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Petroglyph National Monument

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by Lawrence A., Oct 27, 2012.

  1. Lawrence A.

    Lawrence A. Mu-43 All-Pro

    Mar 14, 2012
    New Mexico
    I spent two and one half hours in Rinconada Canyon this afternoon photographing the rocks and petroglyphs. A wonderful spot right on the edge of the city.

    E-M5    OLYMPUS M.12-50mm F3.5-6.3    12mm    f/9.0    1/400s    ISO 200
    E-M5    OLYMPUS M.12-50mm F3.5-6.3    20mm    f/8.0    1/320s    ISO 200
    E-M5    OLYMPUS M.12-50mm F3.5-6.3    12mm    f/11.0    1/250s    ISO 200
    E-M5    OLYMPUS M.12-50mm F3.5-6.3    18mm    f/11.0    1/250s    ISO 200
    E-M5    OLYMPUS M.12-50mm F3.5-6.3    25mm    f/9.0    1/320s    ISO 200

    All taken with the E-M5 and the 12-50mm kit lens, which I find a handy and more than competent performer.
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  2. RT_Panther

    RT_Panther Mu-43 Legend

    May 4, 2011
    Nice series! :cool: 
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  3. zapatista

    zapatista Mu-43 Top Veteran Subscribing Member

    Mar 19, 2012
    Albuquerque, NM
    Mike Barber
    Nice weather in Taylor Ranch today?
  4. Lawrence A.

    Lawrence A. Mu-43 All-Pro

    Mar 14, 2012
    New Mexico
    Lovely. I walked around in my shirtsleeves with a photo vest for gear. Nippy this morning, though.
  5. speedandstyle

    speedandstyle Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Nice pics and neat rock formations made neater by native americans many years ago.
    I went there as a kid. I need to go back and do some shooting!
  6. Lawrence A.

    Lawrence A. Mu-43 All-Pro

    Mar 14, 2012
    New Mexico
    I'll be posting more on this thread as I get present shots ready, and as I get out to Rinconada trail and a couple of other trails to shoot more. Years ago, when I lived in Boston, a town forest in Concord was my go to spot when I wanted to shoot but did not know where to go. It's very likely, having rediscovered Petroglyph Monument, that it will serve the same function for some time to come. Here's three more shots from yesterday:
    E-M5    OLYMPUS M.12-50mm F3.5-6.3    19mm    f/9.0    1/320s    ISO 200
    E-M5    OLYMPUS M.12-50mm F3.5-6.3    16mm    f/9.0    1/400s    ISO 200
  7. RevBob

    RevBob Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Jun 4, 2011
    NorthWestern PA
    Really cool set - look forward to seeing more. :cool: 
  8. Lawrence A.

    Lawrence A. Mu-43 All-Pro

    Mar 14, 2012
    New Mexico
    Thanks Bob. It's a great place to spend some hours, especially in the cooler weather, and the exercise is good for my 61 yr. old carcass.
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