Category Archive for "Landscapes"

A Photographer’s Dream – Snow in Arizona!

Desert Snow We had a rare occurrence here in central Arizona this weekend. A wild and rainy storm moved through on Saturday night and it brought not only cold temps but it brought the snow level down to about 2,500 feet. The...

“Southwest Spirituality” – Churches, Crosses and Cemeteries

Lonely Cross Since I picked up my camera again a few years ago I have found myself strongly drawn to photographing old churches, crosses and cemeteries throughout Arizona, Utah, New Mexico and Colorado. Some think it is an odd subject...

How the West was won with High Dynamic Range (HDR).

Dodge Bootlegger As many of you know I own Ancient Light Galleryin Scottsdale, Arizona. I have been processing myFine Art Photographs with HDR for a year or so now and really loving the look and feel that it gives the nostalgic and historic...

What is your “Photographic Vision”?

We all have dreams and visions of how we want our life to unfold. When it comes to photography and creating photographs, I know for me, I hold a vision or image in my head of photographs that I would like to...

Photographing Mesa Arch at Sunrise

MESA ARCH SUNRISE Text and photos: © Cheyenne L Rouse Hiker Mesa Arch   Location facts: Imagine a magical red rock arch that lights up as it frames a vast wilderness of towers, spires, mesas and canyons. Mesa Arch is...