Sands of Time

Equipment Info
NIKON D850
14mm / f/16 / 1/100 sec. / ISO 200
State/Province/Region
Arizona
Nearest Area
North Coyote Buttes
Town
Kanab
Brief Directions

Visiting The Wave requires a cross-country hike of over 3 miles from the Wire Pass Trailhead on House Rock Road, near Kanab, Utah. Only 20 hiking permits, awarded by lottery, are issued for each day by the Bureau of Land Management.

Notes

For maximum control over contrast and detail, three exposures were captured one stop apart. After adjustment in Adobe Lightroom, a High Dynamic Range (HDR) master was created in Photomatix. That result was converted to black and white in Silver Efex 2.

Description

Striated layers of Navajo sandstone undulate under erosive forces, gradually uncovering rock formed in the Jurassic Period, 150 to 190 million years ago.

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Date Added
December 26, 2020
Date Taken
September 22, 2020