Monica's Sunset

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    I met Monica on the top of Profile Rock while a group of use were waiting for the sunset. Here is she is just as the sun met the horizon. She did not know I was taking this shot. Hope she likes it!
    History of Profile Rock:

    "Profile Rock, also known as the Old Man of Joshua's Mountain, is a 50-foot high granite rock formation located in Freetown, Massachusetts just outside Assonet village and near the Freetown State Forest.

    Native Americans believe it to be the image of the Wampanoag Chief, Massasoit. The Wampanoags occupied the region of present-day Rhode Island and Massachusetts bounded by Narragansett Bay to the west and the Atlantic Ocean to the east. Chief Massasoit was friendly to the early Pilgrim settlers, but his son, Philip, is the namesake of King Philip’s War (1675) between the Wampanoags (sometimes referred to as the Pokanoket) and the English, which resulted in the tribe’s ruin.

    Joshua’s Mountain was named after Joshua Tisdale who was the first to settle near the site. The mountain was privately owned for several years by former Freetown Selectman, Ben Evans, who sold the mountain to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to be used as a state park tourist attraction. Massachusetts has done little to promote the attraction, however, and the site has been vandalized with graffiti."

    Bas Tadema, _Rabiacreadora_, Bongiozzo, and 5 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Bas Tadema 36 months ago | reply

      You are on a roll.

    2. _Rabiacreadora_ 36 months ago | reply

      Que buena captura, detalle color, buena obra ( me la llevo a mis favoritos)

    3. Katmandue 36 months ago | reply

      Really nice. How many shots did you use?

    4. Frank C. Grace (Trig Photography) 36 months ago | reply

      Thanks! This was done with 4 shots. I used +2, 0, -2, and -4 EVs.

    5. Katmandue 36 months ago | reply

      Thanks for the information. Very nice capture.

    6. Jim Purcell 36 months ago | reply

      This photo is stunning!

    7. Gianluca Gallarini 36 months ago | reply

      really beautiful.....

    8. Jack_01041990 36 months ago | reply


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