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Taken 26-Jan-19

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Keywords:Tom Daniel, photo, photography, photographer, Tom Daniels, California, CA, USA, West, American West, Death Valley, National Park, Mesquite Dunes, cracked mud, dried mud, desert, dryland, nature, landscape, scenic, horizontal
Photo Info

Dimensions5700 x 3800
Original file size8.74 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken26-Jan-19 17:07
Date modified6-Feb-21 12:05
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 5DS R
Focal length38 mm
Max lens aperturef/4
Exposure1/50 at f/16
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias-1/3 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 125
Metering modePattern
Mud Pan

Mud Pan

A layer of clay mud lies beneath Mesquite Dunes in Death Valley. As it dries, intricate crack patterns form and are exposed as wind blows the sand away.