ChrisVanLoan
ChrisVanLoan

Mystery Lights in the Nevada Desert

On expedition in Nevada I saw very faint but directional rays of light coming from behind a mountain, which has no civilization behind it facing NE. I set the c...
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On expedition in Nevada I saw very faint but directional rays of light coming from behind a mountain, which has no civilization behind it facing NE. I set the camera up for a long exposure and this is what came out.
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Contest Finalist in Mountain Silhouettes Photo Contest
Contest Finalist in The Extraordinary In The Ordinary Photo Contest
Runner Up in Horizon Photo Contest
Contest Finalist in Horizon Photo Contest
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dondurante
 
dondurante June 11, 2014
STELLAR shot!!! (No Pun Intended) I Love everything about this one, composition, creativity, lighting, everything!
ChrisVanLoan
ChrisVanLoan July 28, 2014
Thanks Don! It was exciting to be there.
ArtQ
 
ArtQ June 12, 2014
Congrats on your finalist award.
running56horses PRO+
 
running56horses June 12, 2014
Awesome shot! Beautiful color and contrast.
Arzhtatiana PRO
 
Arzhtatiana June 14, 2014
A stunning shot! Congratulations!
tanayguha
 
tanayguha June 19, 2014
Can you please give the details of this great shot???
AlanJakarta PRO+
 
AlanJakarta June 19, 2014
Congratulations on being a Runner-up.
ArtQ
 
ArtQ June 20, 2014
Congrats on your Runner-up Award.
jessicakirsh
 
jessicakirsh June 20, 2014
This is stunning!!! Congratulations on your runner-up award!!
ChrisVanLoan
ChrisVanLoan July 28, 2014
Thanks Jessica!
HaliSowle
 
HaliSowle June 20, 2014
Just beautiful! Congratulations.
gondmagdi Premium
 
gondmagdi July 24, 2014
love it !
ChrisVanLoan
 
ChrisVanLoan July 28, 2014
Thanks all for the support!
ritchiedalewheeler
 
ritchiedalewheeler August 25, 2014
One word: MASTERPIECE
valeriemurchie-stolpe
 
valeriemurchie-stolpe November 21, 2014
Excellent
kariwellborn PRO+
 
kariwellborn December 03, 2014
This is stunning to say the least! Congrats.