Tham Lod, Thailand by John Spies

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This well known cave is near my home in Pang Mapha district of Mae Hong Son province.
Canon 5DMKII
Canon 24-105 L lens @92mm
ISO 100
50 secs exposure with natural light from the cave entrance and an LED video light held by the caver (me)


cave, cavern, reflection, shadows, silhouette, thailand, asia, mae hong son, tham lod

I am an Australian expat living in the hills of Mae Hong Son province Thailand (please visit I photograph almost everything, above and below ground.

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  • Julie  White
    Julie Whiteover 2 years ago

    Stunning capture.

  • Thanks Julie, it is a stunning scene

    – John Spies

  • Robin Webster
    Robin Websterover 2 years ago

    Wow! This is an amazing capture! Lhe light is outstanding John!

  • Thanks Robin, there is something special about outside light in cave tunnels

    – John Spies

  • jules572
    jules572over 2 years ago

    Exceptional image John, lighting is perfect. As usual you take us to places so many would not otherwise get to visit. Well done….Jules…Favour

  • Thanks Jules, it is just a plane ride away….

    – John Spies

  • anton69
    anton69over 2 years ago

    excellent. Very atmospheric and intriguing work.

  • Nice comment, thanks

    – John Spies

  • Cora Wandel
    Cora Wandelover 2 years ago

    A stunning image!

  • thanks Cora, appreciate your feedback

    – John Spies

  • Lisawv
    Lisawvover 2 years ago

    Amazing capture, excellent work.

  • Thanks Lisa for the comment

    – John Spies

  • BaVincio
    BaVincioover 2 years ago

    amazing image!

  • Thanks Tamarra, very nice

    – John Spies

  • David Lamb
    David Lambover 2 years ago

    The light and the reflections are incredible, what a great photo.

  • Thanks David, I think the long exposure helped smooth out the water and burn in the reflections

    – John Spies

  • Gary Heald LRPS
    Gary Heald LRPSover 2 years ago

    Wonderful photo

  • Thanks Gary, glad you liked it

    – John Spies

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyerover 2 years ago

    Magic !
    Congratulations on your feature !

  • Thanks Trish

    – John Spies

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