Monument Valley, by Orhan Aksel

A picturesque moment of Monument Valley, Arizona-Utah Border with cloudscapes in the background. I wanted to capture the depth, and used circular polarizer on a 20mm f/2.8 lens, set at ISO 200.

Monument Valley, by Orhan Aksel

Nikon D700 | 20mm f/2.8 lens at 1/100 @ f/14 | ISO 200 | Circular Polarizer
Monument Valley, by Orhan Aksel

Award Winner: Photo of the Day | January 22
Photo of the Day Award Category: Landscape Photography
Photograph Location: Arizona-Utah Border, Utha | The United States

Photographer: Orhan Aksel (Istanbul, Turkey) Registered
Aksel was born in 1961. He is an Industrial and Systems engineer, graduated from University of Florida in ’86 and since then the founder and owner of a high-tech company in Istanbul. He Has been a passionate photography amateur since he was 12, grew up in darkrooms. But recently he decided to step up his photography, hoping that one day he can earn money through this hobby to donate for the education of the needy children of the world. It is still a hobby to him, but just became a philanthropic one. Eventually he wants to shift his carrier more to this direction.


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