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March 12th, 2015

Without Expectations, Desert Wanderings (Part 1)

Posted By Joseph Rossbach
Expectations are a dangerous thing. They can lead us to great disappointment often and utter satisfaction only rarely. I often hear  and read other photographers whine and wallow over the lack of great light or weather at that location they have been chasing an image or idea for years. I often wonder how many images …
November 11th, 2013

Photo Of The Day by Michael Lindberg

Posted By Christopher Robinson
Autumn Star by Michael Lindberg
Nevada isn’t usually the first place that leaps to mind when one mentions fall color. In his photo from the Autumn Sunsets Assignment, Michael Lindberg shows that the arid state in the desert southwest shouldn’t be dismissed.
March 2nd, 2013

Chased by the Light

Posted By Joseph Rossbach
On the first evening of my recent Valley of Fire Workshop, we hiked out to Fire Wave in hopes of capturing dramatic landscape images. The skies had some amazing clouds to the south hanging over Fire Wave when we first arrived and we set up for the more or less traditional shot. I encouraged my …
March 1st, 2013

Chasing the Moon

Posted By Joseph Rossbach
On the very last evening of my trip to the southwest, I spent the night in Valley of Fire State Park. I knew the full moon would be rising 10  minutes after sunset, and I planned to catch it coming up through Elephant Rock just after sunset. I was up on White Domes shooting sunset …
March 6th, 2012

Sandstone Gone Wild, Valley of Fire State Park

Posted By Joseph Rossbach
Valley of Fire State Park, is a little known gem of amazing sandstone, only 50 miles from Las Vegas and bordering Lake Meade burning under the burning sun of the Mojave Desert. I was turned onto this park five years ago, while traveling back and forth between Zion National Park and Las Vegas. It served …