The Waves

randy dannheim 11/22/2006 2:57:28 PM

Lalit, this is incredible, just incredible. #561239

RC Fritz 11/22/2006 3:06:05 PM

Fantastic Waves! Great image Lalit! #3616827

Janine Russell 11/22/2006 10:26:57 PM

Lalit, excellent detail, lighting and DOF. #3617905

Lalit S. Deshmukh 11/30/2006 1:27:42 PM

Thank you Randy, RC and Janine for looking and commenting on this photo. #3651507

Susan M. Hembree 12/29/2006 10:16:51 AM

Wonderful, eye-leading photo, Lalit. A much deserved finalist! Congratulations! #3752296

Janine Russell 12/29/2006 10:32:12 AM

Lalit, congratulations on your finalist. #3752555

Inge Johnsson 12/29/2006 12:07:24 PM

Congrats! I've never been to Bruneau Dunes, but it looks fantastic. I guess it would be a long drive from Seattle where I live. Really good composition and lighting. #3753455

Kay E. Mahoney 12/29/2006 7:22:57 PM

Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round. #3756416

Cathy M. Gromball 12/29/2006 11:28:03 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Lalit!

Cathy :) #3757772

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This beautiful sea of sand lies again in Scenic Idaho...that offers Deserts like Bruneau Dunes, mountains like Sawtooths, lakes like Pend O'Reilly, Waterfalls like Shoshone Falls and Mesa Falls, craters and lava tubes like in Craters of the moon, farms like palouse.

On a family camping trip, I took a break in the evening to explore the tallest dune (490 ft). I took a diversion as the sun seemed to reach the horizon earlier than I thought. This place lies in the valley and sun sets early here. On the way I watched beetles crawling on the sand, rabbits playing in the bushes, met birds returning to their nests. I also observed and carefully avoided the countless tracks of beetles, coyotes, and rabbits and possibly snakes too. I came to the base of his smaller dune, where I was welcomed by this sea of sand. I was the only surfer there on these waves, along with a couple of bushes like the one I captured here.

I used the 16-35 mm lens on 20D. Tripod as low as possible. Used polarize

Uploaded on 11/22/2006 1:40:57 PM Photo Contest Finalist

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