When exploring in the Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada, I discovered this really neat rock formation. I really liked all the rings and layers of rock, and the peak that comes up from the lower rock and touches the top of the arch, like it was molded on a pottery wheel. It's a very unusual formation. Please click the photo to view a larger version. The sun was just … [Read more...] about Can Using a Tripod Inhibit Your Creativity?
It's great to have friends to meet up with and share experiences with when we're on the road! Especially when we all get to learn about photography from each other at the same time. Last year one of my blog readers contacted me when it looked like we were coming his way and invited us to stay at his small RV park in Moapa, Nevada, which is how we ended up at the Valley of … [Read more...] about Light Painting a Ghost Town
While I was roaming around the Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada, trying to get a new perspective on Fire Wave, I ran across this rather large lizard! I had no idea what it was when I photographed her, but she's a Chuckwalla! I've never heard of a Chuckwalla before. It turns out they are a stocky wide-bodied lizard with a flattened midsection and prominent belly about … [Read more...] about Chuckwalla
Well, the snowbird season is just about over. I'm sitting in our campsite in Port Angeles, Washington, where we will spend a day before hopping on the ferry to head back across the line to Vancouver Island, British Columbia, where we will spend the summer. It's been an amazing winter with 80 degree days almost every day and I have about a gazillion more photos to share! … [Read more...] about More from Fire Wave
One of the main attractions at the Valley of Fire State Park, in Nevada, is Fire Wave. It used to be hard to find, but now there is a trail with signage to help you get there. You have to walk through the rocks from marker to marker that eventually lead you to the most fascinating rock formation. After photographing here pretty extensively last year, I challenged myself to … [Read more...] about Another Look at Fire Wave