The Cotton Hill

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Taken at sunset at Pamukkale in Turkey near Denizli, on the site of Hierapolis. The name that takes the valley is the “Cotton Castle”, made of this white limestone that looks like snow. The site got  springs of hot water of  flowing constantly on the rocks. It was not possible to walk with shoes on the rocks let alone support a tripod … 😀 so I took this HDR handheld (+1, 0-1) just as the sun was going down and then people were leaving the site. I processed this photo with Photomatix and retouched in Photoshop using Topaz Adjust and Nik software dampening effect with layer masks.


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Flickr: LisaHufnagel

December 5, 2012at 10:11 pm

Lovely shot!!!!
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Beautiful Capture!!
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December 5, 2012at 10:40 pm

wonderful!!

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December 5, 2012at 10:51 pm

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December 5, 2012at 10:52 pm

Nice!!

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December 5, 2012at 11:15 pm

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December 6, 2012at 12:39 am

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December 6, 2012at 3:32 am

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December 6, 2012at 3:39 am

Grate shot

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December 6, 2012at 5:52 am

Super shot…….

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December 6, 2012at 7:22 am

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December 6, 2012at 8:16 am


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Flickr: Daniel Mennerich

December 6, 2012at 8:48 am

A wonderful hdr work!

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Flickr: fang99

December 6, 2012at 9:22 am

Beautifully taken!

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December 6, 2012at 1:14 pm

belíssima foto!

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December 6, 2012at 6:10 pm

Gorgeous work!

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December 6, 2012at 6:39 pm

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December 6, 2012at 7:44 pm

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December 6, 2012at 8:38 pm

Wonderful image!
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December 7, 2012at 1:21 am

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December 7, 2012at 1:19 am

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December 7, 2012at 2:27 am

Lovely

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December 7, 2012at 2:32 am

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December 7, 2012at 4:40 am

Wonderful image!

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December 7, 2012at 4:10 am

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December 7, 2012at 4:35 am

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jcqsmer

December 7, 2012at 5:43 am

Glorious view!

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December 7, 2012at 12:57 pm

Your picture full of light was seen in:

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December 7, 2012at 2:38 pm


Your picture full of light was seen in:

Dia de luz festa de sol / Day festival of sunlight
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December 7, 2012at 3:41 pm

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birdrman

December 8, 2012at 2:15 am

Great winter shot!

J Rutkiewicz

December 8, 2012at 7:40 am

Super work.

fang99

December 8, 2012at 8:12 am

Great capture !

Annette LeDuff

December 8, 2012at 7:33 pm

Lovely light and image!

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December 9, 2012at 4:10 am

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December 17, 2012at 10:28 pm

Nice image !

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