Monthly Archives: March 2017

Poppy Wildflower

Arizona Poppy Flower Video

Poppy Flower Super Bloom With all the rain Arizona had this winter we are experiencing a magnificent year for wildflowers and especially our Mexican Poppies in the state. Some of the deserts in the Southwest have had up to seven inches this winter, which is incredible! Mexican Poppies Check out my video above, for some various footage to see what the Peridot Mesa is like during the bloom this year. These are Mexican poppies. Today, the Mexican poppy is considered […]

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Peridot Mesa Macro

Poppy Heaven at Peridot Mesa, Arizona

Poppy Season at Peridot Mesa, Arizona The Peridot Mesa in Arizona currently looks like a scene right of out the movie The Wizard of Oz. There’s currently thousands of Mexican Poppy Blooms in the area. Fields and fields of golden wildflowers fill the area. Odds are you will also see some lupine along with desert chicory and globemallow scattered in the area as well. Where Is Peridot Mesa? Peridot is located near Globe, Arizona. About 18 miles east of it, […]

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Milky Way Photography

Milky Way Photography Season Has Arrived

Outside of Mesa, Arizona It’s late February, and I had some excellent conditions in Arizona this weekend for viewing the stars above. Let’s talk about my first night of the season out and some Milky Way photography. I decided to take a trip about 45 minutes up the highway for some night time shooting. To catch the galactic core right now, you need to wake up pretty early! I set my alarm for 3:15 am and arrived at the desert […]

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