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Monument Valley
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Zoomdak


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Challenge: Best of 2019 (Standard Editing)
Camera: Canon EOS-5D Mark IV
Lens: Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM
Location: Monument Valley
Date: Apr 29, 2019
Aperture: f/22
ISO: 50
Shutter: 0.6 seconds
Date Uploaded: Jan 16, 2020

A lightning strike in Monument Valley between West Mitten Butte and East Mitten Butte with Merrick Butte on the right. Monument Valley (called Tsť Biiʼ Ndzisgaii in Navajo, meaning valley of rocks) is a cluster of huge sandstone buttes on the Colorado Plateau on the Arizona and Utah border.

Statistics
Place: 1 out of 107
Avg (all users): 7.2895
Avg (participants): 7.2203
Avg (non-participants): 7.5294
Views since voting: 722
Views during voting: 165
Votes: 76
Comments: 19
Favorites: 1 (view)


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02/05/2020 08:19:26 PM
Zoomdak... I remember your amazing beach scenes from ďback in the dayĒ. Iíve been a little in and out lately, but what a treat to see your epic photography again in the top spot! This is heartstopping! Congratulations!
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02/05/2020 12:36:13 PM
Awesome shot and a well deserved blue. Congrats buddy.
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02/05/2020 08:42:46 AM
Congrats on the Blue and this wonderful image.
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02/05/2020 07:51:51 AM
You are braver than me - I would have been hiding under a rock. Superbly captured. Congrats on a superb finish in a pool of amazing photos.
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02/05/2020 07:22:24 AM
Had it in my top 2 (same score) - well done. So, did you use a lightning trigger?
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02/05/2020 06:07:33 AM
Brilliant photo. Wonderful capture. I'm envious of the lightening capture.
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02/05/2020 06:03:59 AM
Wow! Amazing capture. Many congrats on the Blue.
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02/05/2020 04:00:17 AM
Fantastic image. Really special. As I love Lightning myself its all the more special. Getting Blue in this challenge great honour with some quality work of other entries. Well done
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02/05/2020 03:01:30 AM
I want to meet the 5 people who gave this a 5! It is really wonderful. Congratulations !
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02/05/2020 12:41:01 AM
Wow! Congratulations on your blue!!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
02/04/2020 11:57:22 PM
Fabulous shot! Top 3. 10
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02/04/2020 11:29:35 PM
Wow! What a capture. Itís between this and the aurora borealis for the blue.
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02/04/2020 11:07:48 PM
Wonderful entry. Great site, great composition.. the lightning strike gets an extra point.
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02/03/2020 10:08:34 PM
Patience pays off, this is perfect.
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01/30/2020 06:14:13 PM
This is so cool! I love the color and the composition with the two in front and the three in back. Awesome photo.
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01/30/2020 05:34:25 PM
Stroke of luck there. Really nice. Using a lightning trigger?
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01/30/2020 03:52:16 PM
Gorgeous in every way. Well done.
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01/29/2020 12:37:28 PM
Great shoot. Foreground well focused. Good color. And bonus lightning.
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01/29/2020 11:05:20 AM
Impressive!
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