Month: March 2017

Spring Flowers

I always consider spring is the most beautiful season in Washington area. Almost all kind of trees bloom not just the cherry trees and of course, many kind of flowers such as daffodils, tulips, daylilies, etc. bloom beautifully everywhere, especially at my favorite Brookside Gardens. As […]


Cherry Blossom in Washington, DC

As long as I can remember, I always joined the tourists and locals alike to see and photograph peak blooming of cherry blossom at Tidal Basin of Washington, DC every year except this year. The March weather this year has been crazy, to say the […]


Milky Way at Death Valley

Death Valley is considered as one of the darkest sky or least light pollution park in the country. As a matter of fact, on February 10, 2013 International Dark Sky Association designated Death Valley National park as an International Dark Sky Park. For this reason, […]


Windmills near Palm Springs, CA

We saw hundreds and hundreds of windmills along Interstate Highway I-10 near Palm Springs, California on the way back to Los Angeles from Joshua Tree National Park last week. These windmills are strategically located along the San Gorgonia Pass known to have prevailing strong wind to generate […]


Joshua Tree National Park, CA

We took a day trip from Los Angeles to Joshua Tree National Park as I always want to see Joshua tree up close and photograph. It is a wide open vast park filled with Joshua trees and rocks that attract many climbers.


Golden Canyon of Death Valley

With Mesquite Sand Dunes, Zabriski Point and Badwater Basin taking all the spotlights of the Valley, Golden Canyon is a hidden treasure. It is an easy 3-4 mile round trip hike to the back door of Zabriski Point. Early morning or late afternoon sunlight brings out the […]


Zabriski Point at Dusk

I love Zabriski Point in early morning when the sun is at low level that create beautiful soft colors and magical shadows of the rocks. However, the place at dusk is also very attractive to photograph. Here is the one when the sun was shining on […]


Light and Shadow at Zabriski Point

Zabriski Point at Death Valley is a magic place in early morning when the first light strikes the surrounding eroded badlands that brings out the magnificent color and the incredible shadow. The view was so overwhelming with so many possibility for picture taking. It was like racing against time […]


Zion National Park, Utah

  Zion has one of the most impressive mountain peaks among the national parks in the U.S. It is most beautiful in the fall when the colors of trees change. During this photo tour of Death Valley and Bryce Canyon, Zion served as intermediate stop. […]