I filmed this on a beautiful Sunday afternoon, with my DJI Phantom 4.
Is this evidence of an ancient civilization on Mars? Hardly; this is an off-road trail in the Calico Mountains, that I photographed with my DJI Phantom 4. November, 2017.
Some areas of the desert do remind me of the Martian landscape, though.
A favorite spot of campers, off-road enthusiasts, and of recreational shooters, Mule Canyon offers a variety of colors for photographers! DJI Phantom 4 image.
DJI Phantom 4 image.
One of the advantages in using a drone for photography, is that it enables one to really explore the little nooks and crannies of large rock formations, vicariously.
This image was taken at “Robber’s Roost”, which is in California’s Mojave Desert. Robber’s Roost is thought to have been the hide-out of outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez and his men, while they were making plans to rob a nearby stage-coach station.
April 5, 2018. DJI Phantom 4 image. All rights reserved.
…so that I can vicariously explore the hidden canyons and oases that I can’t reach on foot, nor in a vehicle.
El Paso Mountain Range, near Burro-Schmidt Tunnel. January, 2018.
These ruins are at the Alvord Mine, which is located in California’s Mojave Desert.
DJI Phantom 4. 1/4000th sec. F/2.8. ISO 100. October, 2017.
Sometimes, I just like to explore the areas near my home. I live near the Cajon Pass, and this image was taken in February, 2017 (with my DJI Phantom 4), on one of those occasions.
Cajon Pass, looking north-east toward Crowder Canyon. 1/640th sec. @ f/2.8 ISO 100. All rights reserved.