First light at King's Canyon

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Comments (9)

Syl de Canada on October 13, 2007

Hello Marilyn Beautiful one, I like the natural frame. It is good to see you back! Cheers Syl

Ryan Calhoun on October 13, 2007

This is very beautiful, with the light striking on the side of the rock face. I love how it glows orange! What a reward for being here so early. Cheers, Ryan

Tamás Borbély on October 14, 2007

You took a photo of it in very good light, Marilyn !Very beautiful!Greetings, Tamás

Marilyn Whiteley on October 14, 2007

Thank you, Syl, Ryan, and Tamás. I'm not by nature an early riser, but we were well rewarded for our efforts that morning! Greetings, Marilyn

AlexMatos on October 14, 2007

This is a nother beauty Marilyn.

The first morning light always gives us some nice colours...I like this a lot.

Cheers, Alex

Marilyn Whiteley on October 14, 2007

Thanks, Alex. I'm old enough to remember the little instruction sheet that came inside each box with the roll of colour film. It warned you against taking pictures the first two hours after sunrise and the last two hours before sunset. Think how much less interesting Panoramio would be if everybody followed that advice!!! Cheers, Marilyn

Marilyn Whiteley on October 18, 2007

Thanks, John, for your very good description! Cheers, Marilyn

Margrit Berger on July 23, 2008

Marilyn, excellent photo, beautiful composition! I love the light on the red rock, the tree with its branches and twigs as a frame, forming an arch and counterpoint to the solid rock! Y*! I love it!

Marilyn Whiteley on July 23, 2008

Heartfelt thanks, May, for finding this! I am enjoying the barns and lakes of Wisconsin right now, but it is so good to be reminded of the vivid colours and very different sights of the Australian outback! I took a fair number of pictures as the early morning light hit the rocks here, but this was my favourite for just the reason you state. Special thanks for the Y*. Very best wishes, Marilyn

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on October 13, 2007
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Marilyn Whiteley
    • Camera: OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP. SP550UZ
    • Taken on 2007/09/09 16:59:36
    • Exposure: 0.010s (1/100)
    • Focal Length: 5.55mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO50
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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