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Greg McCown

Greg McCown



I grew up in Tucson, am married to the love of my life and we have five amazing kids. I love the outdoors, sports, and have a heavy interest in real estate which is my career. My wife was always the photographer in our family until about 2004. We took a few trips that year and some of the photographs I took turned out pretty good. After a trip to Hawaii somewhere between photographing dolphins on a snorkeling trip and a tour of the Na'Pali Coastline, I had suddenly taken over all camera duties. I am borderline obsessed with photography, in particular the desert landscape. Please do not use any of my images without my permission. If you would like to purchase any of my images please visit my web site at www.saguaropictures.com or email me at saguaropictures@gmail.com.
  • Nikon D600
  • Nikon D600
  • Rokinon 14mm 2.8
  • Nikkor 70-200mm 2.8 VR
  • Tokina 16-28mm 2.8
  • Nikkor 50mm 1.4
  • Nikkor 24mm 2.8
  • Nikkor 70-300 VR

Patagonia Lake

Published June 11th, 2013

The trip to Patagonia Lake last Saturday turned out amazing, but it almost didn't. When my friend, Jeff, and I first arrived at the lake we quickly realized that the campgrounds were full and the dirt road (we found on Google Earth) that we wanted to take was gated and locked, with a big permits required sign. All the parking areas specifically stated that they would be closed by 10pm and anyone would there be kicked out. After trying to find our own way for a while we finally broke down and asked for directions (our wives would be so proud) from the ranger at the gate. He gave us some good recommendations, and the night was saved. He also gave us a place to park for the night. We were able to get some good shots of the lake and the bridge below the Milky Way. It actually turned out even better than I had hoped. When we left Tucson it was 105 and the evening at the lake easily dropped below 65. After a couple hours nap, we got up and headed out, taking some serious detours through un ...

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