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The beautiful desert

As you have seen and some have commented, the Valley of Fire park has some amazing rock formations in both form and color.  I wanted to jump ahead to the part of the park that I felt was the most … Continue reading

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Ok…who erased the dividing line?

What is interesting about the Valley of Fire State Park is that if you drive to it via I-15 like we did, there is a nice straight drive out of Las Vegas for about an hour or so and then … Continue reading

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Ummmmm…where did the road go?

F/5.6 – 1/400 – ISO 100 – 70mm – Canon 5D MIII – Tamron 70-200  

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Searching for Obi-Wan in color

I thought I’d share yesterday’s image with you but in all of its Valley of Fire colors.  We were walking out of the Fire Wave hiking area (never made it to the actual fire waves, they were possibly way on … Continue reading

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Monochrome Monday – Searching for Obi-Wan

Do you ever feel sometimes that you are wandering in the desert looking for that certain something or someone? I had a few things occur recently that made me feel like I had been bumped from the path that was … Continue reading

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On the road to the desert moon…

F/9.0 – 1/250 – 100mm – ISO100 – Canon 5D MarkIII – Tamron 70-200 lens  

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On the road again – Phoenix Desert Critters

Another place that I may find myself returning to this year (maybe – everything travel is so up in the air now it’s frustrating) but whenever I head there I always go to the Desert Botanic Garden in Phoenix, Arizona.  … Continue reading

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In a desert garden…

Not sure what kind of flower it is but there it was in the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, Arizona.  Anyone know what the name is? F 8.0 – 1/100 – ISO 200 – 100mm

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Keep Out – reworked

Converted to black and white with an extra splash of tan tint and here you go!  Reminds me of an old western movie or photo.  Can you feel the heat as the blades barely turn?  It’s nothing but sun and … Continue reading

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Keep Out

Keep out from what? This windmill was yet another “Pull over! I want to get this shot!” moment I made DH go through.  This old classic is in Quartzsite, Arizona and there was this little sign on it that admonished … Continue reading

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