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Friday, November 27, 2009

Weekend Reflections / Slide Rock State Park, Arizona




These photographs were taken at Slide Rock State Park in Arizona. It is a natural water chute nestled in Oak Creek Canyon just outside of Sedona. The water is really cold, yet, some kids (about high school age) were entering the area at about 4:00 p.m. with their towels which indicates they were going to do what people do here...slide down the water chute! It is a very popular swimming area during the summer. But, late November...crazy! Despite "craziness" this area is a photographer's dream place! The red rock, the water, the fall colors, the reflections galore...it's amazing! My friend, Sally, is standing on the rock overlooking the reflections of the yellow Aspen trees (middle photo).

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Weekend Reflections

24 comments:

Cezar and Léia said...

This place is breathtaking!
Adorable reflections and I'm enchanted by those beautiful and perfect colours.
What a beautiful post!
Léia - Bonjour Luxembourg

awarewriter said...

Spectacular indeed. Your second shot is the best. Very nice series of reflections. I like them all.

Anya said...

Wow!!
reflections in color
you are very creative its amazing
:-)

Icy BC said...

Love the different colors of reflection in this post!

Martha Z said...

Beautiful, you packed in a lot of great photos and sightseeing on your trip.

mbkatc230 said...

These photos are stunning! What magnificent color. I would love to see this. But go swimming there when others are wearing coats? Not me! Kathy

Woody said...

Great colors on your reflections!

Bill ~ {The Old Fart} said...

Wonderful reflections. Love the Colors.

kullefotoblogg said...

Hi, thanks for your comment on my cat :) Nice with a visitor from a different country.
What a lovely landscape you show here.
Have a nice weekend.
/Helena

Stine in Ontario said...

The colours are exquisite! Very nicely captured, Carolyn!

Marka said...

Wonderful colors in all three photos!

Quasi Serendipita said...

These are my favourite reflections today. The colours are fantastic!

cieldequimper said...

Oh my, these are vibrant and gorgeous!

John`s Photography said...

Wow, amazing reflections!

storyteller at Small Reflections said...

Oh my! I've been to this spot during the summer time but MY photos look nothing like yours. These are amazing shots with vibrant colors ... just BEAUTIFUL.
Hugs and blessings,

hetty said...

Wonderful reflections! What a great place! Love your shots!

Malyss said...

The colors of the place are simply incredible!!The reflection doubles the beauty!!

Crafty Green Poet said...

gorgeous colourful reflections, stunning!

SquirrelQueen said...

Great reflections, definitely a photographer's dream.

Chef Kar said...

Unbelievable colors in all of your shots. The water is a perfect reflector! Beautiful spot.

~Kar

My first effort: Weekend Reflection ~ Mussolini's Rome

KMOYMAMA said...

This is really a photographers' dream spot! And your reflections made the place more attaractive!

Carver said...

This is a stunning reflection. I enjoyed all your shots from Arizona in the other posts too. Stunning.

lisaschaos said...

I took my kids there about 10 years ago, we had such fun! But thanks for helping me access those memories again and sharing the beauty, almost forgotten. :)

Anonymous said...

lovely photos! thank you for sharing: you can learn more about this park at http://azstateparks.com/Parks/SLRO