Desert Gold, Death Valley National Park, Mojave Desert, Inyo County, California
Desert Gold is a type of Daisy that lives in the Mohave Desert. the flowers were growing in black volcanic rock and were backlit by the sun overhead. The image was taken during a "100 year bloom" in 1998 after a major El Niño weather event.
film scanned and adjustments to color, contrast, brightness and sharpness to return to original experience.
Hasselblad ELX with 80mm lens