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Passage of a Memory

Spending my last morning in Death Valley alone in the flats of Cottonball Basin was one of the most magical moments of my life. Not another soul visible for mil...
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Spending my last morning in Death Valley alone in the flats of Cottonball Basin was one of the most magical moments of my life. Not another soul visible for miles, it was just me, my camera, a surreal scene, and the opportunity to reflect on where my life had been, and where it was headed.

Five shots, composited. Three exposed for the ground, and stacked focus, one exposed and focused for the mountains, and one to capture the movement of the clouds.

Cottonball Basin, Death Valley
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Contest Finalist in Black And White With Long Exposures Photo Contest
Contest Finalist in Social Exposure Photo Contest Vol 16
Peer Award
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Superb Composition
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Outstanding Creativity
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Magnificent Capture
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Superior Skill
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Virtuoso
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Top ClassTM

Monochrome Visions Photo ContestTop 10 class
Beauty In The Clouds Photo ContestTop 10 class
Black And White Compositions Photo Contest Vol 4Top 10 class
Black And White Compositions Photo Contest Vol 4Top 10 class week 2
Black And White Compositions Photo Contest Vol 4Top 10 class week 1
Looks Mysterious Photo ContestTop 10 class
Looks Mysterious Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
Creative Landscapes Photo Contest vol2Top 10 class
Creative Landscapes Photo Contest vol2Top 10 class week 2
Compositions 101 Photo Contest vol6Top 10 class
Creative Landscapes Photo Contest vol2Top 20 class week 1
Black And White With Long Exposures Photo ContestTop 10 class
Creative Reality Photo ContestTop 20 class
Creative Reality Photo ContestTop 20 class week 1
Composing With Circles Photo ContestTop 20 class
Composing With Circles Photo ContestTop 20 class week 1
Landscapes And Sand Photo ContestTop 10 class
Landscapes And Sand Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
Black And White Compositions Photo Contest vol3Top 10 class
Black And White Compositions Photo Contest vol3Top 10 class week 1
The Moving Clouds Photo ContestTop 20 class
The Moving Clouds Photo ContestTop 20 class month 1
The Moving Clouds Photo ContestTop 10 class week 3
The Moving Clouds Photo ContestTop 10 class week 2
The Moving Clouds Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
Covers Photo Contest Vol 47Top 30 class
Covers Photo Contest Vol 47Top 20 class week 1
Unique Locations Photo ContestTop 10 class
Social Exposure Photo Contest Vol 16Top 20 class
Social Exposure Photo Contest Vol 16Top 10 class week 1
Monthly Pro Photo Contest Vol 41Top 30 class
Monthly Pro Photo Contest Vol 41Top 20 class week 1

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speterson6 PRO+
 
speterson6 June 22, 2018
Beautiful and very dramatic image of Death Valley. This image really captures the feel of the area.
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DavidMBuckwalter June 24, 2018
Thank you, kindly!
StefCarle
 
StefCarle October 02, 2018
Really nice long exposure 💯
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DavidMBuckwalter October 09, 2018
Thank you!