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The Journey | by nixonsmith
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The Journey

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This is one of the unusual moving rocks on the Racetrack Playa in Death Valley. Kind of a tricky shot to get as sadly most of the rocks on the playa have been stolen. The tracks are visible everywhere but the rocks are few and far between. Why anyone would want to ruin such a unique location is beyond me. So i composed this shot earlier in the day then used a compass and counted my paces back to the road. Even with the compass it still took me about an hour and a half of wandering around in the pitch black desert to find my spot again. Waited around a few hours for the milky way to get in the right spot, and this is what I ended up with.

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Taken on April 27, 2012