20170725: Time to move! Storms! Lightening!

The world is flooding and yes my front door is no better!

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Yes I am looking out of my room door. In a small courtyard, 4 walls do make a pool.

The drain system is very poor and whoops, the rain got very heavy.

At the door step! (the white object is a splash guard so I can have the door open)

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The path to the banos & sink.

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As the storm started up again in the night. The courtyard does drain and in an hour or so the water had receded.

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Both this unit was very close to having a swimming pool inside.

So yes, I have been looking around for a new place fro a few weeks and this just made QUITE OBVIOUS, I need to get out quick.

Some more Lightening shots all from my doorway!

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So yes, if you want you can hit the donation button up at the top to help me with moving costs to save my equipment, plus help me keep my own butt dry!

Creative Shooting!

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20170429: The Price of INSANITY…

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I have listened to THOUSANDS of religious idiots tell me their “God DOES NOT SUPPORT WARS” then run off screaming about HAVING TO KILL THOSE OTHER GUYS!

Insane people do not understand they are insane.

 

20170424: Remembering Ghost Towns & Road Trips.

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Some times it takes a long distance view, to understand the world around you. The Sierra Mountains from Nevada.

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A ghost town, seldom visited in the mass crowds of well know places.

But offering a wonderful view for the camera to capture.

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20170330: Joshua Tree funnies

So many times over the years, I have listened to people who do not open their eyes and walk in nature… “Oh nature never does 90 degree angles in anything.”   2 examples of 90 degrees in nature, naturally happening in ONE photograph….

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Of course soft curves are fun too,

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I know the other day I did the “Wild & Crazy” light painting, here is one of my more subtle light painting moments.

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All in Joshua Tree National Park.

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20170327: When a light painter has too much fun!

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Yeah, a trip into the desert, 4 different colors of lights and about 7 different lights to make this all happen. Yes, when I hit the shutter trigger, I then used a laser beam light on the back rocks for a 5th light source.

Just having way too much fun with my normal way too much equipment carrying habits.

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20170323: Just a bright moment!

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Joshua Tree National Park in Southern Calif.

All the rains should make a nice wild flower season.

Shot this in 2015, just a little early for full bloom of the ocotillo. But could not resit the sun burst effect!

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20170321: Perfect example of “NO imagination & demanding no one does.”

OK, so yesterday I put a comment on a LinkedIn post which the person had made comment of the North & South American continents looking like a “Duck” when laid on it’s side….

I replied that if you look at Google Earth and the South American continent you will a “FACE” looking at the Galapagos Islands…

I got this reply back…

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So here is the image from the Earthquake 3D imaging which makes it “Point Blank” to me.

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What do you think folks?

Do I  have too hours of staring at computer screens or is the stuff I drew lines to seem pretty obvious to the average person looking at it.

Sure Google earth is harder to see, but when You consider that as a 50 year landscape photographer with 42 years as professional….

As a person that has had many “Tour Guides” confirm that yes that formation of rocks is the next thing they are going to talk about as it is some 100s to 1000s of years old local “Spirit FACE”…. what do you think ?

Should I shut up about my impressions of a image & my abilities to use my imagination?

I mean after all I did create the International Space Station.

https://vanderhoofphotography.com/2015/08/13/how-i-created-the-iss-the-international-space-station-is-my-baby/

Have a CREATIVE DAY folks, and remember, “Your imagination is YOUR RIGHT TO DREAM!” Never let a idiot or jerk knock that down.

20170321: 1046HRS  Jon Miller II replies….. damn this dude has 2 brain cells and they hang between his legs… too hard to figure out HOW TO USE THEM….

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TALK ABOUT DUMB!!!!!