Alvord Sunrise by Jonkmanphotography

A view of the cracked earth of the Alvord desert in Southeast Oregon. This is two pictures, hand blended for dynamic range using some of my new techniques. Hope you all enjoy and thanks for taking time to look, vote or leave constructive comments.

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Close Encounter by Shainblum

*Best Viewed on black*

A self portrait taken on the vast Alvord Desert Playa. A big storm was clearing and we had our fingers crossed that the sky would clear out for some stargazing. Sure enough the clouds dissipated and presented one of the most vivid night skies I have ever seen. It was hard to get to sleep early in the morning with the excitement from shooting all night. 🙂

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