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Mountains

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 5 September 2011 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Mountains captured in Nevada while en route to Red Rock Canyon.

Photo captured June 19, 2011.

NIKON D7000 1/250 second F/8.0 ISO 110 135 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Roman from Thiersee, Austria

I love those shots of the endless long roads in the US.
beautifully captured.

5 Sep 2011 5:45am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

The call of the open road . . and what a destination !

5 Sep 2011 6:51am

Mirjam from Kyiv, Ukraine

wonderful open roads ...

5 Sep 2011 7:26am

Hans ter Horst from Ruislip, United Kingdom

Nice, I am wondering if a UV filter would have helped removing the blue colour cast in the distance, but I like the photo overall a lot. I've been to Red Rock Canyon and the Valley of Fire myself when I was in Las Vegas last. Aren't those amazing locations?

5 Sep 2011 8:02am

@Hans ter Horst: Indeed they are, but the tours sometimes didn't seem to provide enough time in the parks. I agree about the UV filter, but I had just purchased the D7000 camera the day before leaving for my trip, so I didn't have any filters yet. :-(

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Good crisp shot Steven, I like the layers of different material shown in those mountains as well as the long stretch of the road.

5 Sep 2011 8:47am

Florence from Paris, France

Wild and huge space ! I didn't visit Nevada while I was in the US. I guess it's a very nice setting, when you love nature.

5 Sep 2011 9:24am

Kala from United States

Wonderful sense of vastness on the open road.

5 Sep 2011 10:52am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

The endless highway - excellent!

5 Sep 2011 11:32am

Mariana M. from Waterloo, Canada

wonderful scene . love this angle and road so wide in foreground ...

5 Sep 2011 11:56am

klausz from Kustein, Austria

this wideness is so fantastic, i think only able to find in the us! this scenery is defintitely that, what freedom stood for! great landscape!!!!!

5 Sep 2011 11:56am

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Everything to like is here in this frame. Wonderful space exuding, and nuances throughout the mountain range.

5 Sep 2011 2:38pm

Ralf Kesper from Attendorn, Germany

Born to be wild.... time to saddle a harley.

5 Sep 2011 4:39pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Beautiful shot! I love how the mountains out there just rise up out of nowhere!

5 Sep 2011 5:27pm

franz from Baden, Austria

great perspective and leading line, very attractive "desert" colors!

5 Sep 2011 8:14pm

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Gorgeous - love that road leading toward the mountains!

5 Sep 2011 9:54pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

excellent leading lines. i like the slight downhill

5 Sep 2011 10:55pm

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

fantastic composition and DOF! i love such scenes with the road leading the viewer in very nicely!

6 Sep 2011 2:22am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

That road leads the eye to the beautiful mountains.

7 Sep 2011 12:00am

MadScientist from Düsseldorf, Germany

Some big country here! Sensational photo, almost an experience.

7 Sep 2011 5:50pm

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

Outstanding. Very nicely done.

8 Sep 2011 12:09am