There are few places in Texas with more formidable terrain to hike than Palo Duro Canyon. Looking across this vast canyon it seems amazing to me that explorers, settlers and Native Americans once roamed this region with little more than leather boots and a few mules. We hiked this canyon for only a week last fall and the red dust and dirt took months to come clean from my skin, clothes and boots! I imagine that after spending a few months here my skin would pick up a permanent red tinge adding to my already well known redneck image (LOL).
Canyon Vista – Palo Duro Canyon near Claude, Texas
Copyright © 2010 Jeff Lynch Photography
Shot taken with a Canon EOS 5D Mark II set on aperture (Av) priority using a TS-E 24mm f/3.5L II lens tripod mounted. The exposure was taken at 24mm, f/16 for 1/10th of a second at ISO 100 using a Singh-Ray warming polarizer filter and 2-stop graduated neutral density filter. Post capture processing was done in Adobe’s Lightroom 3 and Photoshop CS5.
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