Broken: Erosion of the sandstone

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The rocks that make up Antelope Canyon are the petrified remains of prehistoric sand dunes formed by erosion of the sandstone by flash flooding.

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WPC: Broken

Weekly Photo Challenge: Broken

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WPC: Broken

Cee’s Fun Foto Pair and Stacy’s ABF

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While taking my morning walk along the Austin Lake, I saw this young couple sitting by the lake enjoying a quiet moment; no smart phone or an iPad, but having a book there…

Visit Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Pair for more fabulous photos!

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The AB Friday is here!

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 Cropped the photo, adjusted the exposure and the white tone, and increased dark tone, then converted it into black and white and adjusted the lighting. Done in the Lightroom. Voila!

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Stacy has made a number of instruction videos showing us how she transforms digital photos step by step. I have learned so much from her. Thank you, Stacy! This Friday, she is teaching us how to use the LR 6/CC and Nik Color Efex Pro.  Take a look

Click HERE to view some creative AB works. Emilio is back! :)

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Happy Friday!

5 Photos 5 Stories: The Canyon Walls (#1)

Thank you to Raewyn who invited me to take part of the 5 photos 5 stories challenge.

It really is impossible to capture the immense view of the Grand Canyon through my humble lens. So I decided join the sunset tour to shot a few sunset scenes. The first thing that Larry, our tours guide, emphasized was the size of the canyon–277 miles (446 km) long, up to 18 miles (29 km) wide.

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When we were waiting for sunset, Larry pointed to the canyon walls, then told a story that made me laugh the rest of the trip:

     “Last time, when I said to my tour group that the canyon wall is a mile deep down to the bottom, one of the guys responded, ‘Wow! Canada is right over that wall.’ “

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If you are living in another continent, you might wonder. The Grand Canyon is located in Arizona which shares a border with Mexico. Fyi, the distance between Canada and Mexico is 903.33 miles (1453.77 kilometers), according to disween.com.

Please visit Raewyn’s Decocraftsdigicrafts blog to view her fabulous photos.

If you are have stories and photos to share, Feel free to join us. :)

One poem and One Photo

A Prayer in Spring Poem

Oh, give us pleasure in the flowers to-day;
And give us not to think so far away
As the uncertain harvest; keep us here
All simply in the springing of the year.

~Robert Frost

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 Thank you for visiting! Happy Tuesday :)

 

 

Mobile Photography and Mundane #7

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The above photo was taken with iPhone 6, processed through the apps. See Sally D’s Mobile Photography Challenge: Black and White.

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Submitting this one to the Mundane Monday Challenge #7. “…find beauty in everyday mundane things, capture the beauty.” This challenge has changed the way I see mundane things through my lens. The above photo was taken with iPhone while we were traveling. If you would like to join, click HERE.

Thank you for visiting! :)

Enveloped: Antelope Canyon

Antelope Canyon is located on Navajo land east of Page, Arizona.

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