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Lens: 43mm ltd. Camera: K-5 Photo Location: Joshua Tree, CA 
Posted By: Bob Harris, 02-21-2014, 08:23 PM

We visited Joshua Tree NP and took a long drive into the desert to get a remote photo of the desert that I grew up in. I added the heavy border to help frame the mountains, yes we do have them in the desert, and converted to b&w to give it that old west feel.

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Your treatment makes it look like someone took the photo in the 19th century. Nicely done.
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Nice work Bob
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Your treatment makes it look like someone took the photo in the 19th century. Nicely done.
Thanks for saying that, the look I was looking for, way back in the day of Cowboys and Indians. There must of been a lot of disappointed people that came from the East with all the green landscapes and traveled through our deserts, tough people I would think.

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Nice work Bob
thanks Bruce, much appreciated.

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When I was a little boy, I listened fairy tales and there was strange word "Mojave Desert, Joshua Tree".
Bob, I'm with trepidation looking at these pictures of those places.

Thanks.
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Nice view. I bet the old neighborhood still looks the same :-)
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When I was a little boy, I listened fairy tales and there was strange word "Mojave Desert, Joshua Tree".
Bob, I'm with trepidation looking at these pictures of those places.

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A group of Joshua Trees and one in bloom.

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Nice view. I bet the old neighborhood still looks the same :-)
the area is the same, but I sure aged.
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The first photo looks like a scene from an old wild west movie And the last ones are awesome - lovely colours and epic sky in the second one

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Gorgeous as always Bob. The last one of the Joshua tree in bloom is spectacular.
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The first photo looks like a scene from an old wild west movie And the last ones are awesome - lovely colours and epic sky in the second one
I rather like the first photo also, I can almost see John Wayne and a wagon party crossing in the valley. Glad you enjoyed a view of our backyard.
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The first image almost looks like an IR image.
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Gorgeous as always Bob. The last one of the Joshua tree in bloom is spectacular.
It was really a healthy tree and full of blooms Susan.
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Very nice set, Bob.

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A different scenery than we here are used to seeing. Well executed shots.
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Very nice set, Bob.

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thanks Tony, our desert has a special beauty to it.
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