Early morning light strikes the ridges of the badlands at Zabriskie Point in Death Valley National Park. The former lake bed's many layers of sediment and years of erosion has shaped this interesting desert landsape.
The gnarled remains of a large creosote bush are uncovered in the Mesquite Sand Dunes near Stovepipe Wells in Death Valley National Park at sunset. As the light faded, the color in the sky intensified. The long exposure blurred the movement of the clouds.
A morning storm fills the valley at Badwater Basin.