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© Donald Garrett
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UploadedJune 8, 2010
TakenApril 28, 2010
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D60
Exposure1/1000 sec at f/4
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length70 mm
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This fellow was obviously a novice at rappelling since he was only about 25 feet above the ground (as indicated by the canopy of the tree). Garden of the Gods Park - Colorado Springs at midday.

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  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight gave props (8 Jun 2010):

    Don, I remember your Garden of the Gods pix from last year. This is equally remarkable. It is a geologic "oasis," and one of our favorie sites.

  • Marie Sager

    Marie Sager gave props (8 Jun 2010):

    Beautiful place to be.

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (8 Jun 2010):

    Beautiful composition and tones!

  • Michael Ball

    Michael Ball gave props (8 Jun 2010):

    Fantastic capture!! Something I have no desire to do!!

  • daniele castellucchio

    daniele castellucchio gave props (8 Jun 2010):

    very nice!!!!!!!!

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (8 Jun 2010):

    I love this shot, I like to watch the rappelling but I have NO desire to do it myself!!!

  • Christopher J Chalk

    Christopher J Chalk gave props (9 Jun 2010):

    Great capture Don but I'll pass on the rappelling - :)

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (9 Jun 2010):

    It takes certain kinds of people to do this type of work..Just think what a view he has ...I wonder if he ever carries a pocket camera with him...Beautiful shot!

  • Ævar B. Jak.

    Ævar B. Jak. gave props (9 Jun 2010):

    Great shot!!

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (9 Jun 2010):

    Fabulous comp...what colors ,,,subject matter,,Don,,this is a great image

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (10 Jun 2010):

    So beautifully composed, Don. Sure love that blue.

  • Mary Brown

    Mary Brown gave props (12 Jun 2010):

    LOL...I had the same thought as Andrea! I hope he had a pocket camera on him! Great shot!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (12 Jun 2010):

    POVdacious to the Max.

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (14 Jun 2010):

    It's a good thing; that rock looks pissed

  • Giampaolo Lolli

    Giampaolo Lolli   gave props (26 Jun 2010):

    Precious reprise. Mi piace!

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