Sunset at Cathedral Rock

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Bobbi and I are in Sedona, Arizona for a few days this week.  We drove into the town yesterday and went exploring down at the Red Rock Crossing for a couple of hours until nightfall.  I haven’t been here before so Bobbi is in the role of guide and I am the happy follower.

We went to this location which is split by Oak Creek.  The cool waters drew a number of small groups and families offering respite from the 42°C (108°F) heat of the day.  We hiked along the riverside trails and photographed reflections in the water, the towering red rocks that backstop the area as well as a couple of lizards.  A beautiful place to escape the heat.

What makes this place a destination for landscape photographers are the views of Cathedral Rock and the opportunity to work with its reflections in the creek.  At sunset the last sunlight of the day makes the rocks glow.  Last night did not disappoint and I had a wonderful time playing with the elements at hand.

4 responses

  1. Excellent photography!

    June 26, 2012 at 12:46 am

  2. Superb

    June 24, 2012 at 12:21 pm

  3. Very nice Chris. Sedona is one of my favorite places for photography. I have been there numerous times. I really liked your different trreatment of Cathedral Rock. My brother lives on the mountain just south of Sedona in Clarkesdale between Sedona and Jerome.

    June 24, 2012 at 9:51 am

  4. Terry Scott

    These are awesome pics Chis… I gotta make an outing with you one day and learn a few tricks

    June 23, 2012 at 11:40 am

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