In the San Jacinto Mountains

© Christian Goltz

In the San Jacinto Mountains

Janine Russell level-deluxe 10/12/2006 9:11:49 PM

Christian, very nice colors, detail, textures and lighting. #538847

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Description

This is in the San Jacinto Mountains near Palm Springs. I had spotted this location the day before and returned to spend some time here. I was almost too late as my rented SUV turned out to be not as capable as I had thought. I used an ND grad and off-camera fill flash to balance foreground / sky and bring out the cactus. It was a magical evening, when I had packed my gear a huge tarantula paid a visit. I think this image captures the atmosphere quite well.

Uploaded on 10/12/2006 9:09:05 PM



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