Ben Horne

4 weeks ago

I shot this photo on my late spring backpacking trip to Southern Utah. This is a tree that I have been wanting to photograph for many years now, but I struggled with it in years past. On my previous attempts, my lenses were either too long or too wide. This time I brought a different lens, which proved ideal for this scene. The other variable that I’ve struggled with in years past was the window of good light. This scene looks best just after sunrise when the canyon wall in the background has a soft glow. Only moments after sunrise, direct light spills down that background wall, ruining the photo. By visiting this scene 2 months later than usual, the angle of the sun was different, and I found that I had a far more generous window of opportunity to set up my camera and make the exposure. This was taken with the new @intrepidcamera 8x10 mk II, using a Fujinon 240mm A lens and @kodak Ektar 100 color negative film. . If you are curious about the full story behind this photo, be sure to check out my latest Youtube video.

59 Comments

Andrew Humphrey

I’m surprised you don’t keep a older backup RX100 in your bag or at least in your truck

4 weeks ago

Gary McGhee

I watched the vlog this morning Ben, quite an adventure! Love the photo.

4 weeks ago

Frank Cardoze

Beautiful! I can only image this on a print. Awesome work!👍👍

4 weeks ago

Matthew Keefe

🦖🐄

4 weeks ago

Joshua Rhea

Loved your narrative on this photo. Didn’t need video to tell a phenomenal story

4 weeks ago

William Thoo

❤️

4 weeks ago

Odie Odum

After what you went through, this photo is worth a million dollars!😉💰 Glad you made it out alive and able to tell the story!

4 weeks ago

Milos Lach

Such a nice delicate colors!

4 weeks ago

Anick 🇧🇪

Beautiful!

4 weeks ago

Richard Rawlings

Lovely. I remember this from previous video you put up. Glad you got out safely

4 weeks ago

Hastiin D Wero

Great capture! 😍

4 weeks ago

Pretty Little Things

😍😍😍😍

4 weeks ago

Roger Applegate Photography

Ben - very nice image.

4 weeks ago

Paul Glover

Lovely shot (I do have a thing for trees in photographs ), and a testament to perseverance in the face of tricky light and trying circumstances.

4 weeks ago

RansJ

Sounded like quite the adventure!

4 weeks ago

David Gibbeson

Amazing Ben

4 weeks ago

gianluca nanna

These places are amazing and I love your photos

4 weeks ago

Alain Combemorel

Stunning picture! Well done!

4 weeks ago

mohammad.n

What a lovely place. So beautiful.👍

4 weeks ago

Peter Coskun

Watched the video yesterday and it sounds like it was quite an experience. Sucks you lost some gear, but you came out with the shot you were looking for. Amazing some of the things we do for a shot and the choices we sometimes have to make. Love the image.

4 weeks ago

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