Sometimes the road gets rugged and it's hard to travel on

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© Diana Lemieux
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UploadedSeptember 24, 2006
TakenSeptember 1, 2006
MakeOlympus Imaging Corp.
Exposure1/800 sec at f/5
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length40 mm
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I was in Death Valley and it was about 120 degrees. I was nervous about putting my camera on the ground but this image was in my head so I took the chance of it melting.
Exp 1/800
ISO 320
Aperture f/5
Focal length 40mm

36 responses

  • Lina Palmerin

    Lina Palmerin said (15 Dec 2007):

    great shot! wow 120 degrees! i would die!

  • Frederic Frognier

    Frederic Frognier (Deleted) gave props (10 Jan 2008):

    What a great shot! Original view

  • Brian James

    Brian James said (12 Feb 2008):

    Great photograph.. and I'm glad the camera didn't melt..

  • Francesca Conti

    Francesca Conti gave props (17 Mar 2008):

    really original shot!

  • noman bukhari

    noman bukhari gave props (17 Mar 2008):

    wonderful work

  • Chris Whitney

    Chris Whitney said (25 Mar 2008):

    I love the blur of the leading line, just like the mirage effect of heat on the pavement. Very interesting perspective.

  • Pilar Coll i Gatells

    Pilar Coll i Gatells said (30 Mar 2008):

    Molt lograda! Perfecta.

  • Slimeface

    Slimeface said (4 Apr 2008):


  • Andrea Fernandez

    Andrea Fernandez said (7 Apr 2008):

    ihooo i love it

  • Brian Starr

    Brian Starr gave props (11 Apr 2008):

    great idea and execution. You deserved to be published!

  • Juan Paolo Garcia

    Juan Paolo Garcia gave props (13 Apr 2008):

    this should be in a stock site!

  • Raymond Torres

    Raymond Torres gave props (18 May 2008):

    Amazing Shot!!! Great Job!!!

  • David Rocaberti

    David Rocaberti (Deleted) said (15 Jun 2008):

    Really great!

  • Andrew Johnson

    Andrew Johnson gave props (23 Jun 2008):

    Incredible shot!

  • Renato Pejkovic

    Renato Pejkovic gave props (24 Sep 2008):

    Excellent! :)

  • Dean Michael Dorman

    Dean Michael Dorman said (8 Nov 2008):

    this is a great idea. I like the way you captured it.

  • Edson Ruiz

    Edson Ruiz gave props (15 Nov 2008):


  • Vidyavati Chandan

    Vidyavati Chandan gave props (12 Dec 2008):


  • Liz Malone

    Liz Malone (Deleted) gave props (13 Dec 2008):

    All kinds of awesome!

  • Angel Foice

    Angel Foice gave props (28 Feb 2009):

    perfection :]

  • d s

    d s gave props (4 May 2009):


  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (4 May 2009):

    Ease on down the road.

  • Even agerup

    Even agerup (Deleted) said (5 May 2009):


  • Sarah Keating

    Sarah Keating said (6 May 2009):

    i have a similar one - not in the road though - but yikes! you are a brave one to put your camera down ! but thats what its about right?

  • Andrea De Micheli

    Andrea De Micheli gave props (11 May 2009):

    great picture!

  • Mark Higgins

    Mark Higgins gave props (6 Aug 2009):

    Amazing, I want to go to Death valley this year just for a photography looks amazing!

  • J. Z......

    J. Z...... gave props (25 Aug 2009):

    awesome idea! love the shot!

  • Durbin Ellison

    Durbin Ellison said (29 Nov 2009):

    I like the yellow as opposed to a white line. Very brave to put camera down nice work.

  • Greg Summers

    Greg Summers gave props (19 Dec 2009):

    The blur in the front gives the image a sense it was sizling - which, of course it was - wonderful shot

  • Tim E

    Tim E (Deleted) gave props (24 Jan 2011):

    nice pov!

  • Ope O

    Ope O gave props (12 Mar 2011):

    i like

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) said (22 May 2012):

    So well captured!

  • David Delannoy

    David Delannoy gave props (7 Jun 2012):

    belle ambiance ! bravo David

  • Rachelle Crockett

    Rachelle Crockett gave props (12 Jul 2012):

    Awesome composition and perspective! I absolutely LOVE this shot!!!

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (6 Nov 2013):


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