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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walking on giants
by jbroehl
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Hiking the four-day Laugavegur trail in Iceland's Landmannalaugar volcanic region. This area here you walk among bubbling steam pots and open steaming vents. Quite surreal.
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Submitted: Thursday, 22nd October, 2009 18:00 (GMT)
Taken: Thursday, 9th July, 2009
Focal length: 70 mm
Shutter speed: 1/2500 sec
Aperture: F4.5
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