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I’ve boarded many safari vehicles to venture off into places filled with the sights and sounds of Africa. But this ride was different. The further we drove, the less there was to see, the more there was to feel… The enormity of silence, solitude and serenity was captivating. To stand at the edge of the earth where in every direction the world laid the hope of infinite possibility gently at your feet…
That is the magic of the sun setting on Namibia’s Skeleton Coast.

Shot handheld using:
Canon EOS 40D
Canon EF28-135 f/3.5-5.6L IS USM lens

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The Woman Photographer April 7 2011
The World As We See It Or as we missed it January 22 2013
The World As We See It Or as we missed it 2nd Runner-up Photo Of The Week January 27 2013
Afrikaans April 18 2013

Top Ten Challenge Winner
The World As We See It Or as we missed it Travel Scenes January 2013
The World As We See It Or as we missed it Vehicles December 2013


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During an unexpected chance to experience Africa, a seed was planted. Nurtured by subsequent forays into wild places, this photographer was born.

Jacques Cousteau said “People protect what they love.” And we’ve all heard that “A picture is worth a thousand words.” So, enough with this. My photography says the rest. Thanks for listening.

Sylvia J. Zarco
aka Owed to Nature

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Comments

  • vampvamp
    vampvampabout 3 years ago

  • Oh my… such a wonderful honor! THANK YOU so very much! ;-)
    –Sylvia

    – Owed to Nature

  • john forrant
    john forrantabout 3 years ago

    Love the angle you shot this at

  • This was a moment, a place, an experience like no other… so personally meaningful. Tried several angles, trying to catch something of the emotion I felt. So, wow, I’m thrilled to hear your comments! Thank you very much John!
    –Sylvia

    – Owed to Nature

  • Azmi Zakariah
    Azmi Zakariahabout 3 years ago

    A very nice pic. great composition. sometimes we need to try different camera angles to get the best of it haha. its tough sometimes. but this is well taken. :)

  • Now that is a problem I like to have… needing to go in every direction, trying every vantage point, then having to choose which wonderful sight I like best… If only all problems were that tough! ;-)
    Thank you Azmi for your wonderful comments.
    –Sylvia

    – Owed to Nature

  • dgscotland
    dgscotlandover 1 year ago

    Great composition here.

    Clicking the banner takes you to the group….please enjoy it.

  • Thank you Derek! And for my part, I always enjoy… ;-)

    – Owed to Nature

  • Elizabeth Kendall
    Elizabeth Kendallover 1 year ago

    Wonderful info…you should write a book!! Lovely pic!

  • Oh Elizabeth, aren’t you SO very nice! I’m not much for writing but with the right subject… and Africa inspires me to no end… some images write themselves. ;-) Thank you for your wonderful words and this huge smile I know have on my face!!! …Sylvia

    – Owed to Nature

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyerover 1 year ago

    Great image !

  • Thank you very much Trish! …Sylvia

    – Owed to Nature

  • CanyonWind
    CanyonWindabout 1 year ago

  • So Many Thanks and Heartfelt Appreciation for your support and Feature!

    – Owed to Nature

  • jozi1
    jozi1about 1 year ago

  • Thanks so much Tony

    – Owed to Nature

  • Evita
    Evitaabout 1 year ago

    Excellent work… Congratulations 2nd Runner-Up!
    Editors Weekly Choice Ending January 27th, 2013
    The World As We See It , or as we missed it.Group

  • Oh Evita, your support is so generous, kind and appreciated… Thank you so very much! …Sylvia

    – Owed to Nature

  • ╰⊰✿ℒᵒᶹᵉ Bonita✿⊱╮ Lalonde✿⊱╮

    Congratulations on your Editors Weekly Choice Nicely done and presented hugs

  • MANY Thanks for your support and comments!

    – Owed to Nature

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