Hoover Dam overlook

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    A view from Hoover Dam, 1/2 in Nevada, and 1/2 in Arizona. I always wondered how the fish avoided getting caught in the electric turbine generators. I found that the water intakes are at the bottom, where no fish are. A super wide-angle lens is the only way to get enought in the frame. (10mm - or 15mm equivalent on a 35mm camera)

    This is a five-shot hdr, further processed with redynamix software.
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    1. Mike Tula 74 months ago | reply

      Superb ... a stunning composition and brilliant treatment!

    2. Lorna Tomes 74 months ago | reply

      What a view! I don't think I would have liked being in the position for taking this photo!

    3. flipkeat 74 months ago | reply

      Great perspective shot..WOW..wonderful to see..Thanks..
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    4. Vaeltaja 74 months ago | reply

      Fantastic capture.

    5. Sean Mantey 74 months ago | reply

      Whoa, an amazing point of view. Scary!

    6. !!WaynePhotoGuy 74 months ago | reply

      I love this place...
      I could explore this for a few weeks....

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    7. sebbram [deleted] 74 months ago | reply

      I love the wide angle !!!

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    9. David Matthew Parker 73 months ago | reply

      I love this! Dizzying perspective and perfect detail in the rocks.

    10. b_schalk 73 months ago | reply

      Great angle and cropping. I really like this one.

    11. Eskite [deleted] 73 months ago | reply

      great view! Nice

    12. yonatanharel 65 months ago | reply

      Amazing picture, looks like it's from another world

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    15. kielman316 60 months ago | reply

      I'm pretty sure that the water flows into the intake towers in Lake Mead in other side of the dam (not in your picture). It then flows through the turbines and empties out the bottom of the dam (in your picture).

    16. Creativity+ Timothy K Hamilton 60 months ago | reply

      You are exactly correct. The intakes are on the other side of the dam. My reference to "at the bottom" would have been better stated as "at the bottom of the intake towers, near the lake bed, below the level where the fish swim".
      My lack of clarity, not lack of understanding.

    17. Teddy Brewster 51 months ago | reply

      It's a long way down...I'm a little freaked out, and I'm not even actually standing there!

    18. Kuzeytac 32 months ago | reply

      Really wonderful!

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    19. Rui Nunеs 28 months ago | reply

      Amazing work!

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