Melissa writes a photo blog that explores the beauty of Arizona, the Western US and the Western Hemisphere.
We are lucky here in Arizona to have such fabulous sunrises and sunsets.
Water assumes many characteristics. It can be glassy smooth, frothing with foam, swirling around rocks, bending images to its twists and turns.
Sometimes the sun, the clouds, the time of day and the angles all line up together to create ephemeral beauty in the sky.
Reflections of the fall color along Clear Creek bring to mind the impressionistic paintings of Monet.
Walking along Clear Creek, I noticed a flock of birds in one tree, all chattering and flitting about.
The autumn leaves are falling en masse now, carpeting the ground and building up in eddies in the creeks and rivers.
While we have adequate fall color around the state, Flagstaff has cornered the market on yellow and gold.
Here in Northern Arizona, we are blessed to have many stunning views nearby, not the least of which is the Painted Desert.
I've been playing around with a new app for iPhones called Longexpo Pro; it's made to allow you to take a long exposure (2 seconds) of a moving object,
A series of mini-storms rolled through the Camp Verde area on Monday evening, leaving not much rain but a lasting impression of lightning.