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Beneath Desert Mountains, Morning | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Beneath Desert Mountains, Morning | G Dan Mitchell Photography Desert mountains and morning light spreading across an alluvial fan.Beneath Desert Mountains, Morning. © Copyright 2013 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Desert mountains and morning light spreading across an alluvial fan.This is more or less where I had hoped to be in January, even up until a couple of months ago. At that time, careful travel into lonely places was still a reasonable option, especially since I stop only for…

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Dunes and Mountains, Rising Dust – Fine Art Photography Article

Dunes and Mountains, Rising Dust A desert sandstorm raises towers of dust against a background of rugged mountains obscured by haze.Dunes and Mountains, Rising Dust. © Copyright 2013 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.A desert sandstorm raises towers of dust against a background of rugged mountains obscured by haze.Continuing here with the 2013 series of Death Valley National Park photographs and, at the moment, a series of photographs made in and around the edges of a big dust storm…

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Desert Mountains, Blowing Dust | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Desert Mountains, Blowing Dust | G Dan Mitchell Photography Immense desert mountains partially obscured by blowing dust.Desert Mountains, Blowing Dust. © Copyright 2013 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Immense desert mountains partially obscured by blowing dust.For some reason, this week I seem to be reviewing photographs from Death Valley and many of them want to be monochrome. This is the second in two days. Recently I’ve been thinking about the subject of rugged, desert ridges receding into distant haze,…

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Sur Point, Autumn Sky | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Sur Point, Autumn Sky | G Dan Mitchell Photography Precursor clouds from an incoming weather front in the sky above Sur Point.Sur Point, Autumn Sky. © Copyright 2020 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Precursor clouds from an incoming weather front in the sky above Sur Point.The mound at the lower right in this photograph is Sur Point, the site of an old lighthouse facility along the Big Sur coast of California. The historic facility has been there for a…

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Autumn Haze, Big Sur Coast – Fine Art Photography Article

Autumn Haze, Big Sur Coast Autumn haze hugs the rugged Big Sur coastline.Autumn Haze, Big Sur Coast. © Copyright 2020 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Autumn haze hugs the rugged Big Sur coastline.One of the things that I’ve missed during the past few months is the opportunity to experience landscape on the grand scale. Given the impediments to long-distance travel during the pandemic, a lot of my photography has been done very locally — on daily walks, on hikes in…

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Two Shores, Autumn Light | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Two Shores, Autumn Light | G Dan Mitchell Photography Autumn light and atmosphere above water and California mountains.Two Shores, Autumn Light. © Copyright 2020 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Autumn light and atmosphere above water and California mountains.Have I mentioned that I like atmospheric haze? Light coming from straight in front of the camera position? Reflections? The large landscape? Strong contrasts between light and dark? Well, I do.I made this photograph while driving back from an early morning visit…

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Mountains, Lake, Autumn Sky | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Mountains, Lake, Autumn Sky | G Dan Mitchell Photography Luminous autumn atmosphere above California mountains and lake.Mountains, Lake, Autumn Sky. © Copyright 2020 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Luminous autumn atmosphere above California mountains and lake.While this may not seem like a typical “fall photograph,” that is how I’m describing it here. Allow me to explain. For decades I have been intrigued by autumn light — perhaps even longer than I’ve been attentive to fall foliage colors. Many years…

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Autumn Aspens, Lake, Wildfire Smoke – Fine Art Photography Article

Autumn Aspens, Lake, Wildfire Smoke Wildfire smoke drifts over the Sierra Nevada crest above a lake surrounded by autumn aspensAutumn Aspens, Lake, Wildfire Smoke. © Copyright 2020 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Wildfire smoke drifts over the Sierra Nevada crest above a lake surrounded by autumn aspensThis is one of several photographs I made of this Eastern Sierra lake near the peak of autumn color this fall. I photographed it from two perspectives, both of which I had decided…

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Sandstone Landscape | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Sandstone Landscape | G Dan Mitchell Photography The sandstone landscape of Arches National Park in hazy morning light.Sandstone Landscape. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.The sandstone landscape of Arches National Park in hazy morning light.There aren’t really any obvious landscape icons in this photograph, but it felt to me like it captured something characteristic of the broader landscape of Arches National Park. Made on a hazy October morning, there were some rather impressive towers behind me…

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Sandstone Landscape | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Sandstone Landscape | G Dan Mitchell Photography The sandstone landscape of Arches National Park in hazy morning light.Sandstone Landscape. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.The sandstone landscape of Arches National Park in hazy morning light.There aren’t really any obvious landscape icons in this photograph, but it felt to me like it captured something characteristic of the broader landscape of Arches National Park. Made on a hazy October morning, there were some rather impressive towers behind me…

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Sandstone Landscape | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Sandstone Landscape | G Dan Mitchell Photography The sandstone landscape of Arches National Park in hazy morning light.Sandstone Landscape. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.The sandstone landscape of Arches National Park in hazy morning light.There aren’t really any obvious landscape icons in this photograph, but it felt to me like it captured something characteristic of the broader landscape of Arches National Park. Made on a hazy October morning, there were some rather impressive towers behind me…

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Sandstone Landscape | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Sandstone Landscape | G Dan Mitchell Photography The sandstone landscape of Arches National Park in hazy morning light.Sandstone Landscape. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.The sandstone landscape of Arches National Park in hazy morning light.There aren’t really any obvious landscape icons in this photograph, but it felt to me like it captured something characteristic of the broader landscape of Arches National Park. Made on a hazy October morning, there were some rather impressive towers behind me…

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Sandstone Landscape | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Sandstone Landscape | G Dan Mitchell Photography The sandstone landscape of Arches National Park in hazy morning light.Sandstone Landscape. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.The sandstone landscape of Arches National Park in hazy morning light.There aren’t really any obvious landscape icons in this photograph, but it felt to me like it captured something characteristic of the broader landscape of Arches National Park. Made on a hazy October morning, there were some rather impressive towers behind me…

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Sandstone Landscape | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Sandstone Landscape | G Dan Mitchell Photography The sandstone landscape of Arches National Park in hazy morning light.Sandstone Landscape. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.The sandstone landscape of Arches National Park in hazy morning light.There aren’t really any obvious landscape icons in this photograph, but it felt to me like it captured something characteristic of the broader landscape of Arches National Park. Made on a hazy October morning, there were some rather impressive towers behind me…

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Sandstone Landscape | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Sandstone Landscape | G Dan Mitchell Photography The sandstone landscape of Arches National Park in hazy morning light.Sandstone Landscape. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.The sandstone landscape of Arches National Park in hazy morning light.There aren’t really any obvious landscape icons in this photograph, but it felt to me like it captured something characteristic of the broader landscape of Arches National Park. Made on a hazy October morning, there were some rather impressive towers behind me…

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Sandstone Landscape | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Sandstone Landscape | G Dan Mitchell Photography The sandstone landscape of Arches National Park in hazy morning light.Sandstone Landscape. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.The sandstone landscape of Arches National Park in hazy morning light.There aren’t really any obvious landscape icons in this photograph, but it felt to me like it captured something characteristic of the broader landscape of Arches National Park. Made on a hazy October morning, there were some rather impressive towers behind me…

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Sandstone Landscape | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Sandstone Landscape | G Dan Mitchell Photography The sandstone landscape of Arches National Park in hazy morning light.Sandstone Landscape. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.The sandstone landscape of Arches National Park in hazy morning light.There aren’t really any obvious landscape icons in this photograph, but it felt to me like it captured something characteristic of the broader landscape of Arches National Park. Made on a hazy October morning, there were some rather impressive towers behind me…

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Sandstone Landscape | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Sandstone Landscape | G Dan Mitchell Photography The sandstone landscape of Arches National Park in hazy morning light.Sandstone Landscape. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.The sandstone landscape of Arches National Park in hazy morning light.There aren’t really any obvious landscape icons in this photograph, but it felt to me like it captured something characteristic of the broader landscape of Arches National Park. Made on a hazy October morning, there were some rather impressive towers behind me…

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Sandstone Landscape | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Sandstone Landscape | G Dan Mitchell Photography The sandstone landscape of Arches National Park in hazy morning light.Sandstone Landscape. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.The sandstone landscape of Arches National Park in hazy morning light.There aren’t really any obvious landscape icons in this photograph, but it felt to me like it captured something characteristic of the broader landscape of Arches National Park. Made on a hazy October morning, there were some rather impressive towers behind me…

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Sandstone Landscape | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Sandstone Landscape | G Dan Mitchell Photography The sandstone landscape of Arches National Park in hazy morning light.Sandstone Landscape. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.The sandstone landscape of Arches National Park in hazy morning light.There aren’t really any obvious landscape icons in this photograph, but it felt to me like it captured something characteristic of the broader landscape of Arches National Park. Made on a hazy October morning, there were some rather impressive towers behind me…

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Sandstone Landscape | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Sandstone Landscape | G Dan Mitchell Photography The sandstone landscape of Arches National Park in hazy morning light.Sandstone Landscape. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.The sandstone landscape of Arches National Park in hazy morning light.There aren’t really any obvious landscape icons in this photograph, but it felt to me like it captured something characteristic of the broader landscape of Arches National Park. Made on a hazy October morning, there were some rather impressive towers behind me…

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Sandstone Landscape | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Sandstone Landscape | G Dan Mitchell Photography The sandstone landscape of Arches National Park in hazy morning light.Sandstone Landscape. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.The sandstone landscape of Arches National Park in hazy morning light.There aren’t really any obvious landscape icons in this photograph, but it felt to me like it captured something characteristic of the broader landscape of Arches National Park. Made on a hazy October morning, there were some rather impressive towers behind me…

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Sandstone Landscape | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Sandstone Landscape | G Dan Mitchell Photography The sandstone landscape of Arches National Park in hazy morning light.Sandstone Landscape. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.The sandstone landscape of Arches National Park in hazy morning light.There aren’t really any obvious landscape icons in this photograph, but it felt to me like it captured something characteristic of the broader landscape of Arches National Park. Made on a hazy October morning, there were some rather impressive towers behind me…

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Sandstone Landscape | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Sandstone Landscape | G Dan Mitchell Photography The sandstone landscape of Arches National Park in hazy morning light.Sandstone Landscape. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.The sandstone landscape of Arches National Park in hazy morning light.There aren’t really any obvious landscape icons in this photograph, but it felt to me like it captured something characteristic of the broader landscape of Arches National Park. Made on a hazy October morning, there were some rather impressive towers behind me…

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Sandstone Landscape | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Sandstone Landscape | G Dan Mitchell Photography The sandstone landscape of Arches National Park in hazy morning light.Sandstone Landscape. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.The sandstone landscape of Arches National Park in hazy morning light.There aren’t really any obvious landscape icons in this photograph, but it felt to me like it captured something characteristic of the broader landscape of Arches National Park. Made on a hazy October morning, there were some rather impressive towers behind me…

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Sandstone Landscape | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Sandstone Landscape | G Dan Mitchell Photography The sandstone landscape of Arches National Park in hazy morning light.Sandstone Landscape. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.The sandstone landscape of Arches National Park in hazy morning light.There aren’t really any obvious landscape icons in this photograph, but it felt to me like it captured something characteristic of the broader landscape of Arches National Park. Made on a hazy October morning, there were some rather impressive towers behind me…

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Sandstone Landscape | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Sandstone Landscape | G Dan Mitchell Photography The sandstone landscape of Arches National Park in hazy morning light.Sandstone Landscape. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.The sandstone landscape of Arches National Park in hazy morning light.There aren’t really any obvious landscape icons in this photograph, but it felt to me like it captured something characteristic of the broader landscape of Arches National Park. Made on a hazy October morning, there were some rather impressive towers behind me…

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Sandstone Landscape | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Sandstone Landscape | G Dan Mitchell Photography The sandstone landscape of Arches National Park in hazy morning light.Sandstone Landscape. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.The sandstone landscape of Arches National Park in hazy morning light.There aren’t really any obvious landscape icons in this photograph, but it felt to me like it captured something characteristic of the broader landscape of Arches National Park. Made on a hazy October morning, there were some rather impressive towers behind me…

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Sandstone Landscape | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Sandstone Landscape | G Dan Mitchell Photography The sandstone landscape of Arches National Park in hazy morning light.Sandstone Landscape. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.The sandstone landscape of Arches National Park in hazy morning light.There aren’t really any obvious landscape icons in this photograph, but it felt to me like it captured something characteristic of the broader landscape of Arches National Park. Made on a hazy October morning, there were some rather impressive towers behind me…

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Sandstone Landscape | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Sandstone Landscape | G Dan Mitchell Photography The sandstone landscape of Arches National Park in hazy morning light.Sandstone Landscape. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.The sandstone landscape of Arches National Park in hazy morning light.There aren’t really any obvious landscape icons in this photograph, but it felt to me like it captured something characteristic of the broader landscape of Arches National Park. Made on a hazy October morning, there were some rather impressive towers behind me…

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