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janper44



Registered: December 2009
Posts: 3,623
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Every time I see this image I'm reminded of the drive that took me from northern Nevada through Oregon and then on into northern California ending up in Crescent City along the Pacific Ocean. I drove this highway several times mostly east to west at varying times of the year and I was always struck by the sparsely populated nature of the country but at the same time the sense of peacefulness and stark beauty of the rugged landscape.


This picture was taken after turning east from Denio Junction, Nevada and having entered the Sheldon National Antelope Range.


The drive up towards the Oregon border takes one through the Pueblo Mountains with some rather hair rising settings along the highway.


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CS3 shadow/highlight (25,0,100)
CS5 color balance (midtones 0,30,0)


Canon EOS 650
Canon 50mm


Kodachrome 64


Time... autumn in the early 1990s.
· Date: Tue June 27, 2017 · Views: 115 ·
Keywords: northern Nevada, Sheldon National Antelope Range, Highway 140
Camera Make / Model: Canon EOS 650
Lens Make / Focal Length: Canon 50mm
Filter /Type Used: Cokin (?)
Flash / Type Used: n/a
Event e.g. Grand prix, Birthday,Sunrise: travel
State / County / Area Image Taken: nw Nevada
Country Image Taken
United States of America
Processing Software Applications Used
CS3, CS5

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Diane

Registered: February 2009
Posts: 1,933
Tue June 27, 2017 4:19am

That drive is now on my bucket list. Love the rugged and unspoiled nature of the area in your photo. The sun kissing the distant city and mountains as well as the dried grasses in the forefront give a sense of depth and draw me in.
olddingo

Registered: November 2008
Posts: 2,740
Sat July 1, 2017 8:30am

Nice work Jan, a painterly effect,
David

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