Kevin Raber

Photography, Techniques and Whereabouts of Kevin Raber


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Scotty’s Staircase

Scotty's Castle Staircase, Death Valley, CA

Scotty’s Castle Staircase, Death Valley, CA

On one of my visits to Death Valley I visited Scotty’s Castle.  This is a pretty cool castle located in the middle of the desert.  Really hard to believe some guy a hundred years ago built a place like this.  This image was made lying on my back and shooting straight up the circular staircase.  Then I messed with it in pst processing.


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Death Valley Sunset

Sunset In Death VAalley

Sunset In Death VAalley

Sometimes the light gods watch over you. This image was made on a trip back from Beatty, NV. This is a small town of about a 1000 people living in the absolute middle of no where. More on Beatty in another post sometime. As I was returning to Death Valley I looked west and saw these clouds. I pushed it and crested the top of the mountain and looked down in the valley back to Furnace Creek and this is what I was greeted with. It was made with a 28mm lens on an IQ180 Phase One camera. Sometimes you just luck out.


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Pah Head Billy

Pan Head Billy

Pan Head Billy

While photographing in Death Valley I visited the Artist Pallet are to shoot sunset.  There on the side of the road was this motorcycle guy leaning back on his bike watching the mountains light up in all the magic they do.  I went p to take pictures and I started talking to this guy.  Turns out he has been cruising the highways for 17 years.  everything he owns or needs is packed on the back of this bike.   I asked if he would pose for some shots and he was more than cooperative.  This is the result of the shot.  I did some post work on this image in Photoshop to make it a bit different.


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Death Valley Sunrise Take 121

Dunes Area Sunrise, Death Valley

Sunrises, what a way to start the day.  The light is so dynamic and ever changing.  On the workshops I lead we get up for sunrises everyday.  No one complains as after a beautiful sunrise your day is a bit different in a very good way.  This one was shot a few weeks ago in Death Valley in the Dunes area.


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Sunset At Devils Golf Course

Sunset At Devils Golf Course, Death Valley, CA

Another splendid day in Death Valley leads to this great shot. Sometimes it just works. This is just a small version, but it was shot on an ALPA camera with a Phase One IQ 180 back with a 23mm lens. I want to work this image more when I get home.

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