The red iron in the dunes is emphasised at sunrise by the low angle of the rising sun. The patterns in the sand are emphasised.
The dunes are either side of the dry Tsauchab River. Stretching 1,600 kilometres (1,000 miles) in length, but averaging a width of only 110 kilometres (70 miles), the Namib Desert is home to the highest sand dunes in the world up to 340 metres high. Namib Naukluft National Park, at Sussovlei, Namibia, Africa.
Canon EOS. zoom lens.
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  • Elizabeth Kendall
    Elizabeth Kendallover 3 years ago


  • Thank you again Elizabeth. Carole-Anne

    – Carole-Anne

  • Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
    Konstantinos A...over 3 years ago

    7 July 2011 – 2 images per day

  • Karl Williams
    Karl Williamsover 3 years ago

    This is really special, Carole-Anne .. the contrasts and general tonality are quite superb!

  • Thank you Karl for your positive comments. Carole-Anne

    – Carole-Anne

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppabout 3 years ago

    Very nice capture Carol-Anne

  • Thank you Larry

    – Carole-Anne

  • Elizabeth Kendall
    Elizabeth Kendallabout 3 years ago


  • Thank you Elizabeth

    – Carole-Anne

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 1 year ago

  • Thank you Ray

    – Carole-Anne

  • myraj
    myrajover 1 year ago

    Beautifully presented work Carole-Anne. Interesting information also..

  • Thank you Myra

    – Carole-Anne

  • gail woodbury
    gail woodburyover 1 year ago

    Beautiful work Carol- Anne – Love this xx

  • Thank you Gail

    – Carole-Anne

  • Adam Le Good
    Adam Le Goodover 1 year ago

    Very Surreal image. Great light and colour.

  • Thank you Adam

    – Carole-Anne

  • CanyonWind
  • Thank you

    – Carole-Anne

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