Night Photography Experiments

In August and then again in October, I experimented with night sky photography and light painting both here in Flagstaff and in Joshua Tree National Park. I wasn’t able to control the camera enough to get decent night shots in August, and Joshua Tree had too much light pollution in the distance to get anything […]

Viva Las Vegas, part 2

The lovely Theresa Pfarr tied the knot in a Vegas Chapel inside the Luxor. After the ceremony, I rode in the limo with the wedding party and documented a few stops along the Vegas Strip with group photos. The reception involved delicious tapas, homemade decorations and a ton of dancing. An uproarious good time was […]

hey! you!

It seems like personal web logs, or “blogs” as the kids used to say, are dying. I used to have a whole slew of friends who journaled about their daily existence. Now it’s all Internet aggregates like Tumblr and Twitter and Facebook and whatever prime real estate Google is buying up on the world wide […]


Dear Universe, I haven’t really asked a lot of you lately. But I’m going to ask you this. This one little thing. Please get me out of here. Thank you for understanding. Sincerely, Judith

Dante’s Point and Red Rocks

On Sunday, I drove back to Las Vegas in order to catch my plane home in time to teach on Monday morning. I took my time exiting the park, stopping at Dante’s Point, an overlook above Badwater Basin. Later, I stopped at Red Rocks Canyon outside of Vegas in time for sunset. I made it […]