Volcanoes

Challenge #1 in the Art of Earth series. Hosted by luxborealis.
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Volcanoes are spectacular examples of how Earth renews itself in dramatic fashion. In this Challenge, you should submit a photograph of a volcano - either active, dormant or extinct - that best portrays the mood of the mountain. Photographers are asked to keep to the theme of this series by submitting images to illustrate the art inherent in nature using minimal post-capture processing to enhance what is already there.
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Gas fumeroles, the summit of Mt. Etna.
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The summit craters of Etna are surrounded by fumeroles - gas jets giving off choking sulphurous fumes.
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Submitted: Thursday, 22nd October, 2009 14:09 (GMT)
Taken: Thursday, 24th May, 2007
Focal length: 7.4 mm
Shutter speed: 1/1000 sec
Aperture: F11
ISO: 400
Notes: No filters, no post-processing
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