Hoces del Duraton
Hoces del Rio Duraton (the Duraton Canyon) at sunset. Near Sepulveda, Segovia Province, in central Spain.
I was hoping for these clouds to really set on fire, but within minutes of taking this shot they had completely gone. Good reason to go back again! There is an important vulture colony breeding in the canyon walls on the left side of the frame (apparently Spain's largest), and huge birds fly within literally a few meters of the visitors to this exposed spot, it was amazing to hear the wind in their wings as they fly by.
Canon 5D Mkii, EF17-40L@23mm
18 sec at ƒ/10
Manfrotto 190CXPRO3 Carbon Fibre Tripod 494RC2 ballhead
Three stacked Soft-NDG 0.3 + 0.6 + 0.9, angled along the line of the right-hand cliff top (Lee filter)
Thanks for looking!