Photographer's Note

At the base of the mountain on which Machu Picchu resides is a little town called Aguas Calientas. You can see the local pizzaria in the distance. The town is the base camp for all excursions going to the ancient ruins. Normally this is a fairly small river that barely qualifies as a creek, but during the rainy season it becomes a raging torrent. This shot was taken from a small granite quarry. I bracketed the shot and composited the under exposed background clouds/fog and furthest hills on top of the normal exposure image and then sliightly level adjusted the flattened whole. The end result gave the fog a touch more contrast and drama. Let me know what you think.

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Additional Photos by Hubert Weldon (gravatar) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 164 W: 36 N: 279] (1586)
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