desert candle close up

 

 
mojave desert, ca 2005


Near the Desert Tortoise Natural Area, were vast spreads of Desert Candles. Using the removeable hatchback deck from my car, I masked out the background to focus the intensity of this plant that looks to be from another world.

Canon T-90, bogen tele-lens mount, canon 80-200L/polarizer, f-19, velvia

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desert candle closeup, magenta, yellow-green and black widlflower
 
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desert candle closeup, magenta, yellow-green and black widlflower