After being out most of the night wandering around in the wilderness I made it back to Zabriskie Point for the sunrise. This was a “before the coffee” morning. The trellis erosion makes for beautiful patterns over geologic formations full of boron and volcanic ash. I would guess because of the short walk from the […]
One of the quotes I like by Theodore Roosevelt can capture your imagination and empower you, “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” Should it be photography tip number 12… I think so.
I wandered out on the playa lake around 10pm to shoot the stars and had to deal with strong winds. I could feel high speed vibrations in my tripod legs so rather than risk blurry shots I decided to head back to the car. I set the alarm for 2am and when I woke it […]
I took a video the night I shoot these images, some parts are dark when my flashlight is off but when my little headlight is on you can see the desert floor as I hike back to camp. I mentioned in the video that I started taking the time lapse series around moonset. The time […]
Tucked away in a corner of this extraordinary planet there is a place called Racetrack Playa. Large rocks move across the playa leaving behind a trail several hundred yards long. It remains a mystery how these rocks are transported. If I approached the problem analytically (as a geologist that’s what I do) I’d have to […]