Sahara Sunrise

Marty CohenB+W, Landscape, Morocco, Sahara Desert, Sand Dunes5 Comments

I am creating a series of images of the Sahara Desert from our trip to Morocco in 2013. If you follow me here, you have seen some of these in previous posts. I’m working on completing the series and wanted to share this new image with you. This image, “Sahara Sunrise” was captured early one morning after sleeping outside in … Read More

2015 International Juried Exhibition – Center for Photographic Art

Marty CohenLandscape, Morocco, Photography, Sand Dunes13 Comments

2015 International Juried Exhibition – Center for Photographic Art

  I was notified this past week that I had one of my images selected to be in the Center for Photographic Art’s 2015 INTERNATIONAL Juried Exhibition. I am amazed and thrilled to have another one of my images chosen to be one of 40 juror-selected winners for this competition, and it makes me very proud. Opening night for the Exhibition … Read More

Light on the Sahara

Marty CohenLocations, Morocco, Sand Dunes, Sunset16 Comments

I’ve been reviewing the several thousand images I created in Morocco to compile and create a “coffee table” book of our amazing trip there at the end of 2013. In doing that, I came across some additional images I liked a very much and wanted to share with you. The one below was taken just before sunset in the Sahara … Read More

The Wind is the Artist

Marty CohenB+W, Morocco, Sand Dunes, Sculpture14 Comments

Among the amazing things in the Sahara Desert are the sand dunes and the patterns sculpted into the sand by the winds. From day to day, these patterns shift position and change as a result of the winds from the previous day and night. This image was captured at sunset in the Moroccan Sahara Desert. The sculpture had changed by … Read More

Berber Nomad Cemetery in the Sahara Desert

Marty CohenMorocco, Sand Dunes3 Comments

After leaving our tent camp, but still in the Sahara Desert, we came across this Berber Cemetery. The Berbers are an ethnic group indigenous to North Africa, and today, most live primarily across Morocco and Algeria. About 90 percent of the Berber-speaking population speak one of six major varieties of Berber. (ref Wikipedia)   Some Berbers are sedentary farmers. Others … Read More