Etchings in the Sand…

Thoughts and Photos from the Desert…

The Wonder of Open Places…

Life is enriched by wondrous openings. The desert wilderness especially holds its mysteries.

open crevice

3 responses to “The Wonder of Open Places…

  1. Deborah Barlow May 8, 2008 at 7:29 am

    What a remarkable image…can you say more about where this was taken? The quality of the light, the texture–I was left breathless.

  2. citrus May 8, 2008 at 7:37 am

    It was taken in the Hassayampa River Preserve in Arizona. It is in the face of a cliff that appears in a few other photos from this photo shoot. It is inspired by some of the feminine images of Georgia O’Keefe plus my own leanings toward the Wabi Sabi aesthetic that appears especially in Japanese pottery. I edited this in Photoshop and Lightroom. And thanks for your encouraging words!

  3. citrus May 8, 2008 at 7:49 am

    Sorry. The actual context of the photo is in my other photoblog today, “beginning the climb” –


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