Sunset at Deadvlei

Uploaded: April 10, 2013 16:36:02


Exif: f/2.8, 1/400 second, ISO: 100, Focal Length: 17mm


Usman M. Bajwa level-classic April 11, 2013

Wow, love the light, comp and place, Ken.

UB. #1523387

Ken Koskela April 11, 2013

Thanks, Usman! #10649121

April 22, 2013

Great Wide Angle POV here Ken. The foreground draws the eye to the sky and background.. One of the best compositions I have ever seen here at BP.. #10663751

Ken Koskela April 23, 2013

Thanks very much, Brian! I really appreciate the comments. #10664075

Renee Doyle May 27, 2013

Gorgeous Ken!!! Wonderful capture post processing! Congratulations on this excellent finalist! #10710036

Ken Koskela May 27, 2013

Hi, Renee... and thanks very much for the comment. I loved shooting Deadvlei... if you can get there some time, I highly recommend it. I generally had the place to myself in the early morning and evening. Except for a bunch of mean bees who discovered I was there.

Just returned from my 9 days with Marc Adamus in Pacific NW. Workshop was excellent. #10710255

Ken Smith level-classic May 27, 2013

I'm sure we'll see this again...1st Place not out of the question. I'd love to travel with Marc you got some great shots. I'm headed to northern Oregon coast in a couple of weeks...but with family so not too much opportunity for extreme travel/photography! :-) #10710501

Ken Koskela May 27, 2013

Hi, Ken - Thanks very much. This was my first time shooting in the Pacific NW and first time out with Marc. Oregon coast was amazing. Marc's workshop was incredible... he's an awesome teacher. Be prepared to get very wet if you ever do his Pacific NW workshop.

Hope you have a great time in Oregon.

Ken #10710987

Daniella Puente May 28, 2013

Amazing light and shadows play with some great elements, is a wonderful photo, congrats Ken! #10711971

Mike F. Anderson May 28, 2013

Congratulations on your finalist Ken - beautiful image to study and enjoy! #10712490

Ken Koskela May 28, 2013

Thanks very much, Daniella and Mike! #10712575

Merna L. Nobile June 01, 2013

It is such an honor to be able to congratulate each and every one of you for your winning photographs for the month of April, 2013. Merna Nobile

Ken Koskela June 02, 2013

Thanks, Merna! #10719249

Chris Budny level-deluxe June 21, 2013

A belated congratulations on this terrific Finalist, Ken! #10740692

Ken Koskela June 21, 2013

Thanks, Chris!

I'm guessing you saw Renee's winning shots... .amazing! #10740715

Donna La Mattino Pagakis June 24, 2013

Oh my, this is gorgeous. Great light, colors and composition. Congratulations Ken!!! Wow!!! #10743353

Marilyn Cornwell level-deluxe June 24, 2013

Congratulations on this wonderful POTD! #10743375

Susan D. Royce level-classic June 24, 2013

This is an amazing photo! So glad it was chosen as a POTD, so that more people will see it. Great work, Ken! #10743391

Joy Rector June 24, 2013

congrats on the POTD #10743395

Anita Bower June 24, 2013

Dramatic colors, shapes and composition. Wow! Well done. Congratulations on POTD> #10743400

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic June 24, 2013

Good to see this again, Ken. Belated CONGRATZ on the Finalist and now on the POTD, WTG!!!

UB. #10743408

Rosemary Sampson level-classic June 24, 2013

Extraordinary capture. Love the composition and the colors. Well done! #10743454

Nikki McDonald level-classic June 24, 2013

An amazing look here that I love - half painted, half as God made it if you know what I mean. Gorgeous Finalist and POTD, Ken. Congratulations. #10743471

Nancy Marie Ricketts June 24, 2013

Congratulations, Ken, on your superb POTD! #10743506

Richard M. Waas level-addict June 24, 2013

Ken, I love this image!! Congrats on a well deserved POTD!! #10743525

Maria Coulson June 24, 2013

Ken, congratulations on your POTD. #10743535

Ken Koskela June 24, 2013

Hi, everyone - thanks very much for all the comments on the image. I appreciate it.

Ken #10743597

Martha R. Mazon level-classic June 24, 2013

Fascinating image, Ken! It looks like a painting. Congratulations! #10743612

Nancy L. Green level-classic June 24, 2013

CONGRATULATIONS Ken on this wonderful POTD!!! <>< #10743649

Michele Peterson level-classic June 24, 2013

This is fabulous! Congratulations on your POTD today. Also, enjoyed looking at your website, incredible photos!! #10743650

Chris Budny level-deluxe June 24, 2013

Nice to see this again; congratulations on POTD! #10743697

Ann H. Belus level-deluxe June 24, 2013

Gorgeous capture of light! Congratulations! #10743716

Emile Abbott level-deluxe June 24, 2013

Beautiful sky and silhouettes Ken. Congrats on both finalist and POTD #10743793

Ken Koskela June 24, 2013

Thanks again, everyone! #10744110

Jeanne Maxon June 24, 2013

Where is this amazing place?
Jeanne Maxon #10744185

Catherine Kiel June 24, 2013

I love this shot! Surreal , dramatic, thought provoking. Thank you!

Ken Koskela June 24, 2013

Hi, Jeanne - This is in the Namibian desert, about 6-8 hours drive from the capital city Windhoek. The place is called "Deadvlei".... it's a petrified dead tree forest surrounded by dunes. Definitely an amazing place.


Andre Larose June 25, 2013

Beautiful photography Ken! Amazing scene. Congratulations #10744889

Jeffrey R. Bange June 25, 2013

Outstanding capture Ken and a well deserved POTD. #10745116

Guy D. Biechele level-classic July 02, 2013

So striking and graphic! Amazing image. Congrats! #10754217

Ken Koskela July 03, 2013

Thanks, Andre, Jeffrey and Guy! #10754950

Richard D. Love August 01, 2013

Congratulations, Ken. Wonderful interaction of light and shadows!

Rick #10791931

Ken Koskela August 01, 2013

Thank you, Rick! #10791933

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