Alabama Hills

StumblebumStumblebum I shoot, therefore I amPosts: 7,675Registered Users Major grins

From multiple trips to famous Alabama Hills!

1) Arch Popcorn

2) Mobius Golden Hour

3) Rock Pile

4) Goodbye

5) Eye of Alabama

6) Arch Light

7) Golden Boot

8) Skull Trails

9) The Hills Have Eyes

10) Northward

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  • RichardRichard Mildly bemused Madrid, SpainPosts: 18,988Administrators, Vanilla Admin moderator

    Simply gorgeous, Taz. The star trails are amazing. Kudos.

  • kdogkdog artistically challenged San Jose, CAPosts: 11,524Administrators moderator
    edited September 18, 2018

    Some pretty spectacular work here, my friend. You've been busy.

    The pano is probably my favorite, followed by #7, followed by everything else. All are really great. Congrats!

  • WernerGWernerG Major grins MainePosts: 534Registered Users Major grins

    These are all terrific. #7 and #9 are my favorites

  • denisegoldbergdenisegoldberg Major grins North Andover, MAPosts: 12,473Super Moderators moderator

    What a great set! My favorite is # 9.

  • black mambablack mamba Major grins Jacksonville, FLPosts: 6,608Registered Users Major grins

    Really superb stuff, Taz. I lean toward the shots featuring the Milky Way.

    If God wanted me to touch my toes, he would have put them on my knees.
  • StumblebumStumblebum I shoot, therefore I am Posts: 7,675Registered Users Major grins

    Thanks truly Richard, K-dog, Werner, Denise and Tom! Kind words are fuel for me! Cheers!

  • roaddog52roaddog52 Major grins In the sticks, NE of SeattlePosts: 1,147Registered Users Major grins

    Great captures Taz. I'm always excited when I actually find the time to check in, and find that you've posted something new. Truly inspirational.

    Phil

    I don't know where I'm going, but I'm going anyway.

    Luck happens when preparation meets opportunity!
  • StumblebumStumblebum I shoot, therefore I am Posts: 7,675Registered Users Major grins

    Many many thanks Phil! Always happy when you post wherever it is! Cheers!

  • JonaBeth RussellJonaBeth Russell Major grins MauiPosts: 929Registered Users Major grins
    edited September 20, 2018

    Taz, your talent is so on point that it's almost unbelievable. These images are not only gorgeous, but truly inspiring to the rest of us!

  • StumblebumStumblebum I shoot, therefore I am Posts: 7,675Registered Users Major grins

    JBR thanks from heart! Your creativity and fearlessness to explore new things and new techniques are constant source of inspiration for me!

  • CavalierCavalier Life is a Bokeh Foresthill, CaliforniaPosts: 2,108Registered Users Major grins

    No words. No favorites. Love them all. Just simply incredible, Taz.

  • bfluegiebfluegie Big grins IndianaPosts: 485Registered Users Major grins

    Breathtaking! Every one. I have just added another place to my "places to visit" list.

    ~~Barbara
  • StumblebumStumblebum I shoot, therefore I am Posts: 7,675Registered Users Major grins

    Thanks truly Jo and Barbara! The whole highway 395 is full of treasures to be discovered. From Tahoe to Bakersfield! Cheers both!!

  • toragstorags Major grins Posts: 4,348Registered Users Major grins

    All great Taz but #5 is fantastic...

    Having shot Alabama Hills you have made it larger than life (literally)

    Rags
  • StumblebumStumblebum I shoot, therefore I am Posts: 7,675Registered Users Major grins

    Thanks Rags! I try 20, one of them works out! Cheers!!

  • CornflakeCornflake Major grins ArizonaPosts: 2,531Registered Users Major grins

    These are beautifully done, Taz. It helps to have good subject matter but you know what to do with it.

  • David_S85David_S85 Spotter of Dgrin Spam and Oddities ChicagolandPosts: 12,415Administrators moderator

    Oh My! Stunning is what I'd call these shots. I would also use the word masterful.

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  • StumblebumStumblebum I shoot, therefore I am Posts: 7,675Registered Users Major grins

    Don, David, thanks truly! Mean a lot to me! Cheers!

  • kurzvorzwoelfkurzvorzwoelf Stuttgart, GermanyPosts: 261Registered Users Major grins

    Wow Taz, ever since I saw your "Fog Mafog" pictures, I was waiting for new material from you. It was worth the wait, goddamnit.

    All of those are superb, and I cannot find any words but praise for these. But! Yes there's a but: Number 4 literally blew me away and number10 literally soaked me in. I tip my virtual hat - thanks for sharing this incredible work. I think you should get those published in some large scale magazine like NatGeo or so... really :smiley:

    Wise words from the Dog of Wisdom: If your ball is too big for your mouth, it's not yours.

    I'm here to learn and progress. Honest feedback and criticism on my images is warmly appreciated!

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  • StumblebumStumblebum I shoot, therefore I am Posts: 7,675Registered Users Major grins

    Thanks for kindest words m8! Always look forward to your posts as well! I am humbled and overjoyed! Cheers!

  • jerryrjerryr Smugmug Customization Posts: 550Registered Users Major grins
  • StumblebumStumblebum I shoot, therefore I am Posts: 7,675Registered Users Major grins

    Thanks Jerry! Cheers!

  • pathfinderpathfinder Drive By Digital Shooter western IndianaPosts: 14,457Super Moderators moderator

    Great set, Taz!
    Each image has something special for the viewer.

    The arches in the Alabama Hills are very interesting features, and your shots of them with the Milky Way are outstanding.

    I loved image 4 with the FJ and the moon and sun beams too. What is that on the front of your FJ?

    You've spent a fair amount of time in the hills I see. Great work!

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  • StumblebumStumblebum I shoot, therefore I am Posts: 7,675Registered Users Major grins

    Thanks kindly Jim! The FJ was just passing through and decided to use it........not mine but its cool car!

    There are other arches there, but I couldn't find all of them.....it is so hot during the day, over 100 degrees that difficult to stay out for long....

    Cheers!!

  • JuanoJuano Major grins Brasilia, BrazilPosts: 3,687Registered Users Major grins

    In awe. The star shots are outstanding. Bravo!

  • StumblebumStumblebum I shoot, therefore I am Posts: 7,675Registered Users Major grins

    Thanks kindly Cristobal! Cheers!

  • BrodyBrody John Brody Photography Posts: 252Registered Users Major grins

    I would come home from the trip happy if I had shot any one of these photos. Are these all in one place? I would love to know the location - I think a long drive may be in my future!

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  • LightMagicLightMagic Major grins Posts: 253Registered Users Major grins

    Wow!

  • StumblebumStumblebum I shoot, therefore I am Posts: 7,675Registered Users Major grins

    Thanks kindly Brody and LightMagic! Lone Pine, CA, and then Alabama Hills. That is their calling card! Google maps can find the area easily, you can even type Mobius arch....Cheers!

  • shniksshniks The Light Explorer Posts: 898Registered Users Major grins

    Absolutely incredible shots. Loved the play of light and the star trails are phenomenal!

    Cheers,

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