Desert Bones

Life is surprisingly abundant in the desert, but decay is everywhere. In this harsh environment, when death pays a final visit, it is not long before only bleached bones remain. This is as true for inanimate objects as it is for living creatures. 

Everything has a skeleton, and the desert knows how to lay it bare. 
In the course of my wanderings I have found there is a stillness in the desert and a quiet beauty in death. 

Desert Bones is my ongoing visual chronicle of the discarded and decaying things I have encountered while hiking the trails and driving the desert highways. All of the images were captured using an iPhone 6s and an iPhone 8s….

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