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Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes: Cropped

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366 megapixels! A very high resolution, large-format VAST photo print of Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes in Death Valley National Park; landscape photograph created by Greg Probst in California

Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes: Cropped

366 MEGAPIXEL VAST PHOTO
Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, Death Valley National Park, California

Death Valley is a very large and diverse desert park in eastern California and one of my favorite locations in the park is the ever changing Mesquite Flat sand dunes. As beautiful as the dunes are they are also incredibly challenging to photograph; with high temperatures, wind blowing fine grain sand and an ever growing number of visitors.
On the morning I made this image the dunes were relatively clean of footprints and it was a race against the rising sun. Its only a little over a half mile walk from the parking area to this location but I had forgotten how slow it is to walk in sand and that I needed to be wary of my own footprints. I didn't want to ruin my own image by having them in the frame.
The beautiful flowing lines of the sand and the soft shadows of the pre-sunrise light create some of the most alluring options to work with, so much so that composing an image can be a real challenge. The shadows were changing so fast that I was afraid that from the first frame to the last that the shadows wouldn't line up. I feel fortunate they did and I'm very happy with the results.

Date & TimeApril 14, 2021:  6:23am - 6:27am
LocationMesquite Flat Sand Dunes, Death Valley National Park, California
Coordinates36.615100, -117.131100
Focal Length135mm
Aperturef.11
Shutter1/25
ISO125
Num of Exposures30

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Total Pixels365,588,824 px
Width30,274 px
Height12,076 px
Aspect Ratio2.51 : 1
Date & TimeApril 14, 2021:  6:23am - 6:27am
LocationMesquite Flat Sand Dunes, Death Valley National Park, California
Coordinates36.615100, -117.131100
Focal Length135mm
Aperturef.11
Shutter1/25
ISO125
Num of Exposures30

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