The Treasury at Petra from the cliffs opposite.

The Treasury at Petra from the cliffs opposite.
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Behind The Lens

I took this shot in April of 2019 on a visit to Petra, Jordan. The image shows the "Treasury" and was taken from a high vantage that required me to climb up a trail to be able to get this shot. Not for anyone that has vertigo as the trail is rocky and narrow and only wide enough for one person at a time.
The shot was taken in late afternoon toward the end of my visit to Petra. In fact, if you looked in the opposite direction you could see the moon rising over the canyon walls.
The late afternoon light with the high canyon walls made for a softer light with more shadows.
The phot was taken with a handheld Sony A7R II and a Sigma 24-105mm lens at 24mm, f/9, ISO400 at 1/60 sec.
The view from being above was so breathtaking that it begged to be photographed. It's such an impressive sight.
Only basic processing was performed in Adobe Lightroom Classic 8.3.1
In my camera bag
The Sony A7R II and Sigma 24-105 is my standard kit when I travel because it offers me the most versatility.
Don't be afraid to go on the less travelled paths as you never know what spectacular sight will await you around the next bend!

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