Dawn in the Desert


The colorful cloud display only lasts for a few moments. But for those who are awake to witness it, the message is clear: a beautiful new day has begun.

Location: Joshua Tree National Park, California
Date: March 13, 2008
Time: 6:47 a.m. PDT
Camera: Olympus OM-1 35mm SLR on fixed tripod
Film: Fuji Provia 100 slide
Focal length: 50 mm
Aperture: f/11
Exposure time: 1/4 second
Scanner: Nikon Coolscan LS-2000

Revised: April 26, 2008
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