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Saguaro Sunset

Posted by
Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 28 November 2011 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Saguaro National Park

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I'll be busy the next few weeks. Commenting will be spotty at best.

Monique from Koh Samui, Thailand

A fantastic photo with the beautiful shapes of that giant cactus against the beautiful sky in the background! They look so familiar, but I only saw them on t.v. :)

28 Nov 2011 5:11am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Beautiful composition withe the silhouette of the cactus and the colors of the sky!

28 Nov 2011 6:36am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Grandisoe ciel en fond quelle bande orangée avec ce cactus sueprbe iamge.

bravo et belle journée

28 Nov 2011 6:46am

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Very beautiful backlight on the background of magnificent sky

28 Nov 2011 6:48am

Riccardo from Rome, Italy

Great backlight!

28 Nov 2011 6:48am

PATRICK from miramas, France


28 Nov 2011 7:20am

Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

Beautiful image!

28 Nov 2011 7:31am

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

what a beauty

28 Nov 2011 7:36am

Veronique from Suisse/France, France

post-card view !! beautiful light

28 Nov 2011 8:05am

Stu from From Scotland | Living in 京都 Kyoto, Japan

A lovely silhouette shot. Love the warm colours.

28 Nov 2011 8:55am

Florence from Paris, France

A very successful postcard dear Steve !

28 Nov 2011 9:01am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

A scintillating silhouetted scene Steve.

28 Nov 2011 9:11am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

No cactus should be without a sunset !

28 Nov 2011 9:23am

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Beautiful sunset in the desert! I love it!

28 Nov 2011 10:13am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Beautiful sentinal against the desert sunset!

28 Nov 2011 10:56am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

WoW! enough said!

28 Nov 2011 11:11am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Wonderful desert landscape.

28 Nov 2011 12:11pm

Mariana M. from Waterloo, Canada

wonderful . again, this plant looks so funny to me ... I mean that finger ... ;)

28 Nov 2011 1:21pm

Williams from East LaHave, Nova Scotia, Canada

Really fine, I like the illuminated foreground.

28 Nov 2011 1:30pm

Marleen from Doesburg, Netherlands

This must be a popular meeting point, not to be missed..;-)))) And enjoying the sunset while waiting isn't too bad either:-) Fantastic view!

28 Nov 2011 3:03pm

Victoria from Sweden

WOW!!! Beautiful photo!

28 Nov 2011 3:07pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Beautifully silhouetted against the setting sun! A beautifully framed and composed shot Steve! Bravo! ;-)

28 Nov 2011 3:22pm

Z from Shanghai, China

Magnificent lights!

28 Nov 2011 3:22pm

António Pires from Lisbon, Portugal

Good silhouette against the sky.

28 Nov 2011 3:32pm

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

Oh just magical Steve! What an unexpected impression and beautiful expression! Enjoy this so much!:-)

28 Nov 2011 4:05pm

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

Mythic image.

28 Nov 2011 4:07pm

Othersideblue from Kerman, Iran

Oh i love this splendid capture !

very nicely framed

28 Nov 2011 7:22pm

franz from Baden, Austria

beautiful shape, striking colors ... perfect dof!

28 Nov 2011 7:43pm

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Magnificent sunset! Splendid.

28 Nov 2011 7:57pm

Dokmateo from Madrid, Spain

Looks like a bad hand sign hehe nevermind =)) a beautiful silhouette shot of this cactus! Thumbs up!

28 Nov 2011 11:59pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

excellent. bravo

29 Nov 2011 12:20am

AMH from Buenos Aires, Argentina

beautiful photo and beautiful sunset, a kiss. Alejandra

29 Nov 2011 1:10am

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

superb silhouette and fantastic colours in the background! very nicely composed shot!

29 Nov 2011 1:13am

Sam from Chennai, India

Fantastic. What a lovely sunset. Great shot. :)

29 Nov 2011 3:03am

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Very beautiful Steve - the silhouette of the cactus against that sky is fantastic! Did you use a grad ND filter for this shot?

29 Nov 2011 3:19am

@Jason Politte: No, it's a five frame hdr.

Mathilde Collot from Fontainebleau, France

Sublimate silhouette in the heart of the fire! Magnificent sunset!!!

29 Nov 2011 7:05am

Diana from United States


30 Nov 2011 2:58am

Retalls de Vida from Barcelona (Catalunya), Spain

preciosa silueta y preciosos colores del cielo

8 Dec 2011 10:29am

elmer from Tours, France

Superbe contrejour, tout simplement.

11 Dec 2011 11:50am

C. Intempor'elle from Paris, France

Nice capture !

28 Feb 2012 3:01pm