I find it fascinating that one could be attracted to a location with death in the name as is the case with “Death Valley”, yet strangely I am. Death Valley is one of the worlds most extreme environments, but thanks to technological developments over the past century I can easily enjoy it. All it takes is a long air conditioned car ride and a decent supply of food and water if I choose to camp. Still it is an adventure visiting Death Valley as you can never underestimate Mother Nature. (more after image)
This weekend I’ll be returning to Death Valley to lead a photo tour and introduce a group of photographers to Death Valley’s most photogenic locations including the remote and world famous Racetrack. You might not think of hanging out in remote areas of the desert as the place to be with a camera, but the desert reveals its colorful beauty at sunrise and sunset. The desert truly is Mother Nature’s art canvas as the wind and rains create intricate formation and patterns. It’s a real treat for the eye, if you look for it.
Stay tuned for new images next week and if you’re interested in photographing Death Valley’s Racetrack I’m running another photo tour there in February of 2012.
Death Valley Photo Tour Info
[tags]Death Valley, National Park, photography, travel, landscape, stock photo[/tags]