John White's Ladder- Carlsbad Cavern

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© Renee Cettie
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UploadedSeptember 9, 2008
TakenAugust 31, 2008
MakeCanon
ModelCanon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XS
Exposure1/60 sec at f/4.5
FlashCompulsory Flash
Focal Length34 mm
ISO400
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This ladder was built by the 16 year old young man that discovered the cavern. Built in 1924, it was used during a 6 month exploration and survey sponsored by the National Geograophic Society. The wire ladder descends 90 feet into Lower Cave.

In the story Buried theme photos.

23 responses

  • Dhanny P

    Dhanny P (Deleted) said (8 Sep 2008):

    Renee, I really really like this shot. Good Capture!!

  • Tammy Espino

    Tammy Espino gave props (8 Sep 2008):

    Stunning capture~ :)

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (8 Sep 2008):

    Good capture.

  • James Wei

    James Wei   gave props (9 Sep 2008):

    Wonderful shot in deed!

  • Karen K Smith

    Karen K Smith gave props (9 Sep 2008):

    Great composition...awesome photo!

  • Catherine Kurvink

    Catherine Kurvink gave props (9 Sep 2008):

    Renee, this is a very evocative photograph. The color is wonderful.

  • Ralph Komives

    Ralph Komives (Deleted) gave props (10 Sep 2008):

    This photo is so wonderful mysterious, great color and texture, an outstanding photograph.

  • Vladan Djordjevic

    Vladan Djordjevic gave props (11 Sep 2008):

    great image.

  • Vidyavati Chandan

    Vidyavati Chandan (Deleted) gave props (16 Sep 2008):

    very nice

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (16 Sep 2008):

    Wonderful shot. I love the colors and textures.

  • d s

    d s gave props (30 Sep 2008):

    love the crisp textures!

  • Eric Finster

    Eric Finster (Deleted) gave props (6 Oct 2008):

    nice shot! My wife and I were going to stop there on our way back from Texas but it was decided to be too far out of the way...maybe next time

  • Leanna Lomanski

    Leanna Lomanski gave props (12 Oct 2008):

    Well captured -- love the texture and tones....

  • Mal Stewart

    Mal Stewart gave props (18 Nov 2008):

    Hey Renee, is this at the Carlsbad Beach in Calif. Please excuse my ignorance (and I havent even "Googled it" but I am totally curious as I have been there twice and have never heard of the place. I stayed at South Carlsbad State Beach............I would have killed to see this place if it's the same area. Great image and it instills mystery and imagination instantly. Love it.

  • Bentzion Elisha

    Bentzion Elisha gave props (13 Jul 2009):

    beautiful!

  • stuart s

    stuart s gave props (5 Sep 2009):

    Not sure now I missed this one but the comp is really cool and the story brings it to life.

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (8 Sep 2009):

    This is simple and artistic. Pretty earth tones make a wonderful background for the ladder. A great entry. voting.

  • Leonardo Regnier

    Leonardo Regnier gave props (10 Sep 2009):

    Very interesting picture.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (16 Sep 2009):

    Oh YEAH! Rad!

  • Joe Schaf

    Joe Schaf   gave props (11 Oct 2009):

    Great Capture! Voted: "YEAH!"

  • Russ Wills

    Russ Wills gave props (12 Mar 2010):

    Amazing shot!

  • MindTheStep

    MindTheStep gave props (28 Oct 2011):

    interesting, nice capture!

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