My destination was Joshua Tree, but because it gets dark so damn early this time of year, I was leaving Palm Springs as the sun was going down and realized I would hit Joshua Tree once it was too dark to see anything. And I had left my flash light at home.
So I took way fewer pictures than I was hoping, and did not get as far as I thought I would. But so it goes.
I rented a medium format 4x5 camera from school and taught myself how to work it (pretty self explanatory compared to the digital monsters I am used to) with the hopes of shooting film through the desert. I wanted to see if the difference in camera made me see the sights through my lens differently. Or take a picture differently.
So I shot with My D200 and my 4x5, trying to pay attention to what I look for in a photograph. And how much of my photographing process is impulsive and reactionary, and how much of it is planned, structured, and deliberate.
All I have to share with you now is the digital batch. My film is being processed. So here you go: