The lowest point in North America and the highest point in the 48 contigious states can be found in California. From Badwater in Death Vally to Mt. Whitney 100 miles to the west, the extremes of nature are presented to the western traveler. Death Valley has become one of my favorite locations to create images since my first visit there in 2001. Living in Las Vegas, I can be at Furnace Creek in less that two hours. The geographic and geologic features of Death Valley are magnificent. From Darwin Falls in the west, to the giant sand dunes of Stovepipe Wells and Eureka Dunes, Death Valley offers the photographer a plethora of possibilities.