A lot of times when you say "desert" to someone, what they picture are the …Lawrence of Arabia kind of big sand dunes off to the horizon kind of thing. …The fact is that actually doesn't happen that often. …It's difficult to find areas where you get sand dunes. …As I mentioned before, Death Valley has 4 different dune fields. …I'm sorry if I feel, if I look distracted. …It's just incredibly beautiful over there, right now. …Not like over here where it's incredibly beautiful. …Anyway, Death Valley has 4. Four different dune field, this is the …one near Stovepipe Wells. The reason this happens is you've got a …whole bunch of wind blowing sand off of the mountains and off of some of the dry …lake beds and things from that way, and you've got a whole bunch of wind coming …from that way. The wind in Death Valley because it's this.…
Big valley is very predictable. And, and so the sand can pretty much only …get this far and then it just falls to the ground. …And it's been doing that for, ever, and so there are these huge dunes. …
- Looking at the light
- Composing a shot to show rock texture
- Taking a shot with haze and working it in post
- Shooting sand dunes in changing light
- Exploring the vistas for a more dramatic shot
- Understanding the pace of a place
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Desert Roadtrip: Day One
2. Desert Roadtrip: Day Two
3. Desert Roadtrip: Day Three
4. Wrapping Up the Trip
Wrapping up the trip15m 54s
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