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The Hazel-Atlas Sand Mines: A tour of photographs


New The heat of a summer’s day faded away with the noises of the outside world as I strode into this tunnel in time. I visited the Hazel-Atlas Sand Mines in the Black Diamond Regional Park, where they once gathered silicone to … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a photo #12: Lava tube II: Scale


This lava tube was a great contrast to Valentine’s, both in scale, and what I had to do to take a picture that made sense. If you look at yesterday’s post you will notice from visual clues such as the … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a photo #11: Lava tube I: Temperature


I took this picture for a micro travel piece that I knew I would be writing. This is one of several lava tubes that you can explore in Lava Beds National Monument near the border of Oregon and California (eastern side). … Continue reading

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