Another view from Erg Chebbi at sunrise.
I think it was a memorable experience to sleep overnight in a traditional tent and watch the clear desert sky at night when there were no lights. You can see every star (even satellites) in the Milky Way.
There are two Saharan ergs (large dunes formed by wind-blown sand) at Moroccos. One of them is Erg Chebbi located near Merzouga, the local tourist center (almost 25 km of the Algerian Border). The Erg Chebbi is constantly changing shapes and reaches 22 kilometers from north to south and up to 5-10 kilometers from east to west. The dunes reach a height of up to 150 meters at some places.
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dta (80302) 2013-03-11 4:51
Hello Ecmel ,
The desert is really beautiful . This dune is especially splendid . Great sharpness and superb contrasts .
williewhistler (16404) 2013-03-11 5:03
Hello Ecmel ,having turned the curves and textures into a most attractive composition,you must obviously have a good eye for a scene.
I might have included a little more of the dunes and a little less sky but that`s a matter of taste.
This is very nice photography.
Oceania (5202) 2013-03-11 5:59
This is my dream to visit a place like that.
Kamilutka (8107) 2013-03-11 8:33
this is very good photo with elegant composition and well chosen POV. Good proportions given to the sky and to the dunes. Well captured structure of the sand. Nice colors, light and contrast.
Thanks for sharing
spigola (473) 2013-03-11 10:20
Such a beautiful landscape! No cloud in the sky, no man on the dunes - a deserted and fantastic place that is definetly worth a visit!
I like the extraordinary sharpness, the colours and the contrast - all of them combine to make a great photo!
leo61 (0) 2013-03-11 11:40
Merhaba Ecmel Erlat !
A great shot of this dune in ERg Chebi, where I have been about 12 years ago.
Excellent composition with this wonderful curve of the dune and I like a lot the foreground with these ripples cause by wind and erosion.
Great contrast with the cloudless blue sky.
yquem46 (38752) 2013-03-11 11:57
A very good shot of a place that I like a lot
Excellent colors and light
Just back from Morocco where I had a nice time and many photo opportunities and especially in Essaouira
Have a nice evening, best regards
cornejo (44743) 2013-03-11 12:50
Hello Ecmel, a charming scene in this beautiful place, nicely captured with great POV, excellent and beautiful in this picture. A magnified image with very good sharpness, depth, light and color. Nice good job perfectly done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this great work.
Good evening and happy start to the week.
Warm greetings from southern Spain.
lousat (94786) 2013-03-12 3:06
HI Ecmel,i been there 2 years ago and this is one of the best places to take pics in the world i think....magnificent capture whit the best light to take so well the magic orange of the dunes,great contrast whit the blue sky,a great memoru to me,i like it!Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano
fritzi007 (11573) 2013-03-13 13:41
beautiful sand dune, a dream landscape, congratulations!
Greetings from Styria
jemaflor (100223) 2013-03-18 5:39
Wonderful iew wih these dunes, I like curves and light effect, nice tones for the sand, tfs.
EstelleJ (921) 2013-03-28 13:32
Fantastic textures, waves and curves of these sand dunes look so rich and golden lit softly by, what looks like, the setting sun! What an amazing experience - to spend a night in the desert under the stars!
Simply gorgeous image - so sharp and real, too! I feel like if I stretch my hand out I'll be able to touch and feel the warmth of this luxurious sand!
Thanks for sharing!