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Ongoing projects

Chile – redux 5

These were taken in the high desert north east of Copiapo

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ThisĀ is the road we took….

 

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A little further up, you can see the plants growing where the dew collects.

 

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Our destination a salt flat (elevation of 4500 meters) on the way to the Argentine border.

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On the way back down. It would be amazing to go back with a large format camera and more time.

Chile – redux 4

 

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Working dogs on rt. 5 going north from La Serena towards Copiapo.

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Donkeys grazing on the way up to a high pass. This is from a long series the rest of which I published back on November 18 2012, while we were traveling.

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A bit of greener on the way back down. it’s impossible to tell here but those are not small grasses.

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Bonus critters from rt.5, you have to love working dogs.

Chile – redux 3

We went east out of La Serena, a city I really liked, towards Vicuna and the south to Hurtado and Monumento Natural Pichasca. it started with paved roads, they’re on the map and everything…..

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This is the road from Vicuna to Hurtado, it was beautiful…it was long.

There was pavement from Hurtado to Samo Alto and then we took a “short” cut

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My short cuts are often beautiful, but rarely faster….I have no idea why Victor listens to me, except that I always retain control of the map and he likes adventures.

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This is from our atempt to reach R. N. Pinguino de Humboldt, an island with penguins etc….that was a bust, too windy, off season, and the tour guides’ complete horror at the idea of my wheelchair in their boats. Ah well, people were so much more adventurous in Vietnam. The drive was really interesting, but the lighting conditions were very difficult, low hanging fog, so not a great day for shooting.

 

Chile – redux cont.

So here’s another from Santiago.Chile-1445

These guys were trying to get a better view of a Red Bull promo event, cars of some sort – loud fast, we never got to see them.

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I posted this yesterday but some formats didn’t show it, so here it is again.

Eventually I’ll get all my formats to match….argh.

Chile – redux

So I’ve been AWOL for awhile, but I have a ton of stuff to post – old and new. I thought I would start with a new edit of my photos from Chile.Chile-1288Chile-1398

These were all shot in Santiago.

More to come……..tomorrow…..I hope

editing

I spent some time this fall going through old work. Mostly I was correcting/adding tags and deleting crap, but occasionally I really wondered about my editing choices. Why this one and not that one….

This was my first choice on my initial edit

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…..looking back several years on I found this

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and this……

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now I can’t decide….ugh.