Death Valley Is Anything But Dead


Had to go to Death Valley National Park to check out the Super Bloom. I’ve been going to Death Valley for about 10 years and have never experienced this amount of flowers and people.  I captured the floral display starting a few hours before sunset. The predominate flower south of Furnace Creek is the Desert Gold Sunflower or as I like to call it, Geraea Canescens.  Stay tuned for more pics from Eureka Dunes, fighter jets and the Pacific Coast.

 

Wildflowers dominate the landscape at Death Valley National Park, California

 

Wildflowers dominate the landscape at Death Valley National Park, California

 

DV Coyote_7427Even the Coyote came out to check the scene.

 

Wildflowers dominate the landscape at Death Valley National Park, California

 

Wildflowers dominate the landscape at Death Valley National Park, California

 

Wildflowers dominate the landscape at Death Valley National Park, California

 

Wildflowers dominate the landscape at Death Valley National Park, California

 

Wildflowers dominate the landscape at Death Valley National Park, California

 

Wildflowers dominate the landscape at Death Valley National Park, California

 

Wildflowers dominate the landscape at Death Valley National Park, California

 

Wildflowers dominate the landscape at Death Valley National Park, California

The Blue Phacelia

 

Wildflowers dominate the landscape at Death Valley National Park, California

 

Wildflowers dominate the landscape at Death Valley National Park, California

 

Wildflowers dominate the landscape at Death Valley National Park, California

 

 

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38 comments

  1. Wow, this must be awesome to see in person! Gorgeous!

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  2. …anything but dead via your lens, Michael! Fabulous wildflowers!

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  3. I love it…I was driving my room-mates truck and you got it in your picture

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  4. Nope I was wrong….not the same truck

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  5. So glad you posted these. I’d heard that Death Valley was filled with flowers, but had seen only one pic.

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  6. Holy cow your pictures are gorgeous! We were just there 3 days ago and I was so happy we found the desert in bloom. We were fortunate enough to see the blooms in Australia after a rainy year. I can’t say which one was better. Thanks for visiting my blog. Keep up that great photography!

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  7. By the way, I have added a post on my blog to link to your lovely pictures. I hope you don’t mind.

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  8. Superb photoset – looks a great place for a hike 🙂

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  9. Beautiful photos. Thanks for sharing.

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  10. Thanks for showing it to us. It is indeed very different from our two visits – one in the heat of August and one in better climate in October. I have read about the super bloom of this year but unfortunately won’t be able to go so it is great to see it through your photos. (Suzanne)

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  11. Wonderful photos! I thought about hopping in the car and getting down there but there wasn’t enough time. Thanks for sharing your really wonderful photos!

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  12. Hi Michael. I came here via cteachr’s blog post featuring your amazing photograph. I’m looking forward to seeing more of your work.

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  13. Beautiful photographs. As you say, Death Valley is anything but dead!

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  14. Death valley is outstanding with your shots! Such a far corner of the earth!

    Chees,
    Firasz

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  15. Beautiful. It was even in the news here (Netherlands) it rained more than normally.

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  16. Just lovely! I heard about the bloom on the news–thanks for sharing and for stopping by. I look forward to checking out your blog!

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  17. Thank you for following my blog. I love Death Valley, and you did a great job of capturing it.

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  18. My lady and I have been wanting to see the bloom for years, and were super bummed at not being able to this year especially, so thank you for getting and sharing these shots! We’ll have to be more on top of it next year…

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