Check out "Dancing with the Devils", a five-minute video which shows a few dust devils in action. 

This Dust Devil movie was created using a Minolta DImage F300 Digital Camera.  The music, which I wrote before filming, began as an improvised piano piece to which I later added orchestration (I'm still adding...) It took four trips out to El Mirage Dry Lake to gather the footage, which I later edited together using Sonic Foundry Vegas.


You can see it here

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Here are the beginnings of an ever-expanding portfolio of dust devils:



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These form on hot days, usually over flat terrain.  I love to chase them, and usually let them pass right over me, attempting to take a shot right up the center.  Most of the time this is not successful, but occasionally it is:


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It's usually the smaller, thinner devils which lend themselves to shots up the center.


They come in all shapes and sizes:

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More Dust Devils!

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