Fallen Sentinel the death of a giant Saguaro

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Fallen Sentinel the death of a giant Saguaro

Uploaded: September 22, 2007


This dried skelton today only weighs a few pounds. Once supported over a ton of living cactus for hundreds of years. aperture = f/11, shutter = .04 Sec, lens = EFS 10-22 @10mm, location = I-10 and Hwy 387 near Casa Grande, AZ. Sunrise.


Robert R. Goodman September 23, 2007

That is a stunning composition my friend.Even in death it makes a beautiful image.The reason it's so pristine,Randy.That's Indian land.Great capture!!!!! #745435

randy dannheim September 23, 2007

Thanks Robert. #4835016

Ronald F. Fischer September 27, 2007

Very well seen and captured! #4853174

randy dannheim September 27, 2007

Thank you Ronald. #4853841

John Connolly October 01, 2007

This is an exceptional presentation, Randy! I am very impressed with all your desert shots, they are like a breath of fresh air! #4870825

randy dannheim October 01, 2007

Thank you John for you kind comments. #4870904

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