Thursday, June 23, 2016

Desert Cabin

An old homestead cabin out near Joshua Tree in the S CA desert. Nothing fancy, that's for sure. But it reminds me of the "old west", is fun to photograph, and is walking distance from our place!

 The view east.

The view south. Those hills are Joshua Tree National Park.

The view north. My wife calls this the "Scooby Doo" van! You can see the concrete blocks that are used to hold the plywood over the tires to keep them from rotting in the sun. But like everything in the desert, it is slowly falling apart and blowing away.

Did I mention the amazing views from this little cabin! Big open vistas in every direction. It's too bad this little place has sat vacant for years now. It's got a ton of potential.

Linking with Skywatch Friday. Click on the link to check out great skies from around the world!!

36 comments:

  1. You see all sorts of sights in the desert. Beautiful and interesting shots.

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  2. Maybe fix up the cabin and advertise as an AirBnb, it's going to be a bestseller for sure.

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  3. How must it have been to have a living there. Great shots again.

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  4. Wonderful HDR. I wouldn't swap green for desert but I would like to visit.

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  5. Sounds like an opertuinty for you to go and buy it for another place to let. You right the views look stunning

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  6. I always wondered how they could survive in such places. Great shots as usual.

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  7. Such beautiful and wild scenery. I love it.

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  8. Awesome pictures!!! Nearly the blue hour I think.
    No souls miles around, that are images you can't find in Belgium. And surely not such wooden 'hut' to live in. Very photogenic anyway, and so is the van!
    Have a nice weekend, Hilde

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  9. Hello, the views are stunning. The middle two shots are my favorite, the sky looks beautiful. Happy Friday, enjoy your weekend!

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  10. love the rustic desert shots

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  11. gorgeous skies. (But this Floridian's lips are feeling chapped...haha)

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  12. Great old cabin and such beautiful skies.
    MB

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  13. Wow what a beautiful setting. I love the texture of the tree in the second image.

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  14. You are my favorite humble magician

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  15. The views are breathtaking. Professional photos here.

    Have a great weekend!

    Alexander
    Alex's World! - http://alex.kakinan.com

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  16. yes its like the scooby doo van...lol!!

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  17. I love the desert-- particularly the high desert. Well done!

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  18. How grand to have so much subject matter for shooting in your own backyard....that cabin is a goldmine for macro shots...

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  19. These pictures show some amazing skies and beautiful colors.

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  20. Such beautiful views. Looks quiet and peaceful too.

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  21. it's photos like that that make me wonder who lived in that old cabin, why did they leave? did they like living there?

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  22. Amazing pics

    ~ Have a nice weekend ~

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  23. You have turned the desert into a lovely place with beautiful sky.

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  24. Nice shots - and the van is very familiar! "What are we going to do now thewn Swaggy"!

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

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  25. Love your compositions, colors and textures!

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  26. Amazing skies and desert views!

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  27. Lovely pictures and great photo editing!

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  28. Totally loving that first photo-is that from a wide angle?

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