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Ghost rain hangs from a retreating storm cloud over the mountains of the Namib Rand as last light crawls up the highest peaks in the area. This specific shot was taken on Excelsior and it looks onto the plains of Dina.

The Namib Rand conservancy is a private nature reserve that is formed by a collection of consolidated farms that have been bought from farmers by people who use it simply to enjoy nature. Most of the fences on these farms have been taken down, allowing the wildlife of the area free movement between the desert wilderness and these farms that provide plentiful grazing after the summer rains.

In a world that is primarily just being destroyed and harvested for personal benefit, it's good to see nature conservation on such a scale being done completely privately.

5D II, 24-70mm, CPL filter, Lee 0.6 hard grad

Namib Rand, Namibia

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Philluppus Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2015   General Artist
such wonderfull view, and stunning capture,
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Featured: [Link]  :sun:
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John-Peter Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Hello! :wave:
You has been Featured in my Journal The Spirit of Trees!
Have a nice Day! :)
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MaX-DooM Featured By Owner May 30, 2013
Stunning work as always my man.
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AnthonyJa Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Beautiful lights
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augenweide Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
your beautiful work is featured in my new journal...[link]
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Lionsong Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Your amazing photography has been featured here: [link] Please do :+fav: if you enjoy it! :heart:
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j-ouroboros Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2012   Photographer
This is stunning. Wow.
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FaerieBert Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
That is beautiful...:aww:
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XanaduPhotography Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2012
Your beautiful art has inspired this feature [link]
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LuanaRPhotography Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2012  Student Photographer
You have been featured here [link]. Have a nice day <3
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Annabelle-Chabert Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2012   Photographer
What a fantastic sky upon such a great place :faint:
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tourofnature Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Amazing what you can capture when you can wait out the light, keep up the quality man, world class photography here.
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white-white Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2012
:+fav:
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dominique-merot Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2012
Fantastic
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BrightStar2 Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2012
wonderful view...capture, composition....Beautiful
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danUK86 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012   General Artist
incredible!
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parallel-pam Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012   Photographer
A terrific landscape. Were you standing on a hilltop or rooftop?
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serel Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
This is wonderful. Not only the landscape itself is impressive but light and colours too.
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NicolinaPhotography Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012
outstanding!!
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steppeland Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012   Photographer
Awesome landscape! Great shot! :clap:
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CaLisTac Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
beautiful shot!
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Romylyn Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012
Beautiful landscape!
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Meema Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Nicely done.
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deshy07 Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Stunning picture.
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Solau Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
There is definitely something to be said about seeing plains land surrounded by mountains, all of which are laced with beautiful lighting. This picture is wonderful!
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Kaslito Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012  Professional General Artist
Such a beautiful landscape!
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STONECASTLE311 Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012
just beautiful
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layperson Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012
nice:)
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BigBlueSkyFotos Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
as if I were standing there to see it... marvelous!
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eien-no-musouka Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012
Beautiful shot.
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Alembic-Lynx Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012  Professional Photographer
beautiful huugi !!!
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hokeywolfe Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012
Beautiful!
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Nystuen Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Wonderful! :heart:
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Fuyu-no-sakura Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Amazing picture. I'm speechless...and I love how you never overprocess your photographs like some people do.
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Redelinghuys Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012  Professional Photographer
Pierneef mountains, nice.
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kinzerkinz Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012   Photographer
absolutely beautiful shot! I usually don't like pictures without a lot of contrast and that much light, but this is really beautiful.
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JanPusdrowski Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012  Student Photographer
nice light!
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