Such a fun adventure we had yesterday in Sedona! We drove over in the middle of the afternoon and had a great time wandering around and checking out the galleries and shops at Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts Village. We enjoyed a fabulous dinner at El Rincon, where, to the amusement of our waitress, I couldn’t resist photographing the reflection of the little white lights on the overhead umbrella on my spoon. Midway through dinner, the flamenco guitar music began!
During dinner, Lonnie was googling best places for sunset photography in Sedona, so we ended up on an overlook on Airport Road. The wind had kicked up, and it was threatening rain, making for dramatic clouds.
After we walked across the road and began setting up, I realized I didn’t have my cable release, so I walked back to the car and lugged my whole camera bag back across the road to where my tripod was set up. Lonnie and Carol were busy photographing the scene while I got set up again. What I didn’t realize was that they were photographing a tornado forming! I continued taking photos of the rocks, oblivious to what they were seeing. Fortunately, I have a few shots at the end of the event- although I didn’t know what I was shooting. It wasn’t until we got home and they started talking about the tornado, that I realized what I had missed! You can check out Carol’s magnificent twister photos at http://infocusdaily.com
7 thoughts on “An Umbrella, A Spoon, Some Music, and a Tornado”
What an experience! Can’t believe they let you keep taking pictures of rocks and didn’t point you towards the tornado! Great shots!
What a fun day! These are great shots. I love the umbrella and spoon. And, you DID capture the tornado as it swirled close to the rock formations. It’s a ‘detail’ shot! Nice!
Great pictures from you and Carol………………..
Great pictures! Love the umbrella pic.
How cool Melinda awesome pics.
I’ve been to Sedona at least five times and never seen it looking like this. Next time we’re going with you!