Weekly Photo Challenge: Lost in the Details

This week’s photo challenge is Lost in Details. Click here to see the other entries.

I love getting lost in details. In fact, I’m quite often in danger of getting too lost in details and missing the bigger picture.


I took this photo when I visited the salt flats in Death Valley. My sense that was stimulated the most when I first walked onto the salt-covered landscape was my hearing. You can hear the constant cracking of the salt all around you. I wanted to capture that memory with my camera, so I got into the salt as closely as I could.

My other senses didn’t miss out. The views over the basin are incredible, smelling the air and tasting fragments proved that it is indeed salt, and I certainly felt the sharp edges that it forms when I tried to walk across it in flip-flops!