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"Seclusion" | Alqueva, Portugal

"When the conflicting elements in an image captivate us and capture our full attention, as if our desire to exist...
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"Seclusion" | Alqueva, Portugal

"When the conflicting elements in an image captivate us and capture our full attention, as if our desire to exist in a different world remained stronger then everything else. Unfortunately, this tree did not survive, but it's fascinating to think that this landscape could make natural sense".

José Ramos © http://www.joseramos.com

Shot in the gorgeous Alqueva, in Alentejo (Portugal). Alqueva is one of the largest dams in Europe, finished in 2002. An environmentally polemic construction, which generated a lot of heated discussions, as well as fantastic landscapes...

Technical info:
Sony a77 + Sigma 10-20mm
30 second long exposure
f14
ISO 100
7 stop Hitech Pro Stop IRND filter
3 stop Reverse ND Grad Hitech filter
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