The Land Before Time – Michael Kittell   8 comments

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The Land Before Time - Michael Kittell

The Land Before Time – Michael Kittell

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Enter Michael

I have been a photographer for a number of years, and have only recently started to do so professionally. I’m an alpine climber, so most of my work focuses on mountains, climbing, and climbing culture.

Sometimes you just get lucky. I was recently on a photography trip to the Palouse Country in Washington State. I was photographing some flowers in the evening light, when I turned around for a moment and saw this outrageous (and ephemeral) scene… the shadow of Steptoe Butte was stretching miles long under the dying thunderheads, and a rainbow was touching down. Unbelievable.

Nothing was added or removed. Only rather slight changes made to contrast, exposure, and saturation.

Camera: Canon 5D Mark II
Lens: Canon 16-35 f/2.8 L
Settings: 1/30 sec, f/10, ISO 250

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  2. Hi Charlie and Tom,
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  3. amazing photography, i like a lot, in free time You can check my phography blog as well :)

  4. This image would be amazing without the rainbow but its addition makes it all the more amazing!

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  6. Wonderful photos with very suitable title!
    Love them all!

  7. Your quick response to this serependipitous situation makes for a stupendous photograph!

  8. The first element I noticed was the triangular shadow. I immediately thought of the Great Pyramid of Giza. Then I looked closer and saw there was vegetation and not desert sand. The shadow draws the eye into the photo.

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