Monday, September 5, 2011

Rock Photography Set III

I took the following images in the Rocks & Relics booth at Gem Faire in Santa Barbara, CA, this holiday weekend. This is a continuation of my ongoing experimentation with more artistic and more close-up images of fine minerals and fossils.

Feldspar variation Labradorite from Madagascar 

Orange Calcite from Mexico

Rock Crystal Quartz carving from Brazil

Black Tourmaline fronting fossilized fish from Green River Formation in Wyoming

Stibnite from China

Quartz variation Amethyst from Uruguay

Quartz variation Amethyst from Brazil

Fossilized Ammonite from Madagascar

Native Copper from Michigan

Fossil Sting Ray from Green River Formation in Wyoming

Vanadinite from Morocco

Botryoidal Chalcedony from India

Rock Crystal Quartz "vogel" from Brazil

Smokey Quartz carvings from Brazil

Quartz variation Amethyst "stalactite" from Uruguay

Tangerine Quartz from Brazil

Calcite crystal 

Apatite crystals from Mexico

"Moki" Marbles a.k.a. "Shaman Stones" from Utah

Tektite variation Indochinite from China 


All photos courtesy of Kim Patrick Noyes (all rights reserved)

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