Life in the desert (II) by Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

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Sossuvlei is a spectacular region of the Namib desert and one of the world’s most striking, well-preserved desert landscapes. The huge pan, or vlei, is surrounded by towering sand dunes as far as the eye can see, reputed to be the highest in the world.
Oryx – Gemsbok Race (Oryx gazella), Namib-Naukluft National Park, Namibia, Africa

Nikon D200, Nikkor 80-400 mm at 120 mm, 1/250 sec at f/ 11, ISO 200
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Comments

  • Elizabeth Kendall
    Elizabeth Kendallabout 3 years ago

    Beautiful!!

  • Thanks a lot Elizabeth!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Mark Hughes
    Mark Hughesabout 3 years ago

    Striking image Konstantinos, great work.

  • Thank you very much Mark!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • photogaryphy
    photogaryphyabout 3 years ago

    Excellent shot.

  • Many thanks Gary, cheers!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Adri  Padmos
    Adri Padmosabout 3 years ago

    GREAT capture, Konstantinos; well done!

  • Thanks a lot Adri, cheers!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • David Lewins
    David Lewinsabout 3 years ago

    Another excellent capture Konstantinos, that orange is very striking and a great contrast to the sky.

  • …And the little dots are actually big animals, giving you the scale… Thanks a lot my friend!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

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

    6 August 2011 – 2 images per day

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesabout 3 years ago

    1 Image per day 2011/08/06

    Great capture!

  • Thanks a lot Maggie!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesabout 3 years ago

  • Thank you Maggie!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Audrey Clarke
    Audrey Clarkeabout 3 years ago

  • Thank you for accepting Audrey!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • DonDavisUK
    DonDavisUKabout 3 years ago

    Many Congratulations Konstantinos From DSLR Users Group
    Outstanding Artwork.
    I’m so happy to let you know you’ve been Featured in the group for DSLR Users.
    Just click the banner picture to take you to the features page.

    Your Feature is richly deserved and I hope you have a wonderful week ahead that’s full of artistic opportunities.
    All the best and may you get many visits, favs and comments and hopefully SALES:-)
    Regards, Don. Host of DSLR Users Group

  • Many thanks for the feature Don, much appreciated!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

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