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Las Vegas (Part 1) and The Valley of Fire

Some Bloke

Prominent Member
Life is tough being an amateur photographer these days, jetting off on road trips to the USA, carrying your own bags etc :rolleyes:
Putting up with with warm weather and friendly locals, the list goes on ....

Here's a few from a month long trip to the promise land of the US and A.

Las Vegas (Part 1)






Hopefully you'll visit Nevada to see lots more from this and previous trips ?
Thank you for viewing :)
More photos from Utah, Arizona, New Mexico and back to LV to follow.
 
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shotokan101

Banned
Cracking set - maybe when you get up tomorrow you could number them to assist feedback ? ;)

Jim
 

johnaalex

Distinguished Member
Life is tough being an amateur photographer these days, jetting off on road trips to the USA, carrying your own bags etc :rolleyes:
Putting up with with warm weather and friendly locals, the list goes on ....

Tell me about it! How we suffer for our art :rolleyes:

This is a nice little taster, looking forward to more desert scenes.
 

Some Bloke

Prominent Member
Cracking set - maybe when you get up tomorrow you could number them to assist feedback ? ;)

Jim

Tell me about it! How we suffer for our art :rolleyes:

This is a nice little taster, looking forward to more desert scenes.

Lovely photos Mark!! Look forward to seeing more..:thumbsup:

Raj

Great shots. Not jealous at all! ;)

Nice shots, especially the architectural ones for me, lovely light.
Thank you all :)
I've numbered them just for Jim :D
 

shotokan101

Banned
Thank you all :)
I've numbered them just for Jim :D

Hardy Har Har - love that sense of humour :smashin:

...in which case really like number 3 :D

Jim
 

hiker

Banned
wow, this last foto with road meander is just, well, perfect

the way this road disappear/reappear not once but twice through down gradient is amazing ...

empty, no people, freedom, would love to walk along here escape society jungle
 

KyleS1

Distinguished Member
Which camera/lens did you use for shot 3 (1 ;)).

Also your photos are a little bit like where's wally, with trying to find your watermark. :D
 

Some Bloke

Prominent Member
Hardy Har Har - love that sense of humour :smashin:

...in which case really like number 3 :D

Jim
Thank you, number 3 is my favourite too :D

wow, this last foto with road meander is just, well, perfect

the way this road disappear/reappear not once but twice through down gradient is amazing ...

empty, no people, freedom, would love to walk along here escape society jungle
Thank you :)
The road leads to a dead end within The Valley of Fire.

Which camera/lens did you use for shot 3 (1 ;)).

Also your photos are a little bit like where's wally, with trying to find your watermark. :D
I used a Nikon D700 and Nikon 14-24 for that shot.
The building on the right is a health clinic for the Brain.
 

Simon3119

Established Member
wow, this last foto with road meander is just, well, perfect

the way this road disappear/reappear not once but twice through down gradient is amazing ...

I agree +1
 

Denis247

Established Member
Did you go into the visitor's centre at the Valley of Fire?, and find the only other cafe down by the lakeside?

Did you find the rock patterns turning into faces the more you looked at them,,ooookie eh!
 

Some Bloke

Prominent Member
I agree +1
Thank you :)

Did you go into the visitor's centre at the Valley of Fire?, and find the only other cafe down by the lakeside?

Did you find the rock patterns turning into faces the more you looked at them,,ooookie eh!
I only used the visitor center for the restroom, it was such a relief :thumbsup:
Yes, one boulder looked like "johnaalex" :rotfl:

ace shots!

Love the last one mate.
Thank you :)

Wow beautiful shots
Thank you :)
 

nikonuser11

Distinguished Member
they are all excellent but the road one is STUNNING:smashin: would look great on canvass adorning a trendy cafe or restaurant wall
 

senu

Distinguished Member
Tell me about it! How we suffer for our art :rolleyes:

This is a nice little taster, looking forward to more desert scenes.

wow, this last foto with road meander is just, well, perfect

the way this road disappear/reappear not once but twice through down gradient is amazing ...

empty, no people, freedom, would love to walk along here escape society jungle

wHAT Awwful pics:devil:....:facepalm:
Ok ....Calm down now they ARE LOVELY:smashin:.

too many faves there :hiya:
 

johnaalex

Distinguished Member

bowenjones

Prominent Member
I'll definately be making some time to visit the Valley Of Fire on my next Vegas trip. Stunning scenery which you've captured superbly Mark.
 

Some Bloke

Prominent Member
wHAT Awwful pics:devil:....:facepalm:
Ok ....Calm down now they ARE LOVELY:smashin:.

too many faves there :hiya:

like these. Never seen the first building....very cool and very well captured

My features have oft been described as finest stone chisled by the elements.:cool:

excellent pics

especially like the one of the road too

I'll definately be making some time to visit the Valley Of Fire on my next Vegas trip. Stunning scenery which you've captured superbly Mark.
Thank you very much Gentlemen :thumbsup:
 

Prize78

Prominent Member
All are great, but the first and the last stand out for me. Great colours. Well done.
 

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