A few weeks ago we went camping in Joshua Tree to celebrate a friend's thirtieth birthday. I am always struck by the beauty of the harsh landscape and frequently take lots of pictures on our forays into the desert. This time around I brought my new Diana camera. I, of course, forgot the instruction booklet and had to wing it a bit, but eventually figured out how to load the film and snap a photo. Here are a couple of my shots. There is a lot of room for improvement, but the fuzzy, overexposed images have me hooked*.