Photo Of The Day – Smoothness Of The Dunes + 6 More

Title: Smoothness Of The Dunes

Location: Algodones Dunes, Sonoran Desert, Imperial County, California, United States (32°58’57” N 115°7’55” W)

Description: I see more and more why California is an excellent home for Hollywood. Only 3 hours drive from downtown are dunes with the appearance of the Sahara.

According to Wikipedia, these dunes were used in the opening sequence for the TV show Kung Fu and in Return of the Jedi.

Camera Canon 7D Mark II
Lens Canon 28-300mm L
ISO 100
Focal Length 65mm
Aperture f/7.1
Shutter Speed 1/200
Altitude 451′

Photograph Copyright 2016 Peter West Carey. Image Available For Commercial Licensing (email).

Prints of this image are available here if you want professional quality shipped to your home.

Bonus Images


Playing with colors on this one because dang it’s boring looking at sand all the time.

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