A Photographic Journey Through the Beauty of Prescott, Arizona

In the following blog, Colton takes you on a visual journey through some of Prescott’s most iconic scenery. You can click on the image to view a larger version.

First we start off with Thumb Butte, one of the highest points in Prescott.

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Thumb Butte and the surrounding area looks just as stunning in the Winter

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Next, we take a look at the lakes near to Embry-Riddle campus (Watson and Willow Lake).

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My friends and I often take our multirotors out to the lake for some aerial photos and video.

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This is the back of Watson Lake dam

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One of my favorite spots in Prescott is Spruce Mountain Lookout. From the top of the mountain you are rewarded with a beautiful view of Prescott below.

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Glowing Mountains

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Another hidden gym is Prescott’s Lynx Creek system. In winter/spring the creek flows with snowmelt and produces gorgeous scenery.

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Our final destination is Prescott’s Downtown Courthouse square. The square presents beautiful colors in the fall as well as spring, and in the winter the entire courthouse and surroundings are covered with Christmas lights. For more info on that see this blog -> https://riddlenationaz.erau.edu/tag/lights/

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Included below are a few more photos that showcase some random but amazing scenery surrounding Prescott, Arizona.

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And to close it up, a few shots of/around Embry Riddle campus!

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If you have any questions feel free to comment below!

-Colton Campbell

 

 

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Colton

About Colton

Major: Aerospace Engineering, Aero Track
Hometown: Cypress, Texas (Houston)
Research: Built numerous RC aircraft / multirotors including quadcopters and hexacopters with autonomous capabilities and live video downlink
Activities: Tennis, RC aircraft, longboarding, hiking/exploring, photography/cinematography, innovation club, Chi Alpha Honors Student
Favorite Class: Engineering 101
Favorite thing to do in Prescott: hike/explore and take pictures
In my free time I… longboard, hike/explore, take pictures, make videos, build and fly RC aircraft

3 thoughts on “A Photographic Journey Through the Beauty of Prescott, Arizona

  1. Dear Colton. Thank you so very much for sharing your photos of Prescott. Each and every one of your pictures are stunning! What great photography. I am so glad you think Prescott and the surrounding area is as beautiful as I do. Best wishes to you from Lynda

  2. Colton,
    Good stuff, bro. I loved the unabashed XA shout out and your year-end video–it’s definitely all-things XA & Riddle–leaves me reminiscent of my 5 years there. Glad I got to visit back in December for the last XA. Say hi to Kev & Kim and Matty & Maureen for me. Godspeed with the rest of your schooling!
    Kyle

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