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Cathedral Rock Reflections


Posted by E.J. Peiker on Tue Jan 08, 2019 6:30 am

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Cathedral Rock - Coconino National Forest, Arizona
GFX-50S, 32-64MM @ 53mm (~42mm FF equiv.), ISO 100, f/8, 1s


It is very rare that we have major precipitation followed by an afternoon clearing with no wind in Arizona. That was the exact forecast yesterday so I took a chance and made the 5 hour round trip drive for a sunset shoot at a spot near Sedona that I have been wanting to photograph under these conditions for several years. The water that Cathedral Rock is reflected in only exists when those exact conditions occur and it must be calm to get the reflection. To get some nice pink wispy clouds 10 minutes after sunset made it even better than I had hoped...

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by SantaFeJoe on Tue Jan 08, 2019 7:37 am
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In the words of Colonel John “Hannibal” Smith, “I love it when a plan comes together”!!! I bet the ride home was on a satisfying high! Nice job, E. J.

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by Tom Whelan on Tue Jan 08, 2019 6:34 pm
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Beautiful light and image - must have been exciting to get these conditions after waiting so long.
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by John Labrenz on Tue Jan 08, 2019 10:50 pm
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Oh my...dream shot!
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by Peter Ireland on Thu Jan 10, 2019 12:07 pm
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Everything comes together very nicely. A stunner of an image!
 

by Carol Clarke on Fri Jan 11, 2019 4:48 pm
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Stunningly beautiful! So well worth the wait and the effort. Absolutely love this!

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by Ed Cordes on Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:34 pm
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Stunning!!
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by Craig Lipski on Tue Jan 15, 2019 8:04 am
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Wow! Just wow!
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