Photo: Joshua Tree Silhouette Twilight

The sky with its pastel shades of salmon and electric blue provides a vivid background for the perfect silhouette of a joshua tree at twilight.

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Like many outstretched arms, the branches of a joshua tree extend skyward as twilight heralds the end of another day in the desert.

The glorious shades of twilight provide the back light which silhouette the tree, making it appear black along with the surrounding landscape.

Joshua Trees are the largest members of the Yucca genus and are only found only in the southwest USA. They thrive in the arid soils of the Mojave Desert of which Joshua Tree National Park is a part.

Joshua Tree, Joshua Tree National Park, Mojave desert, California, USA.

This picture is part of the photo album "Joshua Tree National Park Pictures" - there are more beautiful images waiting for you.

Technical Information for this photo:

I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III, aperture of f/8.0, exposure time of 6/1 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 78mm.

Photo:
Joshua Tree Silhouette Twilight
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Photographer:
Rolf Hicker Photography
Picture ID:
usa_22v_58928-ed.jpg
Country:
USA
Province:
California

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