“When Time Means Nothing”

By: Galen911

Feb 05 2016

Category: Land That I Love, WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge

19 Comments

Aperture:f/10
Focal Length:18mm
ISO:400
Shutter:1/250 sec
Camera:NIKON D70

Sunrise in the Desert

Tucson, Arizona

WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge:

”Time”

Published Friday, February 5, 2016

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19 comments on ““When Time Means Nothing””

  1. So lovely. I just got back from time in Mesa. On the way to Carefree, we saw lots of this sort of beauty.

    janet

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  2. Beautiful photograph.

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  3. Powerful photo 🙂 Just powerful!

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  4. Beautiful picture.

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  5. Beautiful light. The view looks perfect.

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  6. Very nice. Saguaro cacti are such stately “trees”. I love them. I remember seeing a video of them being hewed down to make way for a subdivision of some kind. Very sad.

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    • The Saguaros are a federally protected species now. There are severe penalties for damaging or destroying them. It is possible to get a permit to move them for construction purposes. You can purchase them at licensed nurseries as long as they have a tag showing they were obtained legally. A Saguaro that is about waist high will cost several hundred dollars. I have one growing in a bucket that is about a foot high. They can live for a couple hundred years and grow to be in excess of 50 feet tall. They are so majestic.

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