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Tufa Castle

Posted by
Craig McCord (Kansas City, United States) on 28 January 2012 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Tufa formations at Mono lake are great photographic subjects, especially with a dramatic bacground or special light. This late afternoon provided a dramatic sky as the backdrop of this cluster of calcium chloride tufa formation.

Canon EOS 5D 1/6 second F/22.0 ISO 200 105 mm

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Sylvie49 capture image from Anjou - Maine et Loire, France

colors are beautiful.

28 Jan 2012 9:04am

omid from mashhad, Iran

Beautiful colors!

28 Jan 2012 9:20am

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

this is just brilliant! the rock formations are very sharp and well detailed but to capture them with such stunning colours in the background is fantastic! superb work all around!

29 Jan 2012 10:50am

@DarkElf: Thanks DarkElf. This was one of those images in my files I had never really worked with. Not sure how I missed it but glad I found it nonetheless. I was happy with the results. Glad you enjoyed.

franz from Baden, Austria

love the symmetrical compo and the incredible evening colours ...

31 Jan 2012 1:08pm

@franz: Thanks Franz. The symmetry of this formation was one of the things that attracted me in addition to the light.

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

What a spectacular photo!

31 Jan 2012 10:10pm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Stunning image, I'm glad you went back to it :-)

16 Feb 2012 10:50am

@Curly: Thanks Curly. Seems there is always something you can go back to for a fresh look.

Canon EOS 5D
1/6 second
ISO 200
105 mm