Death Valley National Park
I'll be the first to say I really hate the desert which is basically everything outside of Los Angeles- so it's funny for me to say I'd have to consider Death Valley one of my favorite National Parks. For whatever reason I always come back with some of the coolest photos, so I've been trying to make it back more frequently. Granted this is always in the winter as there's no way I'm going to brave 120 degree heat of the Summer. That's just asking for disaster on our roadtrips. DV even graced the cover of our 2006 family postcard [the highest honor!].
So today I needed a little break from non-stop wedding editing and realized I never finished up this set from way back in February. I haven't had much time for travelings this year other than to go to Iceland, but my friend Nick and I decided to go hit up Death Valley and do some shooting. Oddly enough, one never really expects rain when you go there but sure enough, we could tell weather was coming through when we hit fog so thick we couldn't see probably more than 10 feet...and then boy did it POUR! According to Wikipedia DV averages about 1.5 inches of rain per year with some years going an entire 12 months without a drop. Somehow we just timed things pretty nicely. Anyway, here are photos from our trip!