Another batch of 3D pictures for you. For those who asked about the Uluru pics last week, these were taken with my iPhone using a handy little app cunningly titled 3D Camera. You take one picture, then you move the camera to the side a bit and take the other. Presto, a 3D pic.
These were taken a couple of weekends ago when my son and I took a quick weekend road trip to Death Valley, which is one of my favorite places. They're mostly taken in Golden Canyon, which is a popular hike.
Cross your eyes to see them. If you have trouble, some people find it helpful to put their finger on the picture and bring it toward their eyes, focusing on the finger, until the two pictures converge; then change your focal point to the screen. Click for full size.
This one is especially interesting. The exposed flat surface is rippled. It's the floor of an ancient riverbed of rippled sand, which fossilized and was covered up by newer layers.
These next few are of a prominence called Manly Beacon:
This is an extreme closeup of a neat little cubbyhole I found in the canyon wall. Although the 3D seems exaggerated, it really was this deep:
The colors can't really be captured on an iPhone, but this orange was absolutely retina-burning:
Note how the trail was completely undercut in this place: