Cattle Grate on the road to Burning Man 2011

When you start to see a lot of these you know you are getting close to the playa. No crazy special effects here: This is just what happens when you’re crazy enough to point your new uber-wide-angle rectilinear lens straight into the sunl. 14mm, f18, 1/1250th at ISO 500. Kapow!

About the author: Michael Holden

Michael Holden

Michael Holden is a photographer from Seattle, WA. He has successfully avoided having a playa name for 16 years. He likes chihuahuas, sushi, fast RAM, cheap hard drives and prime lenses. Ask him anything by emailing