29 | November
"2000 ft"
General: 5:20 PM on 11/19/05 | Canon 20D
Technical: 1/60sec | f/3.5 | 18mm (29mm) | ISO-400
Lens: EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6
Exposure Mode: Av (Aperture Priority)
Exposure Bias: +0
Flash: No

Another one from the Superstition hike. The cliff face on the other side of the tripod is about a 2000 ft drop. I guess it wouldn't matter if you fell 100 ft or 2000 ft, you would be a gonner. This angle makes it look slightly closer to the edge than it really was, though it was still plenty close. This isn't the best photograph, but it does give you an erie feeling. I still have a few left from this series, but I might start posting Sedona photos soon.

categories: desert landscape nature

Thoughts of: Chantal
November 29th, 2005 at 6:53 AM

Where did the photographer go?

Thoughts of: Nik
November 29th, 2005 at 11:45 AM

*hyperventalates* Nice lighting, but for goodness sake back away from the edge!!!!

Thoughts of: Deb
November 29th, 2005 at 1:11 PM

Nik...I felt the same way as you when I saw this...a nice shot but lets hope the photographer doesn't get too into his cliff shots...we'd like to continue to enjoy his photography *grin*

Thoughts of: Liz
November 29th, 2005 at 5:24 PM

Tripod's in a pretty precarious spot. :D I like the buildings in the distance; give's a real feel for how far down the drop is.

Thoughts of: Tristan
November 30th, 2005 at 12:11 AM

Nice depth in this one. And I like the tripod for perspective.

Speaking of which, I've been looking at getting a tripod. Any suggestions?

AND check your blog comments! I've been waiting for ages.

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