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Lights Last Kiss, Mesquite Dunes, Death Valley National Park

****better on black****


Got a call from a great guy and great photographer a couple days ago about hitting up Lake Tahoe and Yosemite and it crushed me to not be able to go. I’ve been working double time at work as the year draws to an end and I had to shoot a senior and family portrait last night that just couldn’t be rescheduled.

Since I couldn’t head out to shoot, I figured I’d drop back into my spring break trip and pull out another shot. Sort of a …virtual… mental photo trip of sorts. Couple computer freezes (stupid macbook pro) later and here we have it. I hope you enjoy. I like the highlights on the dune ridges. Cheers


–jared r.


Canon 5DMKII

Canon 16-35mm @ 28mm

Iso 160


1.5 sec

Singh-Ray 2 stop SE GND

Singh-Ray 3 stop RE GND


Raw files handled in Lightroom

Final adjustments (luminosity/dust) in Photoshop CS5

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Taken on April 20, 2011