Badwater Glow

Expansive salt pan in Badwater Basin, Death Valley, NP glistens in the warm, afternoon sun.

Technical Details

Composite: No
EF 16-35mm @ 16mm; f/16 @ 1/160 sec, ISO 100


Great perspective Bob. I feel like an ant on a very long journey. Beautiful sunset. Thanks for sharing with the group.

Thank you Linda. One must get low and close to get this view.

Wonderful pattern, nicely composed shapes. I like the pinkish tint to the dirt. Looks like it was a gorgeous sunset.

Thank you, Chris. I know you have visited this area when the pan was flooded, as I have , and the experience is completely different from when it is dry. One must look intently for interesting patterns and also make sure that there are no visitor’s footprints intruding into your planned composition.

Great perspective and POV. Love the colors and the lines in the sand/dirt. The perspective of the expanse is incredible.

Thank you, Todd. Death Valley is not well understood or appreciated by the general public nor photographers. It takes time and timing to cover even a small part of its riches because it is vast.