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Joshua Tree NP 0222

My last trip to Joshua Tree National Park this winter began early morning, just as the sun was starting to light up the sky. Getting up early for the hour and a half drive to get into some of the … Continue reading

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Back to JTNP

Just before Christmas I made another trip up to Joshua Tree National Park. As is my normal custom, I arrived nearly an hour before sunrise, giving me time to scout around for a suitable composition. As the sky started to … Continue reading

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Return to JTNP

Two weeks after returning to our second home in California, after the “Covid year absense”, I returned to Joshua Tree National Park for the first time in about two years. An early start, at 4:00 am, ensured that I got … Continue reading

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Joshua Tree Sunrises

I have to admit that I’m not an avid early-riser. However, if I have something specific planned, I really don’t have a problem getting up at 4:00 am, say, to drive out to Joshua Tree National Park for a sunrise … Continue reading

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Joshua Tree Sunrises

Sometimes its fun to return to the same spot on different days to take essentially the same photo in different conditions. Last December I drove up to Joshua Tree National Park on four different mornings to take sunrise shots. On … Continue reading

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Potpourri

Over the winter, here in the desert, I haven’t done a lot of “big” photo trips.  I still have had lots of opportunities to capture the beauty that surrounds us.  So here is a sampling of some of my favourite … Continue reading

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Keys Ranch

Hero.  Scoundrel.  Rancher.  Miner.  Entrepreneur.  Homesteader.  Engineer.  Convicted Murderer.  Felon. Hard working.  Inventive.  Do-it-yourselfer. Father. Husband.  Wheeler Dealer.  Perhaps all of these terms could be applied to a man who was also an important figure in the development of a … Continue reading

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A Frosty JT Morning

4 am.  Saturday morning. Is that my alarm already?  I crawled out of bed and quietly got ready to leave.  Out the door at 4:30. Part of the fun of photography is leaping out of bed in the middle of … Continue reading

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Two Different Hikes

Over the past month I have been on two hikes in two very different yet similar environments.  Similar in that they are both desert-type environments but different in many ways.  One is on the edge of a city, the other … Continue reading

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Joshua Tree NP Camping Trip

In mid-November I decided that an overnight camping trip to Joshua Tree National Park was in order.  It would give me a chance to do a sunset shoot, get a good night’s sleep, and be up early for a sunrise … Continue reading

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