Subtle Desert Beauty

A Brittlebush (Encelia farinosa) blooms amidst granitic boulder in the Inner Pasture, Anza Borrego Desert State Park, California; March 2022.

Here are a few “leftover” desert impressions from the earlier months of 2022, all made in Anza Borrego Desert State Park. Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about how landscape photos, even the intimate ones, always appear to, or perhaps even have to, carry some element to “wow” people — through subject, color, light, atmospheric conditions, and so on. I feel this is too limiting.

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