Piers at Sun Rise

  My brother and his wife rented a house in Avon, NC in September and they invited Annette and me to join them.  So we went down for a few days.  It was great!  We were able to do a lot of things: -Take sunrise pictures of piers -Ride the ferry to Ocracoke and back …

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Death Valley – Mesquite Flats Dunes

The dunes were probably my favorite location for the trip.However, I got off to a rough start.  It was 5:30 a.m.  It was still dark.  I asked the instructor which lens would work best.  He gave the right answer but it was not the one I wanted to hear.  He said that whatever lens you …

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Death Valley – 20 Mule Canyon

Wednesday was a day of shooting dirt.  In the morning was 20 Mule Canyon and in the evening was the Artists’ Palette.But let’s not get ahead of ourselves.  Let’s start with 20 Mule Canyon, which is where we went for sunrise.Sunrise was wonderful to watch.  You could see the sun light the tips of the …

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Death Valley – Salt Creek

Tuesday morning dawned bright and early.  Annette and I know this because we was already out at Salt creek looking for the perfect composition for a sunrise shot!Salt Creek?  I didn’t know there were creeks in the desert!  Ah, but there are!  Salt creek is fed by a spring.  Unfortunately, the water coming up through …

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Death Valley – Zabriskie Point

Zabriskie Point was our first sunrise.  We had to drive 30 minutes to get there and we wanted to be there before civil twilight co that we could find a great place for a sunrise image. Do you realize what time we had to get out of bed?  Fortunately, our bodies were on East Coast …

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Assateague Sunrise

In the middle of September, Annette and I took my mother to Assateague, as we have a few times before.One of the great things about the trip was that even though it was raining for the entire time back home, the weather in Assateague, Chincoteague and Ocean City was OK.  It was overcast but no …

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