginning to look good, there are big numbers of little guys, a macro photographer paradise right now. And to think, we may receive more rain on Friday, and most certainly well next week.

Las Vegas NANPA

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The Strip, Las Vegas, Nevada.

The Strip, Las Vegas, Nevada.

We are heading off to Las Vegas today for the North American Nature Photography Summit where we will have booths for both Alaska Photo Tours and Desert Photo Retreat.  Stop by and say hi if you are at the conference.

It will be interesting to visit Vegas again as it has been a few years.  During the height of the stock industry, we would make 2 to 4 visits a year to Vegas since it was so lucrative.  It will be fun to be back, at least for a couple of days.

Arizona Photo Tour

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Wildflowers at the Desert Photo Retreat near Tucson, Arizona.

Wildflowers at the Desert Photo Retreat near Tucson, Arizona.

We have a few spots left for our Arizona Photo Tour!   This is an awesome all inclusive photo tour based at the famous White Stallion Ranch.  There we will be able to photograph the wranglers and all types of Western activity, along with a rodeo from inside the ring!  Plus, with all the rain we have received, should be seeing some amazing wildflower for landscape opportunities along with Arizona’s famous sunsets.  Plus, we will spend some time photographing the birds and wildlife at the Desert Photo Retreat – this is a perfect time for migrating birds.  We will also visit the world famous  Sonoran Desert Museum, and even the Colossal Cavern!  Plus more!  We will cover a lot of what Arizona has to offer!

This is all inclusive, even transportation.  You get your self to Tucson, we will take care of the rest.    Check out the above link for details.

White Stallion Ranch, Tucson, Arizona.

White Stallion Ranch, Tucson, Arizona.