Dreams and Solace

by Fahd
Uploaded 4 Aug 2009 — 64 favorites
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© Fahd
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Photo Info
UploadedAugust 4, 2009
TakenMay 29, 2009
ModelCanon EOS 40D
Exposure1/500 sec at f/14
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length40 mm

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79 responses

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (4 Aug 2009):

    How abslolutely fabulous! VOTE!

  • ina:botao

    ina:botao (Deleted) said (5 Aug 2009):

    stunning! voted

  • Magda Spurek

    Magda Spurek said (5 Aug 2009):

    WOW! Love this! got my vote.

  • Ray Kenn

    Ray Kenn gave props (5 Aug 2009):

    Impressive shot, well done!

  • Erika Pisu

    Erika Pisu gave props (5 Aug 2009):

    great shot!

  • Aaron Mythen

    Aaron Mythen gave props (5 Aug 2009):

    Nice entry voted :)

  • Darla Smedley

    Darla Smedley gave props (6 Aug 2009):

    Reminds us how small we are. fabulous

  • Valérie Desrochers

    Valérie Desrochers said (6 Aug 2009):

    wow that's a beautifull place

  • Fawne DeRosia

    Fawne DeRosia gave props (6 Aug 2009):


  • Camille Javal

    Camille Javal gave props (6 Aug 2009):

    It makes me want to reach out and touch it!

  • Alexander Bussey

    Alexander Bussey gave props (7 Aug 2009):

    cool shot.

  • Joerg Fritz

    Joerg Fritz gave props (7 Aug 2009):

    Great composition and color!

  • Kale Friesen

    Kale Friesen said (7 Aug 2009):

    Amazing location

  • Ib Corneliussen Nielsen

    Ib Corneliussen Nielsen gave props (7 Aug 2009):

    Great landscape photo

  • Victoria Tatum

    Victoria Tatum gave props (7 Aug 2009):

    wow, this is stunning!

  • Murtuza Boxwalla

    Murtuza Boxwalla (Deleted) said (7 Aug 2009):

    out of this world!

  • Gregory Mencotti

    Gregory Mencotti gave props (7 Aug 2009):

    Outstanding! My vote.

  • David McCrillis

    David McCrillis gave props (7 Aug 2009):


  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (9 Aug 2009):

    Spectacular landscape, love the swirls and peaks reminds me of meringue mixture, it looks such an isolated spot it's amazing to see the figure, truly love this..

  • chika aryani

    chika aryani gave props (9 Aug 2009):

    VOTED, absolutely stunning..

  • Rebecca Sheehan

    Rebecca Sheehan gave props (10 Aug 2009):

    what a great shot! voted!

  • Jeff Clark

    Jeff Clark gave props (10 Aug 2009):

    WOW! So cool, voted!

  • Carl Kuntze

    Carl Kuntze gave props (10 Aug 2009):

    Almost monochromatic, it really doesn't suit the theme. I like it, however.

  • Katie Damien

    Katie Damien gave props (10 Aug 2009):

    I love the anonymity in all your photos

  • fox

    fox gave props (10 Aug 2009):

    +1 more yeah. though IMHO its World of Tomorrow... after some bad global war or disaster

  • Fahd

    Fahd said (10 Aug 2009):

    Thank you all! @fox: I completely agree with you! That didn't even occur to me...

  • Sean-Michael Gettys

    Sean-Michael Gettys gave props (10 Aug 2009):

    amazing and otherworldly

  • NiteRunner

    NiteRunner gave props (10 Aug 2009):

    Amazing image....great location and I love the tiny figure.

  • Cathy Cale

    Cathy Cale gave props (10 Aug 2009):

    Superb work!!

  • Lucas Carroll

    Lucas Carroll gave props (10 Aug 2009):

    this could have been submitted to color! I would have voted yes for either category.

  • Sarah Storer

    Sarah Storer gave props (11 Aug 2009):

    How insignificant we are in this wolrd... a startling capture.

  • Mirla Hernandez

    Mirla Hernandez gave props (12 Aug 2009):

    great perspective!! love colors!! just plain... love it!!

  • ! Ù­ ĶîŘîàŊ ©

    ! ٭ ĶîŘîàŊ © said (13 Aug 2009):

    WOW! I love this photo! The motion the sand displays is simply magestic

  • Christopher Harland

    Christopher Harland gave props (14 Aug 2009):

    Ina is right. Stunning. Love it.

  • Prasanna Kundu

    Prasanna Kundu gave props (14 Aug 2009):

    Yeah!!! It rocks!

  • Sherry Stone

    Sherry Stone gave props (14 Aug 2009):

    This is breathtaking!! Enlarge and hang it on the wall...Wonderful photo. My vote.

  • Sandy Tyler

    Sandy Tyler (Deleted) gave props (17 Aug 2009):

    Very cool image!! Voted!!

  • Kapil Shrotriya

    Kapil Shrotriya said (17 Aug 2009):

    awesome....what a shot !

  • Lynda Jeffers

    Lynda Jeffers (Deleted) gave props (17 Aug 2009):

    This is brilliant!

  • Peggy Maguire

    Peggy Maguire (Deleted) said (17 Aug 2009):


  • Ikhlef A.

    Ikhlef A. said (17 Aug 2009):


  • MicheleMitrovich

    MicheleMitrovich (Deleted) gave props (18 Aug 2009):

    Gorgeous! "Yes"!

  • Janos Nezo

    Janos Nezo gave props (18 Aug 2009):

    my vote!

  • Alexander O'Kieff

    Alexander O'Kieff (Deleted) said (20 Aug 2009):

    This is a fantastic image... Love the light and shade, the colours within the background.. Rich and fantastic shot... Alex

  • Richard Bruns

    Richard Bruns said (21 Aug 2009):

    You certainly have an eye for interesting composition.


    LAM KHIN THET said (21 Aug 2009):


  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (22 Aug 2009):

    OOPs forgot to vote, have now..

  • Susan Corsetti

    Susan Corsetti gave props (27 Aug 2009):

    Great comp here.

  • Amber Gregory

    Amber Gregory gave props (31 Aug 2009):


  • Tarek Daouk

    Tarek Daouk said (2 Sep 2009):

    dude, this shot is awesome - although pessimistic view for the future - great eye !

  • Vicky Abrams-Ogg

    Vicky Abrams-Ogg gave props (6 Sep 2009):

    Just lovely!

  • Cjor

    Cjor gave props (6 Sep 2009):

    You've made a lot of lonesome photos. Well done. Another easy yeah vote.

  • 'nita Jean

    'nita Jean gave props (6 Sep 2009):

    Fabulous capture! Not only the scenery...but that you give your audience the reality of the vast space, with the person in the shot! Wow!

  • herman vandecauter

    herman vandecauter (Deleted) gave props (7 Sep 2009):

    seems to be a nice place far away from any human activity!

  • Mykola Swarnyk

    Mykola Swarnyk gave props (7 Sep 2009):

    Great capture!

  • Jill Pendley

    Jill Pendley gave props (9 Sep 2009):

    Like the beautiful sweeping view...the lone figure gives it such perspective...a very powerful image...vote.

  • Bob Douglas

    Bob Douglas gave props (10 Sep 2009):

    Beautiful - love the scale

  • Kathleen Mercado

    Kathleen Mercado (Deleted) said (10 Sep 2009):


  • Bruce Miller

    Bruce Miller (Deleted) gave props (10 Sep 2009):

    Stunning and inticate

  • Laurie Search

    Laurie Search gave props (11 Sep 2009):

    Wow, this is truly awesome.

  • Steven Maguire

    Steven Maguire gave props (11 Sep 2009):

    Simply Stunning capture!!!

  • adniloj

    adniloj gave props (15 Sep 2009):

    a beauty and such a great sense of scale

  • Fahd

    Fahd said (17 Sep 2009):

    Many thanks to you all for your comments and support!

  • Željko Jelenski

    Željko Jelenski said (20 Sep 2009):

    Love it!!

  • Alan Lugo

    Alan Lugo said (24 Sep 2009):


  • Elisha Christian

    Elisha Christian (Deleted) gave props (26 Sep 2009):

    love the texture and scale

  • Jefferson Edri

    Jefferson Edri gave props (26 Sep 2009):

    Great Comp and totally stunning scenery!

  • NG

    NG gave props (27 Sep 2009):


  • Alan Grinberg

    Alan Grinberg gave props (30 Sep 2009):


  • Eye Trigger

    Eye Trigger gave props (6 Oct 2009):

    that gorgeous! nice

  • Jim Nasium

    Jim Nasium gave props (6 Oct 2009):


  • Joy McCalla

    Joy McCalla gave props (6 Oct 2009):


  • Robert Larson

    Robert Larson (Deleted) said (13 Dec 2009):

    the lone person against an epic backdrop. always a classic.

  • ed

    ed gave props (9 Jan 2010):


  • Marcus Way

    Marcus Way said (4 Mar 2010):

    Awesome scale. I could easily get lost in this photograph. Beautiful stuff.

  • Maria Urquilla

    Maria Urquilla gave props (21 Mar 2010):

    Absolutely marvelous!

  • Denise Sarazin

    Denise Sarazin (Deleted) said (18 Jul 2010):

    Gorgeous. Where on earth is this?

  • Tim E

    Tim E (Deleted) gave props (1 Jun 2011):

    succinct perspective

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