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Some Photos from March/April 2010 Trip

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Offline East Texan

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Some Photos from March/April 2010 Trip
« on: April 07, 2010, 01:38:56 PM »
MilesOfTexas and I went to Bibe to photograph and discover new places.  Here are a few photos I have processed. I got home yesterday and must leave for Austin tomorrow.  Trip report when I return from Austin.  

South Rim Shots - Now I can scratch off my bucket list.  I really never thought I would get up there.




View of Casa Grande from my campsite.


Mariscal Mine


We were camped in the Basin.  Do you know what time we had to get up to make sunrise at Mariscal Mine?



Elephant Tusk through the window.


Red Rocks and Blue Sky near Homer Wilson Ranch


Is this rock "mooning" me?   :rolling:


Sunset - Rio Grande Village Nature Trail


Boquillas, Mexico and Boquillas Canyon


Sunset west of Santa Elena Canyon
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Sunset from Soltol Vista


Morning Light near Panther Junction


Reflections in Ernst Tinaja


Sunrise-Moonset near Panther Junction


Bird at Dugout Wells


Near the trail head RGV to Hot Springs


Rio Grande Moon Set near Daniels Ranch


Golden Sunset I


Golden Sunset II
« Last Edit: April 07, 2010, 02:10:10 PM by East Texan »
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Re: Some Photos from March/April 2010 Trip
« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2010, 02:17:49 PM »
Holy smokes!  Awesome shots, indeed!  Homer will love it!

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Re: Some Photos from March/April 2010 Trip
« Reply #2 on: April 07, 2010, 02:52:00 PM »
Very nice trip. Congrats on scratching the South Rim off the life list.

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Do you know what time we had to get up to make sunrise at Mariscal Mine?

Sunrise that week was at 7:45 a.m., so I'm going to say 4 a.m.
Jeff Blaylock
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splendor and the complicated grandeur of Big Bend will still be here. Waiting for us."--Ed Abbey

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Offline Terlingua50337

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Re: Some Photos from March/April 2010 Trip
« Reply #3 on: April 07, 2010, 02:53:17 PM »
Are y'all trying to make me quit my job?  :high5: Great pics!

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Re: Some Photos from March/April 2010 Trip
« Reply #4 on: April 07, 2010, 03:54:54 PM »
WOW!  Very impressive photos!
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Re: Some Photos from March/April 2010 Trip
« Reply #5 on: April 07, 2010, 05:08:57 PM »
I especially like the Ernst Tinaja shot. Thanks.
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Re: Some Photos from March/April 2010 Trip
« Reply #6 on: April 07, 2010, 05:59:53 PM »
Is it too early to start 2011 calendar nominations? Great shots!

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Re: Some Photos from March/April 2010 Trip
« Reply #7 on: April 07, 2010, 06:15:51 PM »
Is it too early to start 2011 calendar nominations? Great shots!

Exactly what I was thinking.
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Re: Some Photos from March/April 2010 Trip
« Reply #8 on: April 07, 2010, 06:39:02 PM »
Very nice trip. Congrats on scratching the South Rim off the life list.

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Do you know what time we had to get up to make sunrise at Mariscal Mine?

Sunrise that week was at 7:45 a.m., so I'm going to say 4 a.m.

Right on.  It left me a little time since we missed the mine and drove all the way to the river road west gate before realizing that Elephant Tusk was in the wrong place   :icon_redface:

Are y'all trying to make me quit my job?  :high5: Great pics!

Please don't quit your job.  I need your SS payments to fund my trips.  :rolling:

Thanks to all for the kind remarks. I love sharing my photography.
Special thanks to TJ who inspires me to do better and to Mark Tanner who provides a great photography website and wonderful advice.
And to my new friend, MilesOfTexas who is a perfectionist and who will someday grace the board with some wonderful shots when he gets them perfected!







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Re: Some Photos from March/April 2010 Trip
« Reply #9 on: April 07, 2010, 06:41:22 PM »
Yes! Definitely some calendar material in those! Very nice! :eusa_clap:
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Re: Some Photos from March/April 2010 Trip
« Reply #10 on: April 07, 2010, 06:46:01 PM »
Wow! Nobody wants to comment on the moon rock?
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Re: Some Photos from March/April 2010 Trip
« Reply #11 on: April 07, 2010, 07:35:51 PM »
Wow! Nobody wants to comment on the moon rock?

 ET !........et?, :icon_lol:.  Anyhow,Don ET...what can i say?, your pictures have evolved beautifully so far. You made me reminisce with that  Boquillas del Carmen  and Sierra del Terminal shot. If you had told us that you took TJ's $ 1,300.00 dlls none threatening photography course, i would have taken the bait.

 You have outdone yourself. I agree with all the rest: Calendar material, which i am sure RichardM will take it out of his folder, when the time comes.

 Mucho muy bien.... :eusa_clap:

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Re: Some Photos from March/April 2010 Trip
« Reply #12 on: April 07, 2010, 08:14:08 PM »
WOW!  
Some really incredible shots! :eusa_clap:




Wow! Nobody wants to comment on the moon rock?

I'll comment that if you stand farther away from that rock it looks like a completely different body part..... :eusa_whistle:


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Re: Some Photos from March/April 2010 Trip
« Reply #13 on: April 07, 2010, 09:26:10 PM »
WOW!
Some really incredible shots! :eusa_clap:




Wow! Nobody wants to comment on the moon rock?

I'll comment that if you stand farther away from that rock it looks like a completely different body part..... :eusa_whistle:



I just wish I could bend over that far.    :rolling: :rolling: :rolling: :rolling:

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Re: Some Photos from March/April 2010 Trip
« Reply #14 on: April 07, 2010, 09:28:13 PM »
WOW!  
Some really incredible shots! :eusa_clap:




Wow! Nobody wants to comment on the moon rock?

I'll comment that if you stand farther away from that rock it looks like a completely different body part..... :eusa_whistle:



I just wish I could bend over that far!!!

I don't know what y'all are talking about ... it looks like a molar to me.
Jeff Blaylock
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splendor and the complicated grandeur of Big Bend will still be here. Waiting for us."--Ed Abbey

 


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