Calico Basin

Visual Perspective

Looking southwest you see a small portion of the Red Rock Escarpment and a few cars, the owners likely on a hike out to the edge of the escarpment. I’ve hiked this before, a tough one for my compromised back…. Read More ›

Pushed Up

In the distance rising steeply is the Red Rock Escarpment. The escarpment is a fault line formed millions of years ago, here it is seen from several miles east near Calico Basin. This is an old photo of mine…

Overdone

I over-processed this photo deliberately… Whoa, that color! Maybe Mars with a blue sky 😂

Hiding in Calico Basin

It would be a good place to hide, among the Creosote bushes and others… Those roofs are covers over picnic tables and charcoal grilles. I wanted to photograph the cute little birds and Golden Mantled Ground Squirrels that like to… Read More ›

Don’t Bother Me!

While in Calico Basin today I stopped on the road for this photo as there were very few people around due to the heat. It just seems to work like this every summer, and I love the lack of traffic…. Read More ›

The Noir Joshua Tree

Dark, dank and dangerous is this dark Joshua Tree, lurking somewhere in the Mojave Desert waiting to penetrate your body with it’s hundreds of deathly sharp tines! Be careful where you roam!

Crusing The Desert

I had a ride out of town briefly today to the desert for a few photos of stuff I’ve likely photographed anyway. But I got the hell out of the house for a couple hours! It was 99 degrees today… Read More ›