Amelia Painter, Author

Amelia is the author of four books, and has written for a variety of newspapers and magazines. She joined Bed & Breakfast America magazine in August of 2005 to interview innkeepers and write about premier inns all across America! While traveling for the magazine with her husband, Doug Painter, the couple are always on the look-out for interesting photographic opportunities.

In 2011 the couple began traveling in a motorhome, which was a new and enjoyable experience. They met new and interesting people in RV Parks, they discovered photographic opportunities in new and off-the-beaten path locations, and they were exposed to a new way of life on the road. In the fall of 2012 the couple explored a few locations in Texas, then tragedy hit when Doug came down ill. He spent close to three months, in three different hospitals in the Houston area. Life instantly changed.

As of April, 2013, the couple has been based in the Phoenix area. In late 2014, Amelia began exploring and learning more about the American Southwest. Her photography and art collections can be found at for purchase.

Watch for new collections as she slowly ventures out explores the landscapes of Arizona.

The “Apple Blossom” amaryllis produces a white flower streaked with a pink blush. This blooming plant is 3/4s of the way open.

This unusual piece of petrified wood has the appearance of some type of desert creature!

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