Dead Vlei
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gskger




Location: Bochum DE
Posts: 124
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The Dead Vlei is a dry clay and sand pan ("vlei") near the Sossusvlei. The intense colours - blue sky, orange sand dunes and beige ground - and the over 500 years old dead skeleton trees form a surreal scenery.


Nikon D200 with AF-S VR 18-200 @ 55mm, ISO 400, 1/640s, 1:8, panorama @ 5 pictures, original 7026 x 2342, jpg @ 80%
· Date: Sun 2-August-2009 · Views: 1715 · Filesize: 36.6KB, 283.9KB · Dimensions: 1024 x 341 ·
Rating: ********** 10.00
Keywords: Namibia, Dead Vlei, Tree
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Tavi

Winner of a Best of Nikonians Annual Photo Contest


Location: Timisoara RO
Posts: 6
Fri 07-August-2009 06:43

Very interesting image!Thanks!
kevinqchen


Location: CA US
Tue 17-November-2009 10:44 Rating: 10 

Very nice and clean picture with a sharp color contrast between the desert and the tree trunk and the hill in the back. Great shot!