Mud Is Beautiful
Recent rains swept water through the many washes in Southern Utah and yielded some interesting abstract patterns in nature.
Death Valley’s Sublime Eureka Dunes
This is probably the eight time I’ve visited Eureka Dunes at Death Valley National Park and I still get a thrill from the experience. Once again I was buzzed by fighter jets but these jets from nearby China Lake Naval Base. I spent a couple of days here so I’ll have 2 or 3 posts…
Death Valley’s Eureka Dunes-Part 2
The dunes and the area around it.
Death Valley’s Eureka Dunes- Part 1
After I endured the buzz over of that fighter jet, I headed up the sand dunes. Hiking sand dunes with camera gear can be exhausting. The key is to hike on firm sand, not the soft stuff. A cloudy day was producing flat light. With flat light, you don’t get any shadows which is vital…
The Wave Part 4- The Light Was Just Right
As I trekked out to The Wave last Monday, my plan was to end up at the main attraction late in the day when the light was just right and there were no others there. I had the place to myself! The other 19 permit holders were long gone. No one to get in the…
Coyote Buttes- A Whimsical Product Of The Forces Of Nature.
Coyote Buttes, on the Arizona/Utah border, is a landscape that defies description. Freud would have trouble developing a diagnosis for this patient. One look at it will put a smile on your face along with a frown. It’s situated at The Vermillion Cliffs National Monument and is well protected. At North Coyote Buttes, a trip…