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Arch

By genebalun
Maybe one of the most photographed natural landmarks in the country. There must have been 50 photographers and spectators on the same ridge overlooking Delicate Arch and almost everyone was yelling at people to move out of the way for fear their capture would be tainted by human presence. I chose to include the people posing to have their picture taken at the base of the arch. I think their presence provides scale and connects the viewer with the scene. What do you think?

Tags: Landscape and travel Portraits and people

Voters: Meheecho, AnneWorner, rontear and 13 more


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Comments


rontear Plus
12 8 7 England
15 Jan 2013 4:18PM
Perfect scale Gene. Fantastic landscape !!
Ron.

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gajewski Plus
11 10 9 United States
15 Jan 2013 4:46PM
Gene, I'm glad you left the person in there. I'm sure that people who only know Delicate Arch from photos would otherwise not have a sense of scale.
-=\Walter
Alda Plus
3 64 29 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2013 4:50PM
I like the person there - I had no idea how huge it is!!!Grin
Excellent!!!!!!!!!!!
JNC
JuBarney Plus
4 10 3 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2013 5:41PM
Super landscape shot & I agree its good having the people there for FG interest. What amazing scenery.
Ju
SteveNZ 7 4 5 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2013 6:28PM
Absolutely needs people in this pic - it's the only way we can instantly realise its immense size. Great shot.
CharlieW7 3 1 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2013 7:47PM
It's huge! Would never have realised without the person stood there. Good thinking and great pic too Smile

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