The Beauty of Madera Canyon

On the left, the beautiful mountains of Upper Madera Canyon and on the right, the high desert of Big Bend Ranch State Park. Down the middle flows the Rio Grande and our border with Mexico. On a cool spring morning it’s easy to forget the strife, poverty and violence happening just a few miles to the south.

Madera Canyon

Madera Canyon – Presidio County, Texas
Copyright © 2011 Jeff Lynch Photography
Shot taken with a Canon EOS 5D Mark II set on aperture (Av) priority using an EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM lens tripod mounted. The exposure was taken at 40mm, f/14 for 1/50th 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.
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5 thoughts on “The Beauty of Madera Canyon

    • Jason,

      Thanks for reading and for your kind words. The border between the US and Mexico may be a rough area but it is still beautiful to photograph.

      Jeff

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