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We woke up at around 4 in the morning in order to make it in time to Deadvlei before sunrise. I was down on the clay soil already preparing my shots mentally when the sun peaked above the dunes surrounding Deadvlei. It was a beautiful yet eerie spectacle. It was as if the back-lit dead trees against the sand dunes were giving us a glimpse of a not so distant apocalyptic future. The land was dry and the trees were all dead. These dark thoughts lasted only a few seconds until I fully realized how beautiful it all was. The beauty of nature even in its own death.

TAGS: Backlit, Beauty, Black And White, Namibia, Sunrise

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Paris, France
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© Michel Zoghzoghi.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2014
Total Views: 14
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 24, 2014, 3:20 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS-1D X
Focal Length: 70mm
Shutter Speed: 1/250
Aperture: f14
ISO: ISO160
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