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Fleeting Light by hougaard Fleeting Light by hougaard
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After shooting sunrise in Deadvlei on this morning, I arrived at a flooded Tsaucheb river crossing where everyone was impatiently waiting for the water to subside. After about two hours of waiting I decided to head back to the 4x2 parking lot, have lunch and wait for afternoon light to arrive. I had my lunch, a nap, some coffee and I got back in the car and headed back to the dune 45 area. There were heavy rains fast approaching from the East, so I decided to scout these pans just outside the 4x2 parking lot for a bit. The sun broke through the clouds and illuminated the scene in warm afternoon light for about two minutes. I folded out the tripod, put the camera on and attached the filter system as fast as I could with hands shaking from excitement. I got this shot and as I tried to compose one closer to the ground the light was gone...

Tsaucheb Valley Dunes, Namib Naukluft Park, Namibia

5D II
Zeiss 18mm
No filters

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Tigles1Artistry Apr 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
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This is a fantastic landscape shot. Brilliantly done!
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I'm risking to sound like stuck parrot, but yes, it is a lovely contrast indeed.

I enjoyed it muchly! :)
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your wonderful work is featured in my new journal...[link]
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You are amazing. This is beyond words.
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SharonLeggDigitalArt Nov 22, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
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The lighting is absolutely STUNNING! Wonderful luck and skill.
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WOW - I love this picture
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