The Desert Photo Gallery. This page is about PHOTOGRAPHY, and photography as art, so selected photos will generally be as large as possible so we can see detail, up to 800 pixels wide for horizontal shots and varied for vertical shots. So send photos at higher resolution that that. A series of photos on a selected theme or location may be displayed smaller. Submitted photos may be cropped unless you instruct us otherwise.
All photos submitted may be used by ABDNHA on the website, on Facebook, Instagram, and our Sand Paper Newsletter.
It's wide open! We are looking for high quality images and video of interesting places, unusual finds, critters of all kinds, night shots, desert living, colors, shapes, patterns, black and white, and whatever else your mind sees and your imagination captures that tells both the natural story and the human story, in an area that includes the Anza-Borrego Desert, Borrego Springs, and the Salton Sea.
Photos selected for publication will be credited as you instruct but there is no compensation beyond the satisfaction of knowing you are sharing your experieinces and your images with a wider audience. Pictures can be from any timeframe, so dig out those photos from your past explorations.
Flower photos will generally be used on our
wildflower update page.
Daren Sefcik Darin says "Ever get that feeling you are being
watched? I was out in the middle of nowhere eating my lunch and I
look over and see this bobcat fixated on me. He watched me for at
least 20 minutes before I moved on. I did not see him move an inch,
just stared at me."
Milky Way Arch over Ocotillo. Panorama with 14 vertical
Photo by Kevin
This incredible shot of a roadrunner killing a Sonoran Gopher Snake is by
Roger Skidmore. Roger specializes in roadrunner photography and
has followed their lives from egg to adult. The roadrunner
ultimately won this fight and ate the snake.
Old Desert Art: Pictographs in Carrizo
Gorge by Daren
More Recent Desert Art: Salton Sea Area -
Kama Sutra Mural on Watertank, Slab City Mike McElhatton