PESO - Pinnacles Non-Pano

John Coyle jcoyle at powerup.com.au
Wed Oct 14 22:31:01 EDT 2009


Brian's excellent shots of the Pinnacles reminded me of similar formations
in Egypt's White Desert, west of Cairo, so called because it is a vast
limestone bed which has been heavily eroded over the millennia.  Difference
here is that the erosion has left many of the formations top-heavy, as in
the second shot.  Some of them are as much as 10 metres high, others so
small you can step over them.  

http://members.iinet.net.au/~jcoyle@powerup.com.au/Desert1.jpg

http://members.iinet.net.au/~jcoyle@powerup.com.au/Desert2.jpg

Techie stuff - *ist-D, Pentax DA 16-45, 200ASA, #1 at 1/1000 f5.6, #2 at
1/750 f5.6, early morning light (EXIF data courtesy John's ScanTags
utility).
Like Brian, I would love to go back and spend more time in varying light
conditions to do the area justice.

John in Brisbane


-----Original Message-----
From: pdml-bounces at pdml.net [mailto:pdml-bounces at pdml.net] On Behalf Of
Brian Walters
Sent: Thursday, 15 October 2009 10:01 AM
To: Pentax-Discuss Mail List
Subject: RE: PESO - Pinnacles Non-Pano

G'day all

Thanks to everyone who looked and/or commented.  Most seemed to think
this one was better than the earlier pano I posted and I agree.  I'd
love to go back and spend a lot more time there.

<SNIP>





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