The United States Air Force facility commonly known as Area 51 is a remote detachment of Edwards Air Force Base, within the Nevada Test and Training Range. According to the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), the correct names for the facility are Homey Airport (ICAO: KXTA) and Groom Lake, though the name Area 51 was used in a CIA document from the Vietnam War. Other names used for the facility … [Read more...]
For years Armando and Justin have ventured out on the Frontier with a single objective, to make photographs. Over the years, these adventures developed unique traditions, totems, playlists and typologies. After returning from the field, the photographs, lessons and all the relevant information was compiled into official field reports. It was from these adventures, and their supporting documentation, that the 'Photo Expedition' was born.
The origin of the name is disputed. The most common explanation is that "Grand Teton" means "large teat" in French, named by either French-Canadian or Iroquois members of an expedition led by Donald McKenzie of the North West Company. However, other historians disagree, and claim that the mountain was named after the Teton Sioux tribe of Native Americans. -Wikipedia Brief The following is … [Read more...]
Rising from the heart of the Tularosa Basin is one of the world's great natural wonders - the glistening white sands of New Mexico. Great wave-like dunes of gypsum sand have engulfed 275 square miles of desert, creating the world's largest gypsum dunefield. White Sands National Monument preserves a major portion of this unique dunefield, along with the plants and animals that live here. … [Read more...]
Everyone is invited to join us on Feb 16th to conduct creative research and create a global visual survey. Armando and I thought it was about time to have a global photographic event that could bring us all a little closer together. The idea is simple, on Feb 16th share images from your hometown or city and tag them #ExpeditionCityStreets We hope that this survey will show the world that we … [Read more...]
The Uncompahgre Wilderness (formally called the Big Blue Wilderness) is a U.S. Wilderness Area in southwest Colorado comprising 102,721 acres (415.70 km2). Elevation in the Wilderness ranges from 8,400 feet (2,600 m) to 14,309 feet (4,361 m), at the summit of Uncompahgre Peak. -Wikipedia Brief Expedition Uncompahgre took the entire expedition team from The Photo Frontier's headquarters … [Read more...]
The origin of the name "Palouse" is unclear. One theory is that the name of the Palus tribe (spelled in early accounts variously Palus, Palloatpallah, Pelusha, et cetera) was converted by French-Canadian fur traders to the more familiar French word pelouse, meaning "land with short and thick grass" or "lawn." -Wikipedia Brief The following is the official field report and visual record … [Read more...]