Devils Postpile is a dark cliff formed of columnar basalt created by a lava flow some 100,000 years ago. The National Monument is located on the western slope of the Sierra Nevada range between 7,200 and 8,200 feet (2,200 to 2,500 meters).

- Nikon D700
- Nikkor 14-24mm
Technique:- Bracketed Seven Exposures
- Tonemapped in Photomatix 4.1
- Developed in Nikon Capture NX2


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  • Aaron Campbell
    Aaron Campbellalmost 3 years ago

    Spectacular formation… nicely captured, Ted.

  • Thank you Aaron.

    – Ted Lansing

  • Rocksygal52
    Rocksygal52almost 3 years ago

    Amazing capture Ted.

    Cheers Jude

  • marilyn diaz
    marilyn diazalmost 3 years ago

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  • marilyn diaz
    marilyn diazalmost 3 years ago

    Nice shot Ted. Love the Devils Postpile.

  • danamh41
    danamh41almost 3 years ago

    Congratulations on your feature! October 18, 2011

  • Tula Top
    Tula Topalmost 3 years ago

    Really nicely captured and processed, Ted.

  • © Hany G. Jadaa © Prince John Photography
    © Hany G. Jada...almost 3 years ago

    Great image.

  • Colin Bester
    Colin Besteralmost 3 years ago

    Nice capture and as always love your commentary – always adds interesting info to the image.

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