A night photo of a Juniper tree and boulder (monolith) in Joshua Tree national Park. The milky way appears under the branches of the tree and between the rock.

Juniper and Monolith | Joshua Tree National Park

The Milky Way galaxy is visible between an old, weathered juniper tree and a sandstone monolith in Joshua Tree National Park. The warm tones of the stone and tree contrast beautifully with the cool blue night sky.

The Story Behind the Photo

I just made a trip out to Joshua Tree during this past new moon. Although I've been in San Diego for a few years, this was my first visit to the park. I spent two days scouting locations and staying up all night shooting the Milky Way (there's no May gray here). This classic scene of the juniper and monolith in Jumbo Rocks was my personal favorite — i love the juxtaposition of the weathered tree with the monolith and stars.

About the Prints

Available in the following sizes:

24 x 30 inches, edition of 45

32 x 40 inches, edition of 15

48 x 60 inches, edition of 5

Each print is made to order with the highest quality pigment inks and fine art papers. They are signed on the front and come with a certificate of authenticity. If you have any questions about this specific image or my prints in general, please don't hesitate to contact me.

Museum Quality Print

Archival Pigment Print on Fine Art Paper

This is a photographic print made on Canson Infinity Platine Fibre Rag which is a heavyweight (310 gsm) and 100% cotton paper. The image is printed using pigment inks with outstanding archival properties. All images are printed at the listed size on paper that is slightly larger resulting in an additional border. This is a print only, shipped rolled in a robust protective tube.

Please allow 3-4 weeks for production and delivery of your print. The prices include U.S. shipping, please inquire for international rates.


Acrylic Fine Art Print with a Float Mount — Ready to Hang

Trulife Acrylic Fine Art Print

This is a photographic print where the front has been directly adhered to a sheet of TruLife acrylic which is an ultra clear, scratch resistant, and anti-reflective glazing. This process is known as face mounting. The acrylic captures light internally and bounces it off the surface of the print resulting in a display with incredible depth and vibrancy. With proper lighting, the acrylic print will appear to have light emanating from the image itself. The back of the print is sealed with another layer of protective acrylic.

The print comes ready to hang with hidden mounting hardware on the back that makes the print appear as if it is floating in front of the wall. No additional framing is needed. Choose this medium for a modern and minimalist presentation.

Print is signed and numbered on verso (back).

Please allow 4-6 weeks for production and delivery of your print. The prices include U.S. shipping, please inquire for international rates.


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