It's a, it's a strange combination here, in Panamint Valley, and in Death Valley. …There's expanse. There is scale. …I've got just this big, empty, flat thing around me, and it feels really good for …some reason. And it's strange, because I grew up in Oklahoma. …I'm used to flat ground, and sky that goes on forever. …And yet something about this, I just feel really comfortable. …I think it's partly that I've got all this space, but it's bounded. …I have these wonderful mountains around me, I'm in this kind of cozy little, …gigantic howling wilderness. There's a great scene in Lawrence of …Arabia where Lawrence comes out of the desert and some reporter asks him, why do …you like the desert so much Lawrence. And you know it's Peter O'Toole, and he's …got those piercing blue eyes and, and he looks right at the guy and he says, it's clean.…
And I know what he means, it's, everything's bleached out out here, and …the dryness, it's really hot but you never actually feel like you're sweating, …
- 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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