Sunset in the Middle of Nowhere

Kongo shot this picture last evening somewhere between Gila Bend and Yuma.  Luckily, the tripod was handy. Travel safe.  Have fun.   Continue reading Sunset in the Middle of Nowhere

Weekly Photo Challenge: The Golden Hour


Kongo caught the golden hour today at Mission San Xavier del Bac, an historic Jesuit mission located on the Tohono O’odham Indian Reservation about 10 miles south of downtown Tucson.  This beautiful mission was founded in 1692 by Jesuit missionaries but they were kicked out by the King of Spain in 1767 and replaced by Franciscans who built the church with native labor and still serve the Indian community today.  As the sun set Kongo was able to get several Golden Hour photographs. Continue reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: The Golden Hour”

Cactus Monkey


So today Kongo dropped Missy and Mrs. Kongo off at the airport then he headed east on the road to Santa Fe.  Kongo is on the way to a 7-day National Geographic Photo Workshop in Santa Fe, New Mexico with Joe McNally.  The photo workshop will be a great opportunity for Kongo to hone some of his photography skills in a small group setting with a world renowned artist.  Mr. McNally has been a staff photographer for Life, Sports Illustrated, and has shot for National Geographic for 25 years.  Needless to say, the monkey is psyched.  This afternoon he explored a bit of Saguaro National Park just east of Tucson, Arizona. Continue reading “Cactus Monkey”