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Antelope Canyon Sun

How I got this shot was really by luck. As we were wrapping up the photo tour, my guide and I lead the pack and we kinda rushed our way to the mouth of the cany...
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How I got this shot was really by luck. As we were wrapping up the photo tour, my guide and I lead the pack and we kinda rushed our way to the mouth of the canyon. He pointed out a few angles he liked to shoot, but I simply looked up through my sunglasses to see what you see in this shot. I threw my ND filter on and setup the camera for a 3-step bracketed shot - the longest exposure was 10 seconds. The hardest part was setting up the tripod in just the right spot to get the sunbeams peaking out from the top of the canyon.
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9 Comments | Report
MaxSan
 
MaxSan April 15, 2016
Great Lens Flairs !!!
danmiami
danmiami November 18, 2016
Made me smile when I was taking it :)
john_arsenault
 
john_arsenault October 04, 2016
certain compositions of narrow canyons have been photographed to the point of overexposure; happily, this is not one of them! good change of perspective!
danmiami
danmiami November 18, 2016
Thanks for the kind words!
AliAlzuhair
 
AliAlzuhair October 04, 2016
Pretty work!
danmiami
danmiami November 18, 2016
Thanks!
Pupparazzi PRO
 
Pupparazzi October 05, 2016
WOW, Love this Pic
danmiami
danmiami November 18, 2016
Thanks you :)
TexasLifePhotography
 
TexasLifePhotography October 07, 2016
Beautiful! Great Colors!
danmiami
danmiami November 18, 2016
Thanks!
Alwolfe Premium
 
Alwolfe September 19, 2017
Absolutely gorgeous!
Mikelsr PRO+
 
Mikelsr January 19, 2018
Stunning photo! You have a great creative eye.
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-Time-In-Memories- November 18, 2018
Awesome!
BenjaminHornePhotography
 
BenjaminHornePhotography December 20, 2018
Wow, stunning