Winter at the Wave

A couple of Fridays ago while I was working at the GRAMMYs rehearsals my cell phone suddenly began buzzing away with multiple text messages coming in.  When I got a moment to take a look, it was Mr. Misadventures excitedly letting me know that we had gotten permits for the Wave. In fact, our favorite guide and all around good guy, William of Dreamland Safari Tours had won the lottery...that is … [Read more...]

Winter White Pocket

If you had told me that I would visit White Pocket twice in one year, I would have told you that you were insane.  But Mr. Misadventures was so enamored with the area when we were there during our 10-day roadtrip that we returned to camp there for 24-hours so that he could take photos at sunrise and sunset. It was to be a quick trip.  I flew into Las Vegas on a Thursday evening in December (we … [Read more...]

Southwest Road Trip 2012 Day 6: Photography Tour through Grand Staircase-Escalante

By Day 6 I was feeling a bit tired, the previous day in both White Pocket and Cottonwood Cove had been amazing, but the heat and driving and lack of sleep was sneaking up on me.  We rose early and headed back to Kanab to meet Will James, our guide for the day and owner of Dreamland Safari Tours.  We were going to spend the day doing a photography tour through The Grand Staircase-Escalante National … [Read more...]

Southwest Road Trip 2012 Day 5 (Part 2): Cottonwood Cove in South Coyote Buttes

Having spent a magnificent morning photographing White Pocket in the Paria Canyon of Arizona we headed to Cottonwood Cove which is part of South Coyote Buttes.  I don't want to say that Cottonwood Cove was a let down, because it was totally amazing, but it was no White Pocket! Nonetheless we had a really great time capturing the area as you can see in the photos below. There are some unique … [Read more...]

Southwest Road Trip 2012 Day 5 (Part 1): The Wave Lottery and White Pocket

I swear to God this series is going to kill me, but I will complete it if it's the last thing I do! Our trip schedule was just so extreme I had no time to write except for quick notes in my trusty Moleskine and when I got back from my trip I had 2000 photos and a busy work schedule which prevented me from getting this damn trip documented!  I am trying to figure out a system for my upcoming trip … [Read more...]