Patterns On A Dune 2

© Thomas E. Hinds

Patterns On A Dune 2

Uploaded: April 12, 2009 08:37:36


White Sands National Monument, Southern NM

Exif: F Number: 16, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/800 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 26.00 mm, Model: NIKON D90


Stefania Barbier level-addict April 20, 2009

how spectacular.... makes me want to break all those perfect wind made patterns by rolling down the sand hill!!! #1116216

Thomas E. Hinds April 20, 2009

Stephania: How funny! Thank you! And I concur! That is another joy of these dunes. To play, to play! #7424090

Tammy Espino April 20, 2009

Stunning capture!! This is a winner for sure :) #7425299

Matteo Colombo April 22, 2009

Great image Thomas! #7429902

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic April 23, 2009

Thomas, this looks beautiful.

Usman. #7442323

Thomas E. Hinds April 23, 2009

Thank you Usman and Matteo. Your comments are truly appreciated! T. #7442510

Jorgen Jensen April 27, 2009

This is indeed a great capture Thomas.
Great composition. #7454527

Ellen Powell May 01, 2009

Wonderful, Thomas. Now I get more you liking the gill pattern of my mushroom. #7474638

Thomas E. Hinds May 02, 2009

How funny Ellen! Thank you! #7476236

Aimee S. McMaster May 02, 2009

...what a beauty Thomas...Aimee #7476486

Thomas E. Hinds May 02, 2009

Thank you Aimee! #7477483

Alan L. Borror May 04, 2009

Fantastic landscape image, Thomas! #7484210

Thomas E. Hinds May 04, 2009

Thanks, Alan! Much appreciated. #7484442

Renee Doyle level-classic May 05, 2009

Beautiful design and textures Thomas!!! Excellent b/w presentation!!! #7489713

Thomas E. Hinds May 05, 2009

Very much thanks, Renee! #7489766

Renata Gusciora May 08, 2009

Fantastic image,almost surreal,Thomas! #7499533

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton May 08, 2009

Wow!! This is a really, really cool image! #7500338

Thomas E. Hinds May 09, 2009

Thank you, Phillipe! #7503102

Thomas E. Hinds May 09, 2009

Thanks to Renata as well! #7503107

Songbird Cline level-classic May 24, 2009

wow, this is awesome!! #7552938

Lynne Morris level-classic May 26, 2009

Wow Thomas this is awesome and a very worthy finalist, Huge Congratulations! #7560280

Randy A. Baumhover May 26, 2009

Congrats on a beautiful image. I'll get there someday. RB #7561905

Ellen Powell May 26, 2009

WTG, Thomas! Well deserved! #7562008

Eugenio Diaz May 26, 2009

Congratulations on your AMAZING Finalist…Well done!
Good Luck in the next Round!!!

Thomas E. Hinds May 26, 2009

Thanks to everyone. Love all of your work! And Ellen, I really thought we'd see your wonderful mushroom in the mix! (It is so great!) #7564321

Barbara Waldoch level-classic May 26, 2009

Congratulations on your beautiful Finalist, Thomas! #7564350

Debra R. Harder May 26, 2009

Truly beautiful, Thomas! Congratulations on your excellent finalist! Deb #7564454

Thomas E. Hinds May 27, 2009

Thank you, Barbara and Debra! You each are so very creative and each deserve your finalists! #7565863

Gary Lange May 28, 2009

Many congrats here!! #7570884

Stephen S. Maguire May 28, 2009

Excellent image!!! Congrats!!!! #7574196

Thomas E. Hinds May 28, 2009

Thank you very much, Gary and Stephen! #7574289

Patti Coblentz May 31, 2009

Congratulations, Thomas...this is quite an image!
Patti #7581837

Stephen Zacker June 16, 2009

Like the light and shadows. Congratulations #7636737

Thomas E. Hinds June 16, 2009

Thanks, Stephen! #7637930

Patricia Ronan June 17, 2009

Fantastic capture of these beautiful sand patterns, belated congrats on your finalist:) #7641162

Thomas E. Hinds June 17, 2009

Thank you, Patricia. Much appreciated! #7641488

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic June 29, 2009

Belated Congrats. Thomas!

UB. #7691548

Thomas E. Hinds June 30, 2009

Thanks so much, Usman #7692466

Becky J. Parkinson level-deluxe July 21, 2009

Congratulations, Thomas, on this wonderful finalist! The sand design and composition are perfect! #7764789

Thomas E. Hinds July 21, 2009

Thank you, Becky! #7765619

Kerry W. Willis September 07, 2009

Awesome Artistic image.. wonderful composition. ALL JOY! #7923433

Thomas E. Hinds September 07, 2009

Thanks for the visit, Kerry! #7923568

Rod Partington September 19, 2009

This is such a wonderful photo,from the exposure to the composition.Fantastic image here,Thomas! #7956680

Thomas E. Hinds September 20, 2009

Thanks, Rod, much appreciated! #7959580

Christine Lobsinger level-classic February 14, 2010

Such beautiful patterns by Mother Nature.. your angle with light/shadow makes for a WINNER..
I read everyone's comments above... I agree.. Congrats to you Thomas on an OUTSTANDING - WORLD LANDSCAPE IMAGE... a Spectacular Finalist..WTG!!!

Now, for an question: HOW ON EARTH DID YOU MAKE THIS SHOT... I mean where did you stand? I've never seen sand like this before.. except I believe in your's and Deb H. images.. I would love to know are you standing in them... or up above on different land... lol..

Smiling #8381325

Thomas E. Hinds February 14, 2010

Chris: Thank you very much for the visit and comment! White Sands is an amazing place. The sand is the whitest sand in the world and very light. Wind makes those patterns and one has to find places where no one has stepped on the patterns to get an unspoiled shot. Photographers take their shots from within the dunes. I hike almost every time I go and find seclusion somewhere. It is a magical place. Hope you can get there one day! Tom #8382439

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