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Canyon de Chelly - Spider Rock


Canyon de Chelly - Spider Rock
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Copyright: Philippe Baudet (phibau) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 40 W: 1 N: 93] (601)
Genre: Landscapes
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012
Categories: Mountain
Camera: Pentax ME Super, Pentax SMC A 24mm f/2.8
Exposure: f/1
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-02-20 14:17
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Favorites: 1 [view]
Points: 18
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [French]
Canyon de Chelly is classified as "National Monument", it is situated in the heart of a Navajo reservation.
The cliffs are made of sandstone and reach 300 m in places. Spider Rock is this extraordinary 229 m high double spire , where the Navajo mythology places the residence of "Grandmother Spider", the creator of the world.

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Hi Philippe,
what an interesting place this is! Incredible formations of rocks. Amazing colours and composition.
Thanks for sharing,
Maciek

你好
照的很雄偉 也很清楚
尤其是有雲遮光的山也很漂亮
有一種翠綠 也有一種蒼鬱的綠
看起來很美
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STONE

Hi Philippe
beautiful wide angle picture with nice colors somehow remembering good old slides
tfs
Tom

Hallo Philippe
I just love this scenery with its wide open space and beautiful cliffs. I am sure the fresh air that you breath there is awesome. Thanks for sharing this National Monument. Best regards.
Anna

Hello Philippe,

Hope you are well. This is a classic shot of this wonderful rock formation. I remember it when I first saw it in a famous Hollywood western movie of 1969 called Mackenna's Gold, starring Gregory Peck and others.Your vantage point is excellent and the view is indeed breathtaking.
Thanks a lot for sharing....take care ....warm regards/Abid

Amazing place Philippe! Beautiful photo with good composition, wonderful lighting and good sharpness.
Regards,
Christodoulos

Hello Philippe,
An excellent picture with fine details and lovely natural colours. Very beautiful the point of view. Very magic moment
regards,
Paolo

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2013-02-22 4:50]

Bonjour Philippe,
Une vue très spectaculaire sur ce magnifique paysage, si spécial que l'on comprend aisément qu'il est devenu un lieu mythique pour les Indiens Navajos. Il y a quelques membres de TN qui sont très interessés par la question des Indiens d'Amérique (Steven Warnstaff, Bon Shannon, les deux se situant cependant au NO des USA). Avec mes meilleures salutations
Anne

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  • Tina Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 60 W: 0 N: 132] (1427)
  • [2013-03-06 11:39]

Hello Philippe,
Incredible beautiful landscape ! beautifully captured !the POV is outstanding ! TFS Tina

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