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Horseshoe Bend at Sunset
1st PlaceHorseshoe Bend at Sunset

Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Extended Free Study 2018-03 (Extended Editing)
Camera: Canon EOS-7D
Lens: Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM
Date: Apr 6, 2018
Date Uploaded: Apr 9, 2018

Wow! the blue. I really wasn't expecting it with my score. I did have to combine two images from two separate days to get this shot. One was taken at sunset but it was so crowded there I couldn't get in an ideal spot and so I had part of the rocks blocking the water. So I came back the next morning with my daughter and we pretty much had the place to ourselves. We were able to get in the prime spot and even got lucky with a boat passing through. It was fairly easy to combine the two shots since they were roughly in the same spot.

Place: 1 out of 40
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Avg (commenters): 8.0000
Avg (participants): 6.1579
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Views since voting: 937
Views during voting: 76
Votes: 35
Comments: 5
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04/24/2018 04:14:15 AM
Congrats! What an awesome shot

Message edited by author 2018-04-24 04:14:39.
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04/23/2018 04:11:38 AM
I never cease to be amazed at the stunning landscapes on this earth. You have captured this in its full splendor. Congrats on the blue.
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04/22/2018 01:51:59 PM
Of course we’ve all seen this subject before but I think This really captures the vast expanse and textures beautifully. . Glad this made the top spot.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
04/21/2018 11:45:13 PM
I'm guessing this is the best time to see it always, another nice image Jen.
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04/20/2018 10:37:25 PM
I took the same picture from exactly the same spot June, 2017. The sun was setting to the right side at about 1:00. I like your shot better. The tones are more even and the color is sharper. Great job.
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