Description Calico Hills within the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area near Las Vega, Nevada. These mountains are actually ancient sand dunes, geologically known as cross-bedded Aztec Sandstone. This image has been processed in the digital darkroom to simulate sepia toning. Also see the Nature Gallery for selenium toned close-ups of these fascinating geologic features.
PhotoRaconteur: one who shares stories through the visual composition of photographs, each worth a unique set of one thousand words.
Born and raised in North Carolina, Las Vegas-based photographer Benjamin Padgett captures classic & modern architecture, majestic landscapes and beautiful cityscapes, along with other inspiring visuals found in Hawaii, Las Vegas, Charleston, Ireland, Scotland, Iceland, Bermuda and beyond.