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Good morning....
Thank you once again for your votes and comments on my sand dunes and a special thanks to Lynette (Lynniesefforts), Albert (Fentinger), Jukka (Kuvilija) , Carol (Caziwinkles) and Myra (Myrab)....all much appreciated and treasure...
Back into the desert today...another amazing landscape. Really looks like a scene from the moon. Many film companies from around the world come to this desert to make films. One is Mad Max....
Have a nice dayGrinGrin
P.S Apologies if I missed your images yesterday....a full day at the cricket followed by a lengthy dinner out, back to normal todayGrinGrin

Have uploaded V7 for Kim Walton...Grin

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D5300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 G VR
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:23 Feb 2014 - 2:35 PM
Focal Length:23mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.7
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Auto, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Moonscape
Username:ColleenA ColleenA
Uploaded:6 Mar 2014 - 5:22 AM
Tags:Landscape / travel, Namib desert, Namibia
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Votes:91
Voters:gwynn56 · saltireblue · CarolG · cabbie · ugly · Andysnapper · Chinga · Caziwinkles · JohnoP · LynneJoyce · mistere · SUE118 · RonnieAG · Bzox · Lillian · RobertTurley · barbarahirst · ddolfelin · jdinne · Tish1 · Alan_Baseley · Kim Walton · Badgerfred · Fotofunguy · dven · viscostatic · User_Removed · ikett · Mollycat · senn · AnneB50 · NaturesHaven · Jenny-D · richmowil · Len1950 · Trev_B · CaroleS · Nikonuser1 · ali63 · rontear · PhilT2 · pentaxpatty · Irishkate · Lynniesefforts · digital_boi · williamsloan · cheesey · brandish · gary_d · kuvailija · morpheus1955 · EileenH · mikbee · taggart · stuart1963 · fotobee · Cookie_Monster · NDODS · zapar40 · SlowSong · sparrowhawk · lblythe · TrevBatWCC · anglingandyq · kfrances · JuBarney · kathrynlouise · Mike_Young · myrab · gss · GeorgePlatis · evelen · Philip_H · sweetpea62 · EMJAYCEE · Brian65 · Glostopcat · jovanovic · 213hardy · Holmewood · Rock · brian17302 · netta1234 · georgiepoolie · marshfam19 · WhiteRose1 · BIGRY1 · jaktis · SteveMoulding · ubaruch · annettep38 ·
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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 6:11 AM

V.6 gets my vote today, Colleen, a fascinating landscape, well captured. Carol

Andysnapper
Andysnapper Plus Member 7109 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England25 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 6:34 AM

It must be hell for you Colleen, you are living under such awful conditions.....GrinGrinGrin

Another super set of images. I must say that as interesting as it is to see this place I have no thoughts of a visit, much to dry and hot for me, give me a wet old Scottish valley any day. Grin

Andy

Caziwinkles
6 Mar 2014 - 6:57 AM

It certainly does look like something from the moon - and can relate the images to some films too.
Brilliant images.
Shame you were subjected to a lengthy dinners- I would say no next time and have a sandwich!! TongueTongueWink

Carol

Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
6 Mar 2014 - 6:57 AM

Extremely impressive set of images...
Very well composed and a joy to the eye all that desert...
IB

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 7LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 6:58 AM

Amazing landscapes beautifully captured.

ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 3302 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 7:10 AM


Quote: Shame you were subjected to a lengthy dinners- I would say no next time and have a sandwich!! TongueTongueWink
Carol

Yes Carol...it was hellWink......dinner on the beach, a stunning sunset, yachts in the bay, a frozen margarita in hand and yummy prawns....Grin

Last Modified By ColleenA at 6 Mar 2014 - 7:10 AM
mistere
mistere Plus Member 2mistere vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 7:18 AM

Nice set Colleen, can see why it's a favorite place for film makers. "the beach, a stunning sunset, yachts in the bay, a frozen margarita in hand and yummy prawns".... Would be hard to resist. WinkWink

Dave.

SUE118
SUE118 Plus Member 7SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 7:20 AM

My first thought was James Bond in Diamonds are forever, super images.

RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 7:29 AM

You are brought a real taste of desert conditions scenes to our screens with this set, Colleen.
R.

Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 6Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 7:31 AM

Life is so hard!!Wink at least you made the time for the photo shootBlush
and so different and interesting Colleen
has to be V6 for me
Lillian

barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 7barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 7:38 AM

Have no favourites here.
All are special.
So bleak

ddolfelin
ddolfelin Plus Member 372 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 7:42 AM

All that desert and no sheiks!
Looks like a good place not to break down.

Excellent travelogue!

jdinne
jdinne  12 England
6 Mar 2014 - 7:42 AM

Great set Colleen reminds of my trip to the Sharaha, V6 for me love it.

John

Tish1
Tish1 Plus Member 2Tish1 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 7:44 AM

V2 has to be my preference here.

Tish

Kim Walton
Kim Walton Plus Member 11145 forum postsKim Walton vcard United Kingdom30 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 7:46 AM

Really nice set of images , may i suggest a little human input in some of them,a car or person coming into or out of shotWink
A full day of cricket----that would be worse than a one day a month ,on line shop ! Smile

Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 8Badgerfred vcard Wales
6 Mar 2014 - 7:52 AM

Excellent set Colleen,
Fred.

viscostatic
6 Mar 2014 - 8:16 AM

Amazing landscapes and great images Colleen.

Phil.

User_Removed
6 Mar 2014 - 8:26 AM

Yes, it does look like the moon, they are all excellent.

Mollycat
Mollycat Plus Member 2Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 9:00 AM

Wonderful set Colleen. V6 reminds me of the surface of Mars.
Peter GrinGrinGrin

senn
senn Plus Member 4senn vcard Belgium1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 9:01 AM

great landscape captures, .. V6 is my preferred one

AnneB50
AnneB50  3118 forum posts Scotland18 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 9:09 AM

A great set of really dramatic landscapes and as others have said I can see why these locations would be chosen by film makers. I love all of them but the colours in V6 does it for me.

Anne

NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven Plus Member 3281 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 9:16 AM

I know you like travelling...............but how did you get to the moon.................GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

Jenny-D
Jenny-D Plus Member 5Jenny-D vcard United Kingdom
6 Mar 2014 - 9:16 AM

A lovely set of images Colleen, each one very impressive.

Jenny Smile

richmowil
richmowil Plus Member 6307 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 9:20 AM

Cracking set of fine images Colleen!! V1 shines for foreground interest and V6 for colour!! All nice compositions!!

Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 10:10 AM

A great set of images Colleen, v6 and v7 could be Mars. Desolate but beautifulSmile

Cliff

ali63
ali63 Plus Member 3662 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 10:21 AM

Stunning scenery Colleen, lovey images,

Ali GrinGrinGrin

rontear
rontear Plus Member 12rontear vcard England7 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 10:25 AM

Delicate topography Colleeen.
Ron

PhilT2
PhilT2 Plus Member 5130 forum postsPhilT2 vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 10:29 AM

Fabulous landscape to photograph...........V5 is great and my idea of an ambush film scene

pentaxpatty
pentaxpatty Plus Member 2pentaxpatty vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 10:40 AM

Looks like an alien planet, but then I read that it is used by film companies, ,great orange sands and your meal last night sounded great Colleen, made my soup look very lowly GrinGrinGrin V6 looks wonderful

Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom84 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 10:42 AM

An interesting mix of desert images - I especially like V4,5 and 7.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

Lynniesefforts
Lynniesefforts Plus Member 4Lynniesefforts vcard Australia
6 Mar 2014 - 10:56 AM

Such a total contrast to the sand dunes of yesterday !!! Brilliant set Colleen. I'm with Andy though, not on my wish list, a little too remote for me. I would have enjoyed the " afters" though..Grin

Lynette Grin

digital_boi
6 Mar 2014 - 11:10 AM

great set you can see why the film companies like it there

Graham

williamsloan
williamsloan Plus Member 4williamsloan vcard Northern Ireland1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 11:27 AM

superb images V1 for me



billy

brandish
brandish Plus Member 1brandish vcard United Kingdom
6 Mar 2014 - 11:36 AM

Very similar to The Oman as i remember it,great set with no particular favourite,in distinct contrast to my last upload.
Martyn.

gary_d
gary_d Plus Member 7576 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 11:45 AM

A fascinating set, so baron but with its own beauty. - gary

kuvailija
kuvailija Plus Member 3kuvailija vcard Finland
6 Mar 2014 - 11:51 AM

Beautiful moonscapes! V6 for me .GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin Very good contrast between the sky and the mountains! - Must be a very peaceful place . --- Jukka.Smile

Last Modified By kuvailija at 6 Mar 2014 - 11:51 AM
EileenH
EileenH  2 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2014 - 12:54 PM

Lovely set, V6 looks like another PlanetSmile

Eileen

mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 1:19 PM

Rugged and barren indeed Colleen !!
Good set.
Mick.

taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 1:54 PM

Gosh--- the last time I was visiting the moon there were no roads at all, Posh now me thinks!

fotobee
fotobee Plus Member 1fotobee vcard South Africa3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 2:04 PM

Colleen, v6 is the best, I think. Gives the sense of vast isolation you get here. Regards Martin

NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 44245 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom116 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 2:46 PM

Although barren the landscape is beautiful, image six is crammed with the said beauty.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

zapar40
zapar40  566 forum posts Wales5 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 2:52 PM

Superb set.
ant

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 7TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 4:05 PM

It can't be the moon, it's the wrong colour...we all know it's made of cheese!! Grin A great set of desert images, Colleen, does remind me of 'Mad Max'.... Wink
Trev Smile

anglingandyq
anglingandyq Plus Member 2anglingandyq vcard England
6 Mar 2014 - 4:05 PM

A very well captured set Colleen love the textures and tones

kfrances
kfrances  1 United States
6 Mar 2014 - 4:19 PM

All fabulous, V2 and V5 for me....Kathleen

JuBarney
JuBarney Plus Member 4JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 4:23 PM

Amazing landscapes & smart looking moon buggy!
Ju

kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise Plus Member 3421 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 4:30 PM

Wow! A super set Colleen. My favourites are V6 and 7. Just superb GrinGrin

Kathryn

Mike_Young
Mike_Young Plus Member 8Mike_Young vcard United Kingdom9 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 4:38 PM

A great set of a fabulous landscape, I would love to explore it.

myrab
myrab Plus Member 9myrab vcard United Kingdom
6 Mar 2014 - 5:10 PM

More brilliant images Colleen,
How great that you can get to these fabulous places.

Myra

gss
gss  1 Romania1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 5:52 PM

Moon is pretty boring as relief, Earth deserts are instead very attractive (you would not like the Moon relief after seeing the Namib desert ...)
(But if you want to see something you can not never forget, then you should continue your trip to the north for another 8,000 km - search on google images : "Tassili n' Ajjer" and "Ahaggar")
All the set is very interesting, of which emerges, for me pictures number 5 and 6
Silviu

Last Modified By gss at 6 Mar 2014 - 5:53 PM
GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis Plus Member 2GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 6:17 PM

Wonderful images of this desert environment Colleen!
George

evelen
evelen  10 England
6 Mar 2014 - 6:23 PM

excellent images .
eve.Smile

Philip_H
Philip_H  3 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2014 - 6:27 PM

Stunning landscape.

P.

sweetpea62
sweetpea62 Plus Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 6:27 PM

Amazing set of images Colleen..Lin

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 6EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 6:49 PM

In the wilderness - looks so isolated but great images taken.
Joan.

Brian65
Brian65  6 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2014 - 7:32 PM

Great set Colleen, makes me think of Cowboy films.
Brian

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9251 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 9:21 PM

Seven spectacular images of these vast and inhospitable landscapes. You've conveyed the feeling of vast open space, isolation and desolation so superbly

Holmewood
Holmewood Plus Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
6 Mar 2014 - 9:52 PM

Excellent set Colleen. I was just thinking that it looks like something in a film. Just missing the cowboys etc. Just seen Brian's comment! Great minds think alike! Cathy

Last Modified By Holmewood at 6 Mar 2014 - 9:54 PM
brian17302
brian17302 Plus Member 3brian17302 vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 10:15 PM

Wonderful desert landscapes so well captured Colleen

netta1234
netta1234 Plus Member 3252 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 10:47 PM

Another excellent and very interesting setSmile
NettaSmile

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51381 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England146 Constructive Critique Points
7 Mar 2014 - 3:55 PM

Wild and rugged... looks fantastic. For some reason I'm singing "I can see for miles and miles and miles" by the Who Smile

Dave

BIGRY1
BIGRY1 Plus Member 3BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
7 Mar 2014 - 9:45 PM

What a fantastic rugged landscape, great imagesGrin
Ryan

ubaruch
ubaruch Plus Member 2ubaruch vcard Israel
9 Mar 2014 - 5:07 AM

All are superb in my eyes

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