Calico Basin

The Big Valley Below

What is this? To the right is the Red Rock Escarpment, basically an ancient fault line. Those mountains are much larger than they appear in the photo. Left of centre you can see a bit of Charleston Boulevard as it… Read More ›

Desert Travel

I’ve found travel around the Mojave Desert to be very easy over the last six years living here. Since it usually doesn’t snow on the desert floor, the roads are in pristine condition compared to up north. The sights and… Read More ›

Wide Angled Desert

These images have the mountains looking much smaller than they actually appeared when taking the shots but the colors of the desert are still just right!

Eyes in The Rocks

All of those little eyes in the rocks are called Iron Concretions which have taken millions of years to form, I processed a black and white version for grins. The other photo is a fully-zoomed photo looking upward toward the… Read More ›

Stay On The Boardwalk!

In English or Spanish, stay on the bloody boardwalk! In other words, don’t trounce the delicate meadow grasses. Of course there are assholes who have no respect for the rules and venture off.

The Meadow at Red Spring

The Nikon had the zoom lens attached so I didn’t capture the entire meadow, it’s much larger than it appears in the photo. Red Spring is responsible for this lovely little oasis in our Mojave Desert, such a nice place… Read More ›

Earthquake Ready

Using the 70-300mm zoom the other day I focused in on these large boulders atop the little mountain at Calico Basin. The rocks are directly above the main parking area and I believe one good earthquake will bring one or… Read More ›