Monthly Archives: March 2013

Colorado Canyon by Moonlight

This is one of my first attempts at night photography. The moon was just a bit past full, and the exposures ran from 20-30 seconds at f3.5, asa 1600. The noise reduction in the camera reduces the sensor noise considerably, … Continue reading

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Blooming Javelina Bush

Condalia ericoides. This small, almost insignificant shrub is usually all but invisible. But this year you can hardly see the bush for the flowers. Beautiful!

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Greybeard Cactus

Echinocereus viridiflorus var canus. The very rare cactus lives only in the Big Bend Ranch State Park and only on a few hills inside the Solitario, a circular geological formation famous among geologist around the world. Its white spines and … Continue reading

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