From the Hip – September 2018

Mike MeyerSeptember 2018
Share This
https://www.phoenixmag.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/PHM0918TL04.jpg

Retired ad exec and amateur photographer Greg Stein shoots a stunning Prescott landscape blurred by smoke and the setting sun.

“We were casually exploring Prescott about 14 years ago after going to Phoenix for a bit of wine-related business. We knew that Phoenix weather was not going to work for us long-term. We wound up coming across an unbelievable lot at 6,000 feet with 100 mile-plus views in a Ponderosa pine forest. We bought the lot and eventually built our dream home. I shot [a lot of] pictures from my deck… and swore I would stop since I had about 100 by then. However, one morning after a storm, the sun broke through the clouds and lit up smoke that lingered from a prescribed burn and I realized I needed to break my new rule and shoot this. Still one of my favorite shots years later.”

— Greg Stein
Retired ad exec, amateur photographer, 10-year Prescott resident (by way of Michigan)

 

Calling all photographers!
Do you have a newsworthy photo or a shot that tells an interesting Arizona story? Submit your photo and the story behind it to phxmag@citieswestpub.com for a chance to be featured on this page.

For more than 50 years, PHOENIX magazine's experienced writers, editors, and designers have captured all sides of the Valley with award-winning and insightful writing, and groundbreaking report and design. Our expository features, narratives, profiles, and investigative features keep our 385,000 readers in touch with the Valley's latest trends, events, personalities and places.