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Dune Walkers

By teambergie  
While visiting the Mesquite Dunes in Death Valley National Park, California, I ventured out towards the highest dune to capture the shadows created by the setting sun. The previous day had been very windy so most of the footprints made by the other visitors had been blown away. As I watched the shadows advancing, these 2 hikers came into view from the right side of the image. Thinking they had "bombed" my photo op, I watched as they neared the crest of the dune; looking at it now, the two hikers actually add a focus point to the image. Thanks, guys!

Tags: Landscape Places National parks Death valley Mesquite dunes Landscape and travel

Voters: PranavMishra, Hermanus, ColleenA and 19 more

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PranavMishra 9 52 18 India
18 Jan 2016 4:44AM
fantastic..
ColleenA Plus
9 502 8 Australia
18 Jan 2016 5:41AM
Yes the hikers do add a sense of scale to the image as well as being perfectly placed...I love the colours and layers of the mountains...a magnificent shot
PhilT2 Plus
12 589 34 England
18 Jan 2016 9:13AM
Agree totally with Colleen.............excellent picture
BillRookery 6 2 4 England
18 Jan 2016 2:39PM
Wonderful image
DavesWork 8 1 United Kingdom
18 Jan 2016 4:47PM
Beautifully moody composition.
David

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