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March 02, 2008 09:09PM
Take time to stop and smell the wildflowers
By Lauren McSherry, Staff Writer
Article Created: 03/01/2008 08:22:07 PM PST

AMBOY - This time of year, most drivers speeding through the desert at 75 mph probably don't notice the colorful wildflowers erupting from the sand.

But one man does, and when he spots an unusual blossom, he stops.

Filmmaker Peter Rhalter has been documenting desert blooms since 1998.

When he's out scouting flowers, he can be found lying on his belly somewhere out in the desert landscape, carefully zooming in on a boldly colored blossom with his video camera.

"A lot of the most interesting shots come right at ground level," he said.

Instead of relying on a tripod, he uses a ping pong ball to balance his camera. .......



Desert wildflowers already!

katrina island 2794March 02, 2008 09:09PM

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