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Joshua trees framing Ryan Mountain at twilight in Joshua Tree National Park, California.

Had a goal of finding 3 new places to shoot off the photographer's Icon Map. Found 2 of them and spent so much time looking for the 3rd. It was hardest because it was because it was buried in the Wonderland of Rocks. If you've been off trail in there you know what I mean. You could be standing 20ft from what you're looking for but it can still be out of site. I did come across some other interesting formation so I still ended up finding 3 things. Do you ever set goals like this when you're out there shooting or before you leave?

The scene here is not one of them, it was just an easy view as I was driving away and leaving the park. Was a little exhausted after spending 4 hours in the Wonderland of Rocks so the roadside view a quick one before the 2 1/2 hour drive home.

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