Family Gathering

Saguaro Cacti (Carnegiea gigantea) of varying ages grow in relatively close proximity to one another, sharing a hillside with ocotillo, prickly pear and cholla as well as other shrubs and cacti in Saguaro NP, Arizona.

Technical Details

EF 28-70mm @ 53mm; f/16 @ 1/40 sec, -1 EV, ISO 100


Nice one, Bob. I have never been able to get a successful cacti pic. Nice.

Thank you, David. Cacti are incredibly diverse, complex, heavily defensive, live in forbidding environments and can be elusively photogenic. Well worth the investment of time and energy to capture them favorably.