Painting with the Wind

Ibex Sand Dunes, Death Valley National Park

Taken at the Ibex Sand Dunes in Death Valley National Park on February 28th, 2011

Truth be told, I’m not much of an abstract shooter. I just love grand vistas and soaring landscapes. But sand dunes are such amazing studies in lines, light, color, and textures that it’s easy to lose yourself in these elements. The way that light and shadow feather so gracefully around the curves of the dunes is pure magic. The smoothness and subtleties can be so perfect they almost look like they were painted in. And it was these tones and textures which caught my eye and camera in this shot.

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  1. Rick Stamm
    Rick Stamm says:

    J… you truly do possess a gifted eye for such textures and tones tastefully composed within your viewfinder. An unquestioned discerning eye worthy of the accolades I’m certain you’ve received for such outstanding work in the field of fine art photographic land and seascapes.

    You and Jim are ‘the bar’ by which any aspiring photog should seek for instruction on how to create such masterful works of fine art imagery.

    Carry onward up to the next switchback trail and light beyond. See you there one day soon.

    ~ r ~

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