Ten Years, Ten Photos – 2013: Seeing More

Brittlebush and canyon wall, Palm Wash area, Anza Borrego Desert State Park, California; February 2013.

2013 was a year that was filled with an incredible amount of activities: the early months were filled with many days of desert explorations, often with my friend Joe. In March, Shuwen and I went on a trip to Taiwan. In May I drove up the west coast all the way to Seattle with my friend Doug. In September another road trip took Shuwen and me up north along California’s coast, and ultimately to Crater Lake National Park in Oregon.

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A Full Moon Night in the Desert

Full moon night in the desert, looking south-east over Canyon Sin Nombre, Anza Borrego Desert State Park, California, July 2017.

With the first monsoonal moisture reaching San Diego County this week, it got hot and humid – not exactly the greatest conditions to be in the desert, but at the same time, thunderstorm clouds towering to the east are quite naturally a lure that is hard to resist. My friend Tracy and I drove to Canyon Sin Nombre, hoping for some interesting conditions – namely, thunderstorms at night paired with a full moon.

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