Death Valley | San Diego Photographer

June 13, 2011

Last time I did a Death Valley post it focused on the little mini shoot we did.  This time I’m focusing on some of the photos I did that don’t have people in them.  Since I have been there about a million times, I feel like I have photos of almost everything already, so this trip I didn’t take as many as I normally do.

 

On the way to Death Valley we drive through a little town called Trona and it always smells like rotten eggs.  It is one of those places you don’t really want to stop and get out of the car, but I needed a picture.

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We went to Inyo mine and hiked around for awhile.  The kids had a great time but kept slipping on all the gravel so they decided it would be a better idea to play with their toys.  While they were doing that I was able to sneak off and snap a few frames.

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One of the days we were there we went over to Rhyolite to explore.  This is one of those places that I have photographed countless times so this year I decided to shoot it with my lensbaby and a borrowed wide angle lens from a photographer friend who was with us.  It was fun redoing a lot of the photos I had taken in the years past and giving them slightly different looks.

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On the last evening, My friend and I took the kiddos out to Badwater to explore the saltflats.  The kiddos didn’t really know what to think about it.  I thought it was great.

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