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Peter Coskun
Works at Peter James Nature Photography
Attended Paradise Valley Community College
Lives in Arizona
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Afterlight- Twilight falls on the sand dunes in Death Valley National Park. 
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Beautiful!
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"Mirage"- A shallow pool of water reflects cloudy blue skies and unique sandstone formations in the desert of Northern Arizona. These pools are not here all year long, but prior to the visit, there was an influx of wet weather which provided many photogenic pools of water in this landscape.
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WOW! Fantastisch
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"Burning Bush"- This is the image I photographed directly opposite my image titled "Wild Superstitions". It was a light display to remember over blooming brittlebush fields. A very rare occurrence! 
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Beautiful!! Thanks for sharing with the Landscape Photography community!   
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In the Moment- Last evening I had a hunch to go to one of my favorite locations. The forecast called for partly cloudy skies and a possible 20% chance of thunderstorms. When I arrived, it looked like sunset could be nice, but nothing overwhelming. After wandering around the desert looking for wildflowers, I noticed a progression in the dark clouds to the north. Soon enough, I began to hear the faint rumbling of thunder. I kept wandering around doing my thing until a few sprinkles began to fall. It was clear to the west, so I knew that if the rain kept on the chance of a rainbow would be pretty good. The rumblings became louder and the rain a bit heavier. I noticed in the distance a faint rainbow beginning to emerge in the sky. I wanted to get into a position where I could have a clear view of a full arching rainbow (something I have never photographed before). Before I know it, the colors explode in the rainbow and it's arching across the sky into the edge of the peaks. themselves. I stopped to set up the camera before it disappeared and as soon as I snapped off this one and only frame of the rainbow, it began to pour too much to keep on shooting. I decided to keep my shadow in the frame which kind of gave me an eerie feeling and sense of being in the moment. My camera and myself were getting soaked and figured it would be a good idea to pack up really quickly and try to find cover somewhere. I knew that the rain wasn't going to last the rest of the evening and still had about an hour until sunset. The lightning and thunder began crashing all over me. Naturally, I found myself hunched under a small tree (not the best place to be obviously). However, I know once the rain clears the sky is going to get crazy. So I wait, getting myself soaked and embracing the beauty of what mother nature is giving the desert. Eventually, the sky exploded in storm light and I was even able to get a single frame with lightning in it during sunset (another first for me, which will come later)... 
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PB&J- This is an image I photographed in south coyote buttes on the Arizona Utah border. Such an amazing landscape full of unique and colorful rock formations. 
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Here is another photograph I took a few weeks ago from white pocket. The clouds matched the foreground rocks creating an X pattern at sunset. This image and many more are available as fine art prints on my website! www.pjcphotography.com #Arizona   #Desert   #Sunset   #Sandstone   #Red   #Orange   #Southwest   #Whitepocket  
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Uzasny pohled...💯
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Wanderer- This is an image I had thought about ever since my first visit to the sand dunes in Death Valley. On my very first visit to the park a few years ago, I happened to take one single photo of the dunes with a lone figure standing atop the highest dune peak. I normally try to avoid including human elements in my images, but for places like this, it works so well. I had seen images before showcasing how vast and expansive these dune fields were, but when I finally was able to explore the more popular mesquite dunes of the park, I was a bit overwhelmed. I knew first hand that I wanted to get to an area that would most likely be footprint free, so instead of parking at the parking lot, I parked about a mile away on the side of the road. I began to venture out to the dune fields in the late afternoon sun, and it was already quite hot. Full sun and no shade, I trudged up and down small and large slopes of sand only to be amazed at the different views each dune ridge offered. It wasn't until the sun was just above the mountains on the horizon that I noticed something on the horizon. There were a few people wandering towards the high dunes and all the dune ridges were backlit creating a wonderful contrast of light and dark. I waited until just one lone figure was visible on the horizon and set up to shoot the scene. I have a tendency to prefer shooting backlit scenes and this was no exception. It is kinda hard to tell, but the golden light above the dunes is actually a mountain face below the sun. It created the illusion of a golden sky, but a closer review of the image reveals intricate textures of the rocky ridges. I found this to be one of the most fun places I have photographed and explored and cannot wait to get back again (although probably when it's a little cooler). 
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"Follow the Light"- Zion National Park's famous subway feature in it's sought after glowing light during autumn. Surely one of the most beautiful and unique locations in the southwest. 
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Just wow. Incredible photo, thanks for sharing!
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"Wild Superstitions"- Some amazing and intense storm light at sunset as brittlebush bloom below the superstition mountains. I was even able to capture some lightning in the sunset clouds. A first for me. 
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Morning Warning- A photograph of the iconic horseshoe bend taken at sunrise. Truly one of the most spectacular locations in the southwest. 
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COLORADO !!! Que c'est beau !!! THELMA ET LOUISE !!!
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I am offering 20% off any purchases through my prints page on my website. Use promo code MARCH20 at checkout to save! 
Collection of images available for purchase as fine art prints.
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Sun Kissed- This was photographed during a clearing storm on the southern edge of Death Valley National Park. I loved the way the light and shadows were playing together here as the sun poked in and out of the clouds. A return to these dunes is definitely in order sometime soon (I hope!). 
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Sand dunes!!!!! Great !
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    2006 - 2008
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I am an avid nature photographer with a passion for capturing the beauty of the earth. My camera takes me places so I can share images of wild spaces and wild animals. I am working hard to accumulate the best possible photographs that represent the light, landscape, and overall beauty of nature. I have a lot to learn in the field still, and I love every second I'm behind the lens no matter the conditions.
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    Photographer, 2008 - present
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