Sunset from Zabriskie Point, Death Valley

Category: Outdoor Scenes

 

Photo and caption by Daniel South

Zabriskie Point is a popular sunrise destination. I wanted to capture this famous view in a different light, so I waited for conditions that might produce a good sunset photo. When the clouds lit up with color, I knew that I had an opportunity to catch something out of the ordinary. This image was captured in a single exposure using graduated neutral density filters to darken the sky and match its intensity to that of the much darker foreground. No compositing, layering, or HDR techniques were used.

Location: Death Valley National Park, California, USA

 

More Outdoor Scenes Entries »

 
  1. Cave and Camera

    By Shannon Charlebois

  2. Reflect

    By Shannon Charlebois

  3. Bridging Old to New

    By Shannon Charlebois

Take A Nat Geo Trip

Select a destination or trip type to find a trip:

See All Trips »

Join Nat Geo Travel's Communities




Subscribe to Nat Geo Traveler

  • 3050C_TRV_Banner_160x120.jpg

    Order Now

    Available in print and for iPad®! See destinations come alive with 360-degree photos, videos, and more!