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photo contest slideshow
Golden Gate Bridge Brightens the Night
Techo
Green heron appears on the way out of the park
A Marbled Orb Weaver at Night
Baby lodgepole pines emerging from winter's snow in Yellowstone National Park.
Snow-covered Rocky Mountains tower above a freshly-plowed wheat field.
Leading Lines of Color on a Dirt Road to Infintiy
A time of Reflection
Lovely Lady in Red
XinJiang People life
Grind
The textures of the Great Sand Dunes
Navigating the blue ice of Lake Haiyaha
Sun Ray Through the Waves of the National Portrait Gallery
DC Row house Architecture
The Great Falls of the DMV
Williamsburg Governor’s Palace on a cloudy day
A Dead Head A Good But Bad Find
Marching King Penguins
Fire Flower
Yellow Hen
Old Wagon Wheels
Flower
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
The textures of the Great Sand Dunes

The sand dunes become rich with patterns and textures as the sun sets, making them beautifully photogenic. Many people would be tempted to take it all in with one shot, however there are many beautiful individual compositions to be had within one expansive scene. I always strive to photograph iconic landscapes with the goal of walking away with a unique photograph, one that isn’t a dime a dozen.

TAGS: Colorado, Desert, Dunes, Great, Nps100, Sand, Texture

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Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America
Member since 2018
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© Ben Strauss.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 03.2018
Total Views: 187
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: May 3, 2018, 2:02 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS REBEL T4i
Focal Length: 250mm
Shutter Speed: 1/59
Aperture: f16
ISO: ISO100
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