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Sculpted by Water and Time
Sculpted by Water and Time
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Challenge: Water III (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Nikon D200
Lens: Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II
Location: Stephens Gap, Scottsboro, AL, US
Date: Apr 12, 2008
Galleries: Landscape
Date Uploaded: Apr 13, 2008

This is a shot I took on a caving trip this weekend to Stephens Gap in Scottsboro Alabama. This is an AMAZING cave with a nearly 200 foot vertical entrance with a waterfall cascading down through it. This is looking toward the entrance from further back in the cave. This is an HDR composition of several frames. I don't expect this to score especially well because it is ever so slightly out of focus and rather dark and drab. It is in a hole in the ground, after all. :-) Oh, and the composition could use some work too. :-)

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Statistics
Place: 27 out of 207
Avg (all users): 6.4278
Avg (commenters): 7.3333
Avg (participants): 5.9552
Avg (non-participants): 6.7080
Views since voting: 1285
Views during voting: 338
Votes: 180
Comments: 8
Favorites: 2 (view)


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04/21/2008 10:41:15 AM
Wow! This is amazing! I would love to go there someday. I think this should definitely be in the top 5 or 10 minimum!

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
04/19/2008 10:33:06 AM
Great color, detail and composition. This is one of those shots that really invites me in to look around.
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04/19/2008 07:18:49 AM
Wow, this place looks amazing. Well captured too! I need to revisit this image and see where it is taken.
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04/18/2008 04:12:51 PM
Nice shot
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04/18/2008 04:53:02 AM
Fascinating setting...
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04/16/2008 07:46:44 PM
this is so peaceful and serene. The man in the middle helps give the depth of this cave perspective.
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04/15/2008 05:36:18 PM
spatially involving - great stuff
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04/14/2008 02:02:40 AM
whoah! At first I thought this was light, but then noticed the waterfalls. This is so cool! Great job
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