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Fuzzy in a world of sharp. Some years ago I found myself chauffeuring friends visiting from Goa across Death Valley National Park. A brief stop was made at the iconic Zabriskie Point to allow them the important task of logging in selfies. I wasn’t here for photography but managed to steal a few moments to […]

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Tee off with Beelzebub. Devil’s Golf Course, photographed over two consecutive mornings in December 2012 with the superb Canon TS-E 90mm f/2.8 lens. The tilt movement permits control of the depth of field in the plane of the salt pan.      

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Badwater Basin, Belt of Venus and Earth’s shadow are seen in this post-sunset view from Aguereberry Point (elevation 6433 feet) in the Panamint Mountains of Death Valley National Park. The location is named after the tenacious prospector Pete Aguereberry (pronounced: aa-geh-ra-berry), a Basque from France who lived around Death Valley for much of his life. […]

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