Rays of Hope

© Reynaldo D. Reyes

Rays of Hope

Uploaded: April 29, 2015 12:39:40 | Entered: April 29, 2015 12:39:40


Upper Antelope Canyon, Page, Arizona. Taken this with a flimsy tripod, hence the softness due to camera shake. It pays to have a very sturdy tripod for low light. Added rays of light for DD entry


John Connolly April 29, 2015

Your lightweight tripod produced a remarkable effect Reynaldo! I have a rugged sturdy Manfrotto one from my video days. Thewre are some marvelous tones here, and excellent DD work! Well done! #1616208

Jeff Sielski April 29, 2015

Beautiful capture Reynaldo!! Take a look the Gitzo or Oben tripods the carbon fiber ones are
excellent also the Ballhead that you may be using needs to be a more heavy duty, Kirk Ent. has excellent ones also RSS as well and the use of the Kirk L Brackets are always great to use. #11294345

Reynaldo D. Reyes April 29, 2015

Thanks John and Jeff. I've always lusted for the really good tripods but I find that even with the lightweights ones, even the carbon fiber . they're not too kind to my back, a sign of age creeping up on me. I would love the manfrotto, or the Gitzo's with excellent balll heads and quick release, Jeff. Maybe I'll just have to bring a portable dolly along to take away the strain from my aching back. LOL! thank you so much for the visit, it is greatly appreciated. #11294408

frank w. degenhardt April 29, 2015

Regardless of the tripod and the shakes, you managed to save the shot and got some beautiful results with the extra DD work. Love the earth tone colors and the various layers that represent time in years. Gorgeous look my friend. #11294477

Joy E. Cobb April 30, 2015

Great work, Reynaldo. The rays of light look very natural. Fantastic colors. #11294668

Patrick Rouzes April 30, 2015

Love the tones, colors, textures & the magical rays of light. Beautiful image, Reynaldo.

Cindy Bendush level-classic April 30, 2015

These canyons are stunning - great color, light and presentation! #11294989

isabel C. Zepeda level-classic May 01, 2015 1

A wonderful picture the lighting is amezing and I don't think you are that old lol
Ysa #11295166

Reynaldo D. Reyes May 01, 2015

Thank you Frank, Patrick, Cindy and Ysa for the kind words and compliments. LOL! Ysa, you're right, I'm not that old. I just complain a lot like old people. LOL! Just kidding. #11295184

Reynaldo D. Reyes May 01, 2015

For got to mention and thank you Joy, thanks for gracing my gallery. #11295185

Tiia Vissak May 01, 2015

a wonderful capture! #11295251

Reynaldo D. Reyes May 01, 2015

Thank you Tiia for the visit and compliments. #11295347

Terry Cervi level-classic May 01, 2015

What stunning work, Reynaldo!! #11295444

Avril Young May 02, 2015

Awesome capture ...such a wonderful effect.. #11295523

Nancy L. Green level-classic May 06, 2015

I love the wonderful lighting, tones and textures, WTG!! <>< #11297627

Mary K. Robison May 08, 2015

If you hadn't admitted it, Rey, I doubt anyone would have guessed the rays were dropped in via the DDR. This is another beautiful capture, despite your misgivings re: your tripod. I received a very nice tripod from a relative not long ago, but something has loosened the platform (or whatever it's called), and I could match you sore back for sore back trying to tighten the blankety-blank thing, raising and lowering the legs, etc...If I ever win the lottery, I'll be looking for one of those tripods that Jeff and you mentioned. But, to repeat: this shot is beautiful, camera shake and all!! #11298484

Ellen Hodges May 11, 2015

Absolutely stunning, Rey! Hope to see lots of Gold on this fabulous capture!!! Huge WOW! #11300615

Ellen Hodges May 20, 2015

Sooooo very glad to see this beauty as a SFav, Rey!! #11305294

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