Night Photography Experiments

In August and then again in October, I experimented with night sky photography and light painting both here in Flagstaff and in Joshua Tree National Park. I wasn’t able to control the camera enough to get decent night shots in August, and Joshua Tree had too much light pollution in the distance to get anything […]

Joshua Tree National Park, the final day

After driving back from the Salton Sea, we entered the Joshua Tree National Park from the south, an area that we had, until that point, not explored. From there, we did several short hikes through the desert, including Barker Dam and Hidden Valley. Barker Dam is on the National Register of Historic Places. In February, […]

Joshua Tree National Park, Day One

On March 23, Lucas and I drove several hours from San Diego to Joshua Tree National Park. We camped at Black Rock Canyon, which is one of only two campgrounds in the camp that can be reserved online through the National Park system. This time of the year is the most busy at Joshua Tree; […]