Posts Tagged ‘ocotillo’

Ocotillo Abstract

Ocotillo Abstract by Anne McKinnell

At our BLM campsite in Gunsight Wash, near Organ Pipe National Monument, Arizona, it was one of those sunsets where there is just a tiny strip of colour next to the horizon. To make the most of it, I decided to use my telephoto lens so the colours would fill the frame and then I […]

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Ocotillo in California’s Colorado Desert

Ocotillo in the Colorado Desert, California, by Anne McKinnell

I love these Ocotillos that decorate California’s Colorado Desert. They have such strong shapes for photography, and when they flower they have beautiful red tips on their green stems. This is a pretty typical scene in the Colorado Desert, which encompasses about 7 million acres and is a low-elevation desert with warm winter temperatures, making […]

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Ocotillo in Texas

Big Bend National Park, Texas

This week I want to show you some of the interesting cacti I came across while in Big Bend National Park in Texas. This first one is an Octillo (although technically it isn’t a cactus but we’re not being that picky, right?). It looks like a cactus and it has those similar sharp spines – […]

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