Abyss.

A few weeks ago, David, Liisa, Gurbir, Brian, and I drove out to the Mojave Desert in search of lava tubes left from extinct volcanoes. We took a detour to climb some enormous sand dunes, almost becoming sick with heat exhaustion along the way.

 

Flickr makes this look pretty awful, honestly. There's uncontrollable banding and grossness going on that I can't seem to do anything about.

  • Olivia Youell 3y

    Simply amazing the lighting everything about it. There are no words!!
  • Catherine MacGeorge 3y

    This is so powerful. Words can't even describe how much I love this.
  • Kacie Robertson 3y

    i love the lighting in this. I wish the opening was edited out, it takes too much of my focus.
  • Fauxaddress - Edward 3y

    This is very cool.

    How did you find lava tubes? I know, I love sand dunes too, but play in them far too long. Try Death Valley sometime and Rhyolite nearby - wait until it cools off some though.
  • Brian Farnum 3y

    Regardless of the way Flickr makes it appear, its a fantastic! Love the lighting on the shoulders.
  • MarisaAnn94 3y

    Oh my gosh. You are phenomenal.
  • Siréliss 3y

    This is amazing. The light is so well used.
  • Evan Atwood 3y

    I always find it so difficult to comment on your creations, even though I find reassurance in them in the most unique way. They are incredible in a multitude of ways, and even this one speaks levels to me. Even if it is simple at the seam, there is so much more.
  • misha otaared 3y

    a striking, dramatic image
  • ivanalivia 3y

    incredibile!!! Fantastica!!!
  • VihVi*------* 3y

    it just remind me the book "Perfume"
  • iwona r. 3y

    stunning
  • its.obviously.me 3y

    this photo reminds me of Daniel in the Lion's den in the Bible.
  • Eldar Nurković 3y

    amazing...
  • Evelyne Erni 3y

    This photo reminds me of Plato's allegory of the cave so much! Great job!
  • Chris Gonzalez 2y

    This is one of my favorite concepts in your work.
  • Chris Reynolds 2y

    Epic.
  • Matthew Ainley 2y

    Stunningly iconic image
  • Licht & Laune 9mo

    nice!
  • Michel Pretterklieber 5mo

    You are incredible.
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