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Big Bend Sunrises

Unread postby Juanito200 » Sat Aug 02, 2014 11:44 pm

The kids and I arrived at Big Bend late in the afternoon, after the stores there closed, and we were low on ice.. I set out early in the morning to the store that opened first, some 40 miles from our campground to get ice for our food... It was very hazy, and the light beckoned me, so I brought my camera along, and took a few shots along the way.
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Re: Big Bend Sunrises

Unread postby bakubo » Sun Aug 03, 2014 1:43 am

Juanito200 wrote:I set out early in the morning to the store that opened first, some 40 miles from our campground to get ice for our food.


Those are very nice.

By the way, how is camping at Big Bend in August? I was on a backpacking trip there for 3 days/2 nights in March 2005 and it was in the high 90s then. Very hot.

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Re: Big Bend Sunrises

Unread postby Juanito200 » Sun Aug 03, 2014 2:17 am

Thanks Henry... It was pretty warm, upper '80s and lower '90s.. We had one day of rain, and it was a bit cooler then, but a lot more humid.. Ugh..

It was a 40 mile drive... I should have made that clear...

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Re: Big Bend Sunrises

Unread postby sury » Sun Aug 03, 2014 4:17 am

Very nice sunrises. That looks like a hot day looking at the first one.

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Re: Big Bend Sunrises

Unread postby the_hefay » Mon Aug 11, 2014 6:20 am

John, I really like the layered look of the hills from the haze.
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Re: Big Bend Sunrises

Unread postby Kalainen » Tue Aug 12, 2014 1:32 pm

Oh, these are just perfect shots!! Loving especially the first and second because of their graphical 2d nature. The third one reveals a little too much shape, but it's awesome shot as well. Very nice and different from usual sunset and other sun pictures. :-)

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Re: Big Bend Sunrises

Unread postby Juanito200 » Sat Aug 16, 2014 10:33 pm

Thanks everybody! These were some of my favorites from the trip. My one regret on these shots is that I didn't do a pre-trip inspection of my camera.. It took me a long time in PP to get rid of all the spots in the photos.. :oops: :evil:
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Re: Big Bend Sunrises

Unread postby Pitter » Sun Nov 09, 2014 3:18 am

Those are stunning views. Really good captures and excellent compositions. I love that area. I spent some time in Terlingua near Study Butte years ago.
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Re: Big Bend Sunrises

Unread postby Birma » Sun Nov 09, 2014 11:49 pm

Fabulous light and layers of the hills - great stuff John. The drive was worth it even without the ice :) .
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