in honor of 2018 AZ Archaeology and Heritage Awareness Month
Presented by Keep Sedona Beautiful, Pink Jeep Tours and
Susie Reed Photos, with the assistance of the National Park Service.
Click here for flyer with details about these tours.
"Time Peace" • Rock Art near Sedona, AZ • Photo by Susie Reed
Join acclaimed rock art photographer Susie Reed on
specially customized tours to see dwellings, rock art and
beautiful expansive views that surround these fascinating sites.
This is an opportunity to immerse yourself in Arizona’s rich Native American history as you walk where the ancients did.
On these specially customized archaeology tours you'll have
plenty of time to look around, ask questions and
take photos. Susie will provide photo tips.
Pink Jeep Tours guide and Susie Reed lead annual Explore Ancient Wonders tour
Space is limited. Advanced reservations required.
Prices include transportation and entry costs
Tours depart from Keep Sedona Beautiful
360 Brewer Road, Sedona, AZ
Please park on Cypress Lane, just off Brewer Road, if possible.
Wupatki National Monument Tour
Tuesay, March 27, 2018 • 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wupatki National Monument Pueblo • Photo Courtesy of the National Park Service
|Enjoy a beautiful drive from Sedona to Wupatki, with a stop along the way for a picnic lunch at Painted Desert Vista. (Food is not provided.) Once at Wupatki lead Interpretation Ranger Laura Carter will guide you through ancient pueblo communities that were occupied between AD 1100 1250 by the Cohonina, Kayenta Anasazi, and Sinagua. You’ll get to visit the remains of dwellings at multiple locations.
Cost: $95 per person. To make a reservation call Susie Reed Photos at 928-204-5856 and request the Wupatki Tour.
Honanki Heritage Site
Rock Art and Dwellings Tour
Thursday, March 29, 2017 • 2:30 - 6:30 pm
"Play Me A Song" • Rock Art
Sedona, AZ • Photo by Susie Reed
|Susie Reed and Pink Jeep Tours are leading this extended, after hours tour of Honanki Heritage Site. You’ll feel like you’ve stepped back in time as you explore Sinagua pictographs, petroglyphs and cliff dwellings. You’ll learn about Native Americans who enhabited the site from AD 1150 - 1350, find out about how rock art was made and its possible meanings and more. Reed, a foremost photographer of Southwestern rock art, knows Honanki well after photographing an excavation and restoration project there for years.
Cost: $111 per person plus tax and gratuity.
To make a reservation call Pink Jeep Tours at 928-282-5000
and request the Honanki Archaeology Month Tour.
Susie Reed and Dizzy at Cathedral Rock • Sedona, AZ
|Susie Reed is an avid photographer of Sedona’s beautiful landscapes, rock art and archaeology sites. Her desire to protect them turned her into a conservation photographer who brings awareess to the value of these special places by sharing her photographs, doing talks and leading tours. Her passion for rock art began in 199 when she unexpectedly discovered some pictographs and petroglyphs while vacationing in Sedona. She’s been photographing rock art ever since.
|These annual events, now in their 7th year, are a collaboration of Keep Sedona Beautiful, Pink Jeep Tours, the National Park Service and Susie Reed Photos. They come together each March during Arizona Archaeology and Heritage Awareness Month to put on activities that highlight Arizona's archaeology treasures, the importance of protectig them and their influence on modern artists.
Past events have included talks by archaeologists and artists, specially customized archaeology tours led by experts and Goldenstein Gallery receptions featuring artists whose work has been influenced by Arizona’s rich Native American history.
|Fine art and commercial photographer Susie Reed provides valuable one-on-one feedback about people's photos in her portfolio reviews. She can help you edit, suggest ways to improve, present and price your work, deal with galleries, photography contests and more. This is an opportunity to get her assitance for a reduced price.
FREE SEDONA LANDSCAPE PHOTO WALK
"Storm Coming" • Courthouse Butte • Sedona, AZ • Photo by Susie Reed
Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 1 - 3:30 pm
Location: West Sedona. Space is limited.
|The emhasis of this free Sedona photo shoot will be on landscape photography. Susie will talk about how to choose ISO, shutter speed and aperture settings, whether to shoot jpg and/or raw and use filters and tripods and provide tips for creative composition.
Space is limited. Advanced reservations are required. The meeting address will be sent with your confirmation.
SEDONA PHOTO WORKSHOPS WITH SUSIE
Sedona, AZ • Photograph by Susie Reed
To sign up or get further information
about these and other workshops click here.
October 25, 2017:
Sedona Pampramas Photo Shoot Workshop
October 27, 2017:
Processing Panoramas with Photoshop and Lightroom
Noivember 30, 201:7
Sedona Lndscapes Sunset Photo Shoot Workshop.
December 7, 2017:
Photoshop and Lightroom Fundamentals for Photographers
Advanced reservations are required.
These special events will fill quickly.
Space is limited,
For further information or to register
by phone please call or email.
Payments may be made by check, cash, money order or PayPal.
Checks and money orders must be received 7 days prior to an
event date. Please make them payable to Susie Reed Photos
and send to 2000 Red Rock Loop Road, Sedona, AZ 86336.
By registering for instruction, photo shoots, tours, workshops,
consultations and other services you acknowledge you have
read and agree to Susie Reed Photos policies.
"Cascading Colors" • Photograph by Susie Reed
|Susie Reed does talks and beautiful slide show presentations for camera clubs, resorts, hotels, organizations, schools, cultural events, festivals, galleries and elsewhere. She speaks about rock art, archaeology, Sedona's natural wonders, preservation and photography.
Her tales of adventures and coincidences she's had while following her passion to photograph rock art are as colorful as her fascinating photos. She shares unique insights about how and why rock art was made and its possible uses and interpretations that she's come to know from years of exploration, research and Native Americans, docents, Forest Service guides, archaeologists, shaman and others she's met along the way.
Susie is a conservation photographer whose beautiful photos bring attention to the value of vulnerable archaeological sites and open lands in need of protection. She explains ways people can make a difference by following site etiquette, volunteering and contributing to various organizations. Her heartfelt presentations about at risk ancient sites and stunning landscapes in the Sedona area have moved many to action.
"Pretty in Pink Sunset" • Cathedral Rock • Sedona, AZ • Photo by Susie Reed
|In her inspiring photography talks Susie shares tips for how to take better pictures and achieve good composition. She can recommend camera settings for different situations, explain how to prepare photos for print, exhibition and online, demonstrate how to use Photoshop and Lightroom, critique photos, answer photography questions and more.
If you'd like Susie to speak to your resort, hotel, club meeting or other gathering please email or call 928-204-5856 for further information.
To learn more about Susie Reed click here.
Events and Talks
"Favorite Tree" • Photograph by Susie Reed
Susie Reed is represented by Goldenstein Gallery.
Meet the gallery's artists at First Friday
Sedona Art Walk Receptions.
Held from 5 - 8 pm the first Friday of every month.
150 State Route 179, Sedona, AZ
Goldenstein Gallery has been voted the
top gallery in Sedona for the last ten years.
Keep Sedona Beautiful
Preserving the WonderSpeaker Series
Free Talk by Photographer Susie Reed
“The Fine Art of Preservation”
360 Brewer Road, Sedona, AZ
|During this special evening, Reed will show some beautiful photos, discuss how rock art was made, its possible meanings, discuss conservation photography and ways people can help maintain and protect Sedona's spectacular treasures. She’ll also provide a preview of an exclusive Arcaheology Month Honanki rock art and dwellings tour.