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Old Dec 1, 2009, 12:25 AM   #1
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We're on vacation once again. I took this picture this evening and thought it came out nicely (K-7, DA*50-135).



I actually took this out of a car window as we were heading back to where we are staying.

Earlier I had taken this from the balcony of our unit (K20, DA 55-300):



We visited a local chapel (K-7, DA 10-17 Fisheye, HDR):



Not many people photograph the inside of this chapel, most of the pictures are of the outside.

Later on we went for a drive up to some awesome views. I took a couple of IR photos, but they weren't very good. Somehow black and white doesn't cut it when you are looking at rock like this (K-7, DA*50-135 HDR):



As you can see, Sedona deserves its reputation for incredible scenery.
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Old Dec 1, 2009, 12:27 AM   #2
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lovely travel/vacation set.

i am particularly fond of the 1st and last shots.

beautiful place, nicely captured.
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Great shots. Colours, rock formations...very nice.

I subscribe to Arizona Highways magazine and the photos of different spots in Arizona in this mag are wonderful.
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The first and the last are beautiful.

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Sedona is a beautiful spot with spectular scenerywhich you have captured well especially in #1: the full moon makes the picture! I had read that the area was where many old b&w westerns were filmed.
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another vacation...you are a lucky girl.

The moon is in the sky and the sunlit rock...gorgeous.
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Old Dec 1, 2009, 9:09 AM   #7
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Thanks for the compliments - I was really happy with the first one. I doubt I'll take anything better than that anytime soon.

Sedona is a beautiful area, and yes, lots of movies have been filmed here (I understand John Wayne made something like 8 movies here, and Walt Disney lived here for many years).
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Thanks for the compliments - I was really happy with the first one. I doubt I'll take anything better than that anytime soon.

Sedona is a beautiful area, and yes, lots of movies have been filmed here (I understand John Wayne made something like 8 movies here, and Walt Disney lived here for many years).
Great shots-some of the views from the Chapel are amazing-I have taken a lot of shots just from there. Arizona is one of my favorite places.
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We were just up in Flagstaff this weekend dropping off our oldest son at NAU - and it was SNOWING. Hopefully by next December we will be down to ONLY one in college - here is hoping! ... and then my camera & vacation budget can expand a bit...

Wonderful pictures - I knew that they looked familiar....
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One and four are spectacular. The moon shot is dynamite!

I agree with you that IR on these rock formations is poor. I tried a couple IR shots at Capitol Reef NP last year and they were disappointing despite some of them having some plant life in the foreground to help out.

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