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Krazy Karst

Posted by
grouser (Ludlow, United Kingdom) on 27 January 2011 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

So finally we get to the caves and they are well work the walk. One tunnels through the mountain popping out again half way up a vertical cliff. The formations made by the dissolved then re solidified limestone are extraordinary, as seen here. Taken with my little point and shoot. The vibration reduction is really impressive I think.

NIKON COOLPIX S610 1/3 second F/2.7 ISO 800 28 mm (35mm equiv.)

gavin hart from Tweed Heads, Australia

Yes, limestone caves and their formations are certainly fascinating. This is a great result from a point and shoot camera. I wish mine had vibration reduction :-/ Nice convergence of lines in your composition too.

27 Jan 2011 7:04am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Image stabilisation makes shots possible that just don't work otherwise(As you'll see tomorrow, when I go back to by roots-and get a shock...) Anyway enough of that...What a fabulous place. These formations are just great with the different minaerals giving different colours and shapes

27 Jan 2011 8:11am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Looks almost organic . . what amazing formations . . what size area are we seeing here, I wonder ?

27 Jan 2011 10:41am

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Magnificent caves perfectly invented by water through its work! Wonderful show!
Sorry ... I owe a lot of comments to your wonderful pictures ... but I will update ... Best regards friend, Adela

27 Jan 2011 11:19am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

It's a lot sharper than some I took in Derbyshire a few years ago!

27 Jan 2011 1:36pm

Richard from Duns, United Kingdom

Amazing!

27 Jan 2011 2:00pm

Franz from Baden, Austria

bizarre, beautiful and not something you see every day! excellent capture of a stunning place!

27 Jan 2011 4:18pm

Don from Spokane, United States

This shot has marvelous color and detail. Impressive formations.

27 Jan 2011 4:34pm

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

fascinating structure.

27 Jan 2011 8:13pm

Becky from los angeles, United States

this is unreal - looks like it's moving - brilliant.

29 Jan 2011 12:39am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Lovely capture of these colourful formations. Like slowly flowing lava!

29 Jan 2011 11:12am

Phil David Morris from Saskatoon, Canada

Looks scary to me. Like some dead insides of something once living.
Beautiful work however.

29 Jan 2011 8:28pm

Marie from FRESNES, France

superbes textures.

4 Feb 2011 9:57pm

NIKON COOLPIX S610
1/3 second
F/2.7
ISO 800
28 mm (35mm equiv.)

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