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    A few shots, (not mine) including one showing Salvation Mountain.

    http://blogs.static.mentalfloss.com/...ves/26542.html
    I do use a digital device in my photographic pursuits when necessary.
    When someone rags on me for using film, I use a middle digit, upraised.

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    Its a similar place to Death Valley with all purple brown colors of mountains as I read at Ansel Adams Death Valley pictures. Ansel prints sometimes looks more pastel but You know him , it looks like You are there.
    I think industry killed there and its not a shame to a country where animal rights are more important than human rights. Its a place like chernobyl or radiation polluted deserts or oceans.
    But USA is not alone , Russia , India , Chine did the same.
    ı think pictures are discusting and not a place for photography if you have not a mixed mind.

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    I was there in early June 2011, all the really cool stuff in the Desert Beach area is GONE! The yacht club has been "restored' and is now a visitor's center or something. The abandoned hotel and pool are completely paved over.

    Maybe there some other cool abandoned spots, but the main attraction is now gone forever.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cfclark View Post
    I've always wanted to go out there, and wondered if it was worth the trouble. On my one trip out to the desert, I got as far as Indio, which for someone raised in the East and now living in LA is a pretty weird place, visually. (No, I did not go for Coachella.)

    If anyone in the SoCal area wants to take a photo expedition out to the desert, let me know, I'd be willing to tag along.
    I would like to check out the place,but not till it cools down a little. Let me know when you head out there, I live close by Pasadena, and there are a couple of other local phototogs that would join in also.

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