weather-worn sandstone in arches national park


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A sandstone formation in Arches National Park. That’s slickrock right? — I’m no geologist :) I can’t quire remember how big this was but it looks like it would be sweet mountain biking if it wasn’t a national park.

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  • it seems you managed to capture a bird flying through it also.. very nice b&w capture.. :)

  • Love the smooth surface of these interesting rock formations. Excellent B&W processing to bring out the contrasts and details here. I too like the bird flying through, great capture.

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  • Shutter speed: 1/800 sec
  • Focal length: 7400 mm
  • Aperture: f/4.0


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