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Into the void

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“The wild. I have drunk it, deep and raw, and heard it's primal, unforgettable roar…”
(Gary Snyder)

Looking down from Lydia Bridge to the tumbling waters of the River Avon (or Aune), as they descend into a Grade 4+ slot-canyon on the fringes of Dartmoor National Park.

Technical info:

Pentax K-X
Pentax 18-55mm SMC/ DAL lens

Manfrotto 190XProB tripod
Manfrotto 498RC2 panoramic ball-head

Cromatek circular polarizer

Aperture = f/19
Exposure durations = 1 second
Focal length = 37mm
ISO = 200
Manual mode
Spot-metering pattern

*The original RAW file was converted into -2, 0 and +2 ev equivalent 16-bit TIFFs in Lightroom and processed as a pseudo-HDR image in Photomatix Pro.

Further refinement in Photoshop CS2
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