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Fading Light

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A lone cactus appears to be taking in the final rays of sunlight in the desert north of town. The starkness of the desert floor accentuates the green of the cactus while the cactus spines appear to shimmer in the fading light. The colors of the clouds and sky further accentuate the lack of contrast in the rocky foreground. Jamie snapped this shot off Chen[...]

Sailin’ Away

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Not every boat on the lake is about speed. Joe Morgan, a 28 year old student living in Lake Havasu, captured this photo off the back of a friend’s boat. “I enjoyed the way the sky was meshing with the water, it was truly mesmerizing and looked like a painting.” Joe used his IPhone 6 Plus to take the photo. About Joe Morgan Originally from Minnesota, I move[...]

Photo Finish -Lying in Wait

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Susan Stoker says there is danger in Lake Havasu City. “The danger of becoming accustomed to the beauty of the lake, the desert, and the wildlife that surrounds us every day. Whether my tool is a paint brush or a camera lens, nothing makes me happier than capturing the splendor of Lake Havasu City.” This photo of a coyote pup was taken at Contact Point on [...]

Photo Finish - Reflections

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It truly is amazing that a photo of this quality can now be taken with a Smartphone. The composition of this photo draws your eye to the distant sunset as well as to the beautiful reflection on the lake—not to mention the stunning beauty captured in the foreground. A very memorable photo. Karen Willman captured this beautiful sunset using her Galaxy S7 Ed[...]

Photo Finish - Serenity on the Lake

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Jana Shearer has been vacationing in Lake Havasu since 1970 and really enjoys getting out into the desert to take photos—especially in the winter and spring months. While not officially a resident of Havasu, Jana is excited to have recently purchased her retirement home here. Along with her husband, she hope to be living here permanently by 2017. “I have [...]

Photo Finish - A Cactus Point of View

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Kalen Marshall captured this shot while hiking with a friend near the cliffs at Crystal Beach. A native of Lake Havasu, Kalen remembers the moment she captured the photo using her Nikon D80, “We were just walking back from the cliffs watching the sunset hit. Suddenly, I saw this cactus and figured that this would look cool with the sunset in the backdrop. Ev[...]

Photo Finish - ONE FOR THE ROAD

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Photographing wildlife isn’t easy. In many instances, the photo opportunities are nothing more than happenstance. And if you do stumble upon the perfect wildlife shot, they aren’t likely to cooperate and pose for the photo. It takes a keen eye and a sense of urgency to capture the perfect photo. Kelli-Jo, originally from Slatington, Pennsylvania, moved to[...]

Photo Finish - Serenity

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There are plenty of places in Lake Havasu to relax and take in the scenery—one of those hidden gems is Contact Point. Located at the Water Safety Training Center off Hwy 95, one can easily traverse the stone pathway leading to the peninsula. Surrounded on three sides by water, “It's perfect for fishing, taking your dog for a walk or just sitting on the shore[...]

Photo Finish: Double Exposure

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We were so impressed with the composition of these two photo submissions that we couldn’t chose just one—so we decided to run both of them—enjoy! Couch With a View The juxtaposition of the couch surrounded by desert makes for the perfect family portrait. Taken by Todd Shockley, the photo features Jazlynn Aaron Brady and her twin sisters Zoey and Emma. [...]

Photo Finish: Smoke on the Water, Fire in the Sky

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Dusk in Havasu is a magical time of day when the setting sun casts a spectrum of colors across a cloud-speckled sky. One always has to pause to marvel at the variety of sunsets in Havasu—it seems as if our sunsets work hard to always outdo the previous ones. In this instance, Nick Christensen managed to capture the reflective beauty of a recent sunset after [...]