A landscape photography family tour of Arizona.

Our family took an amazing spring break trip to Northern Arizona.  What I loved so much about this trip was all the amazing places we visited together, seeing the beauty of nature together, hiking, being outdoors, and me being able to do some amazing photography, and even to get a few family photos here and there!

We flew into Phoenix, drove to Page to visit the Lower Antelope Canyon, Waterhole Canyon, Horseshoe Bend, and Glen Canyon Dam Overlook.  It was otherworldly wandering through the canyons, and a bit frightening standing over Horseshoe Bend and Glen Canyon Dam overlook, especially after hearing a couple people had recently fallen off taking selfies.  On one stop my older son was skip/jumping rock to rock,  and I had to warn him not to do that, least he fell and rolled off the edge – it was THAT scary.

We toured the Lower Antelope Canyon with Dixie’s Lower Canyon Tour

We toured Waterhole Canyon with Horseshoe Bend Tours

Grand Canyon is next . . .

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The next stop was Grand Canyon National Park.  My son Nick asked that we visit an I lucked out by getting a hotel room for one night at the Maswick Lodge.  We were 5 minutes from the canyon’s edge, so hiked one evening on the Rim trail to Pima point for sunset, and the next morning arose at 6:00 am to catch the sunrise at Pima Point.  THIS was amazing and the first image is looking west from Pima point and the second image is looking east from Pima Point toward the amazing sunrise.  Incredibly both my boys got up in the early morning hours to go with me!

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After the Grand Canyon, we went to Sedona for a VRBO in West Sedona for 2 nights.  We enjoyed the scenery, and a 3 hour family hike to Subway Cave at Boynton Canyon and a fun jeep tour.  Here’s one family pic right near Subway Cave, and the RED ARROW marks the cliff we climbed up to to see ancient indian artifacts.  It was incredible!

 

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Eliz Alex Photography  specializes in children and family sessions  in the Dallas, Texas area including Plano, Texas; Allen Texas; Frisco, Texas, McKinney Texas.  Please message  to schedule your family’s photographic adventure with me!

Little people call her Camera Girl.  Elizabeth’s teen people, two boys, call her Mommy.  She calls on her Canon, her Fuji, enthusiasm for the outdoors, creativity as a toy & game maker, excitement for discovery, and addiction to Starbucks coffee to guide the littles, middles, and their families on photographic adventures.  Elizabeth’s love of nature and volunteer work at a local conservancy keep her connected to the land, and always seeking new settings where she can capture the natural light, the beauty of the local fauna, and the candid and the magical moments of the families she guides.

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