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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Mount Doom
by Kivi
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Mount Ngauruhoe which was used as the Mount Doom in Lord of the Rings, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand
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Submitted: Thursday, 22nd October, 2009 18:37 (GMT)
Taken: Wednesday, 28th February, 2007
Focal length: 80 mm
Shutter speed: 1/500 sec
Aperture: F11
ISO: 200
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