Quote Originally Posted by ilfordrapid
Can anyone tell me a good place to go in Arizona to shoot the Saguaro Cactus, and what time of year is best to catch them in full bloom? Is it true that the flowers close up by mid day to protect themselves from the sun?
Thanks for any advice you can give me.
Saguaro National Monument in Tohono O'Odham country (Southern Arizona) is an excellent place to go:

http://www.nps.gov/sagu/

I think that the answers to many of your saguaro questions can be found here:

http://www.nps.gov/sagu/Saguaros/saguaro.htm