Tag Archives: Owens Valley

Signs of Life in Lone Pine

Sometimes after taking a certain type of picture for a while, you realize you have the makings of a “project” — a related group of images with a common theme or viewpoint — an idea to pursue further. I think … Continue reading

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Alabama Hills (3)

A few more from the Alabama Hills. These were all made with the iPhone 5 and Hipstamatic, processed in Lightroom, and in some cases tweaked a little more with Silver Efex Pro in Photoshop.   Copyright © 2015 Tim Messick. … Continue reading

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Alabama Hills (2)

There is no shortage of remarkable scenery in the Alabama Hills. Much of this is due to the weathering of coarse granitic rocks into shapes resembling organic, even suggestively human or animal forms. And the contrasting backdrop of the highest … Continue reading

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Alabama Hills

The Alabama Hills, west of Lone Pine, in Inyo County, California, are a small range of spheroidally-weathering Createous monzogranite outcrops. They have provided location settings for more than 150 movies. The hills were named during the Civil War by confederate-sympathizing miners … Continue reading

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