I never tire of seeing a majestic sunset over Joshua Trees. It’s one reason I am totally in love with the Mojave Desert. It’s the only place in the world these trees grow. There may not be a better spot than inside Avi Kwa Ame.
Mojave Desert Places
Ode To The Highland Range
I’m letting you in on a bit of a secret: The Highland Range is a rarely visited hidden gem in Southern Nevada. It’s just south of the Las Vegas Valley adjacent U.S. Highway 95 towards Searchlight to the east, the Southern McCullough Range to the west, and Wee Thump Joshua Tree to the south.
Dutchman Pass Has Some Nice Views
On a map and as a matter of fame, no one thinks of this place as something spectacular, but Dutchman Pass has some nice views.
Double Exposure: Vegas Casino in Hidden Valley
This is double exposure of a Vegas casino in Hidden Valley. I took two different shots on the same slide of 4×5 Ilford HP5 black and white film stock.
Avi Kwa Ame a Favorite for Night Sky Photography
Avi Kwa Ame is a favorite for night sky photography for me. That’s the name it is called by the original inhabitants of this land, the Mojave people.
Famous ‘Windstone’ Arch Destroyed at Valley of Fire
I was dismayed to learn today that the famous and often photographed Windstone Arch (or Windstone Cave) has been destroyed (see photo below).