Death Valley

Photographs that reveeal the magic and wonder of Death Valley National Park.

Badwater Dawn (2011)
Badwater Dawn (2011)
In wet years rain water can collect on the Badwater playa. It's a brief phenomenon, sometimes lasing but a few weeks or even days. For the third year in a row we were fortunate to experience this unique situation. The morning we photographed sunrise at Badwater we were rewarded with one of the most glorious sunrise I have ever beheld in Death Valley. The colors were breathtaking and the way the pink clouds swooped up into the sky was uplifting. I felt a wonderful sense of exhilaration and joy that I tried to capture in this image.