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Desert essence

A personal composition found in the old classic Monument Valley. Wanted to have a different picture from the composition of the main viewpoint, so scouted different places until I found this cactus which thought would be interesting see under the first sun rays in the morning

18mm · f/8.0 · 1/6s · ISO 640
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Ryan Mense's picture

Very aptly titled. Love this one.

Dan Zafra's picture

Thanks Ryan for your nice comment and curating my image ;) Really appreciate that!

marknie's picture

incredible lighting and well executed. It pays to think outside of the box.

Dan Zafra's picture

Thanks Mark!! Not always but sometimes trying new things is rewarded ;)

Alain Piñón's picture

What an authentic photo and composition wonder. Congratulations my friend :)

Dan Zafra's picture

Thanks bud! Appreciate your nice comment!

joseph cole's picture

not too shabby ...great light play

Dan Zafra's picture

Thanks Joseph!! The morning light in the desert paints everything in incredible colors!

Patrick Hall's picture

Really dig this as well. Glad to see such a unique composition

Dan Zafra's picture

Thanks Patrick!! Not always but thinking outside the box is sometimes rewarded

Kim Jenssen's picture

This frame is very good, so much interesting details and textures. Good job !

Dan Zafra's picture

Thanks Kim!! The light was perfect to enhance the textures. Glad you like it!

Luis Cajete's picture

Congratulations Dan, amazing light and place, i love the textures as well!!

Dan Zafra's picture

Thanks Luis!! Morning light in the desert is simply mesmerizing!

Danny Tan's picture

thats a rippa Dan!

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Thanks Danny!!! ;)

Jose Luis Cantabrana's picture

Nice one!!

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Thanks mate!!! Appreciate that!

Deleted Account's picture

Excellent colors and composition

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Thanks Lorretta! :)

Elliot Balynn's picture

Love this photo!

Dan Zafra's picture

Thank you Elliot!

Ara H.'s picture

Perfect timing to perfectly capture the textures! Well done!

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Thanks Ara for stopping by! :)

Dave Yuhas's picture

Got my attention.

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Thanks Dave! ;)

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Thank you!!

James Golden's picture

Terrific shot!

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Thanks James!

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