Nature's Cathedral

© Thomas E. Hinds

Nature's Cathedral

Uploaded: July 06, 2011


A little different presentation from prior postings from me of Shiprock Peak in NW New Mexico. Shot near sunrise in winter.

Exif: F Number: 7.1, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 25/100000 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 800, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 165.00 mm, Model: NIKON D40


Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe July 06, 2011

Beautiful comp. and warm tones, Tom. #1391001

Thomas E. Hinds July 06, 2011

Thanks so much, Tammy, for your visits! #9512514

Val Feldman level-deluxe July 07, 2011

What a magnificent piece of eons of time and the elements at work here, must tower over the landscape and bet it can be seen for miles. Your treatment of the warm earth tones of NM is perfect for this! (Hope you're doing fine and the fires are still miles away from your area...I feel for all living things in the way of those still raging fires, tho. Hoping La Nina releases it's hold on the SW soon! - Take care, my friend!) #9513392

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict July 07, 2011

Gorgeous image, Tom! It's a fav!

Debby #9514718

Thomas E. Hinds July 07, 2011

Thanks you very much, Val, and Debby! I am greatly flattered by your words! I'm so glad you like this image of Shiprock Peak! I so admire both of your galleries' images and have for a long time! And, yes Val, this peak does tower over the high flatlands and can be seen for over fifty miles away (maybe even more like eighty miles away)! There is an almost palpable mystical quality to the area. It is a sacred place to the Native Americans on whose reservation the peak exists. Something different emanates from the area... some kind of vibe. I can't really explain... #9514771

Eivor Kuchta July 10, 2011

I thought you had taken this during fire season, but I see it's from winter. Wonderful image, Thomas! I like the mystic feeling and the colors. #9520267

Thomas E. Hinds July 10, 2011

Thanks so much, Eivor! I appreciate your visit. #9521107

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe August 25, 2011

Congrats again, Tom. #9627789

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict August 25, 2011

So glad to see this get a Finalist award, Tom!

Congrats and best wishes,
Debby #9627850

Merna L. Nobile August 25, 2011

Great photographers are not great because of their technique; they are great because of their passion.
Congratulations for your achievement, August, 25, 2011. Merna

Stefania Barbier level-addict August 25, 2011

it's a beauty... huge congrats!!! #9629100

Carol Eade level-addict August 25, 2011

Beautiful tones and comp, Thomas, another congrats! #9629778

Val Feldman level-deluxe August 25, 2011

Good are just reapin' them in, Tom! And why not - all of them are incredible images!! So happy for you! Congratulations on your wonderful month and all the best on all 3 (!!!! :) :) in the upcoming round! #9629969

Becky J. Parkinson level-deluxe August 25, 2011

This is an amazing image, Thomas! I love it - colors, composition, and that amazing rock subject!! Nice work! #9630763

Thomas E. Hinds August 26, 2011

Thank you, Tammy, Debby, Merna, Stefania, Carol, Val, and Becky! Thanks a bunch for your visits and kind words! #9632278

Nikki McDonald level-classic August 26, 2011

A gorgeous finalist, Tom. The light, clarity and detail are all stunning. Congratulations on this and your other finalists and best of luck in the next round. #9632663

Eivor Kuchta August 26, 2011

You did really well this month with all your finalists, Thomas! Congratulations again! #9633279

Patti Coblentz August 26, 2011

Clap clap clapping...WTG, my friend! Yet another amazing finalist...this one I had put my bets on. Congratulations!! #9633699

Thomas E. Hinds August 26, 2011

Thank you, Nikki, Eivor, and Patti, for all the nice words! #9635180

Tad Bowman level-classic August 26, 2011

Nice image Thomas. I love this rock/peak. I hope I can make it there to see it sometime. #9635754

Thomas E. Hinds August 27, 2011

Thanks very much, Tad! You will love the look of it should you get there. You probably know where it is, not far from the four corners, south of Shiprock a few miles. Knowing your work, you'll capture a spectacular image of it. Morning is better overall, though looking from the west is really different as well. Thanks again! #9636672

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe August 27, 2011

Congratulations Thomas on the Finalist! Wonderful capture of a beautiful place.....Cheers! #9636674

Thomas E. Hinds August 27, 2011

Thanks, Patricia! It is great to hear from you! Hope all is well! I think you've mentioned you've been to Shiprock Peak before, if I'm not wrong(?). #9636688

Patrick Rouzes August 28, 2011

AMAZING, Thomas! Congratulations, my friend! #9638477

Thomas E. Hinds August 28, 2011

Thanks very much, Patrick! #9639422

Debra R. Harder August 29, 2011

WOW...this is so impressive, Tom! Absolutely BEAUTIFUL! Huge congratulations on another OUTSTANDING finalist! Deb #9641161

Thomas E. Hinds August 30, 2011

Thanks so much, Deb! #9642037

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