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Spring is for the birds

Southern Red-Billed Hornbill by Lynn Thompson

Arizona is a haven for activity of all kinds in April. The wildflowers are blooming, the snow is melting, majestic peaks and valleys invite hiking along with lakes and rivers for all kinds of boating. And the birds, well, the birds are out swooning and chirping! A beautiful sound of spring in the desert. Ever…

The Ides of March

Twins by Wayne Divoky

Well, the thermometer has been turned up here in Arizona with some record temperatures. I certainly opened my windows and doors early this year. My trusty camera by my side, the wildflowers were calling along with some gorgeous starry skies. Be sure to put on your calendar a trip north to Flagstaff and catch a…

Leapin’ wildflowers

Sunflowers by Janet Ballard

Wildflowers are blooming. With the rain last year, the predictions for a wonderful year of flowers is upon us. Let’s leap into spring a little early with or without our trusty groundhog to lead the way. Local areas not too far can be found if you head east towards the Superstition Mountains or west towards…

Happy New Year from the Sun Lakes Camera Club

Elephant Family courtesy and credit of William Lewis, member of the Sun Lakes Camera Club.

Happy New Year 2016 Sun Lakes Photographers! Here’s wishing each new picture-taker a year filled with fun times and great imagery. A great way to start is to join the Sun Lakes Camera Club at the Lake Havasu Balloon Festival the weekend of January 15. Spend two nights and days capturing hot-air balloons filling the…

Camera Club upcoming events

Spider Rock courtesy of John Livoti

The end of year brings with it plenty of holiday chaos with Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas all within weeks of each other. This festive time keeps a photographer busy with opportunities to capture treasured moments and funny antics. Before delving into the whirlwind of activities and busy schedules, the Sun Lakes Camera Club took some…

Portraits, Thanksgiving and you!

Cheers members enjoyed laughs and of course, birthday cake on September 20!

Ann Posiviata One of the great things about photography is getting together with other photographers and going on a photowalk. This is what a group of Sun Lakes Camera Club members did on October 3 for a few hours at the annual Scott Kelby Photowalk held in Tempe, Arizona. Along with other Arizonan photographers and…

Photography throwback

Sun Lakes Camera Club gets nostalgic by taking an exclusive tour of Sanderson Ford Museum. Image courtesy of J.Livoti and the Sun Lakes Camera Club.

Something about autumn provides that good feeling of memories. Hikes in the fall offer a warm auburn color palette along with fun festivities associated with the season such as a hay bale ride, pumpkin carving contests and having fun raking leaves. Our recent visit to the Sanderson Ford Museum brought back the nostalgic feel of…

Dog Days of Summer

Dog Days of Summer - image of Dudley provided by John Miguel

Arizonans have settled into the depths of the summer heat. We barely notice the difference between 115 and 110 degree temperatures. So what does one do while the sun beats down on us? We travel. We enjoy the many lakes, such as Mormon Lake or Roosevelt Lake. We explore the caverns of Arizona. We hike…

Sunset at the Superstitions

Sun Lakes Camera Club at Mammoth Saloon at Goldfield (image provided by Georgianne Giese).

Ann Posiviata It’s official! The Arizona summer heat has arrived in full force. Those double digit days are now a distant memory only to be longed for as each day passes. We are encouraged with each forecast of a dust storm or monsoon to activate our creative juices as photographers. Storm chasing can be very…