Sands of the Wilderness

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  1. abraxas

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    Very nice!

    Love the first one.
     
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    i especially like the last one
     
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    Chris of Arabia Herding cats since 1988... Supporting Member

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    It would be nice if I could ever get shots like this out here, but the sky seems determined to remain resolutely sand coloured - makes for a rather dull image to be honest.
     
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    Excellent dune photos man! That's one big sandbox. :)
     
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    No it's because the stuff is permanently suspended in the atmosphere. I thin it's mainly down to the stuff the sand is made up of. Don't know much about the geology of the place, but oolitic limestone seems to ring a bell from somewhere. Whatever it is, it is remarkably fine at times, some of it being almost like talcum power. Once the wind gets up, it takes a long time to come back down again and so far this year the wind has been on Viagra by the truckload.
     
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    #1 is my favorite, great colors.
     
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    Simple desert compositions which would have been very interesting if they were not so flat: I see no shadows, no contrasts, no saturation ... nothing to make them impressive. Well ... first and third are well composed
     
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    I would give my left...uh...arm to be able to shoot virgin sand like this some day! Even if I dont get to shoot dunes, I would like to get out to the Nevada desert...maybe on my next visit to Vegas. Would you be willing to hook up and go out shooting if I looked you up? Or are you in CA?
     
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