What I love about this image (created with my DJI Phantom 4), is the contrast between the hills in the foreground, which are slightly in shadow, and the hills in the background, which are in the sun.
DJI Phantom 4. 1/160th sec. @ f/2.8. ISO 100. All rights reserved.
Another folded rock formation in the Calico Mountains. This image was taken during a visit in November, 2017. DJI Phantom 4. 1/2500th sec. F/2.8. ISO 100.
San Bernardino Mountains, CA. March, 2018.
DJI Phantom 4. 1/25th sec. @ f/2.8. ISO 108.
I shot this photo yesterday, in the San Bernardino Mountains, at approximately 4:20 PM. The sun had just dropped below the mountains to the south west.
DJI Phantom 4. 1/400th sec. @f/2.8. ISO 100. All rights reserved.
The sloping plain is in the El Paso Mountains Wilderness area, with Black Mountain on the right. My DJI Phantom 4 was oriented toward the north-west, when this image was taken, and the Sierra Nevada Mountains can be seen in the distance.
1/320th sec. @ f/2.8. ISO 100. All rights reserved.
…is what I think of at times, when I’m in the desert. Perhaps this is just the perspective of someone who grew up on the east coast.
But, the barren landscape of the desert is a big part of its allure, to me. Some of the images that I’ve captured with my DJI Phantom 4 (https://www.dji.com/phantom-4) add to the alien world-like feel to the desert, such as the image below:
1/2000th sec. @ f/2.8. ISO 100. DJI Phantom 4.
Mule Canyon. November, 2017.