Sunrise 20201116 - Montezuma Pass

January 16, 2020  •  Leave a Comment

Sunrise 20201116 Montezuma PassSunrise 20201116 Montezuma PassSunrise 20201116 Montezuma Pass

Montezuma Pass may be one of my favorite southern Arizona high desert photography spots. From this vantage point, like a meandering river that guides your eye as it gently cascades down a mountain pass, your view is transported from the summit to the fertile San Pedro valley.

As I stood atop this southern terminus of the Huachuca mountains this morning, I realized that we would not have the dramatic burst of color we expect with the days start. But, the cloud-shrouded skies, punctuated with river-like currents of rain, enhanced the view the overcast sunrise with a power of its own. There was a serenity in the tumult that set a positive mood for the coming day.

This image is a 14 shot panorama shot with a rig I put together for the coming Milky Way season. It is five feet wides by two and a half feet tall. The beauty of shooting a wide image like this is the depth of clarity provided by so many captured pixels. I am not sure how it will look with the limits of social media. The grand beauty it embodies is a testament to the glory of creation.

I remain his scribe.

Sunrise 20201116 - Montezuma Pass
©RGallucci Photography
www.rgallucci.com


Shoot Date: January 16, 2020
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
1.3 sec at f/16 Bias:0 EV
ISO: ISO 100
Lens:EF50mm f/1.4 USM @ 50 mm

Montezuma Pass may be one of my favorite southern Arizona high desert photography spots. From this vantage point, like a meandering river that guides your eye as it gently cascades down a mountain pass, your view is transported from the summit to the fertile San Pedro valley.  

 

As I stood atop this southern terminus of the Huachuca mountains this morning, I realized that we would not have the dramatic burst of color we expect with the days start.  But, the cloud-shrouded skies, punctuated with river-like currents of rain, enhanced the view the overcast sunrise with a power of its own.  There was a serenity in the tumult that set a positive mood for the coming day.  

 

This image is a 14 shot panorama shot with a rig I put together for the coming Milky Way season.  It is five feet wides by two and a half feet tall.  The beauty of shooting a wide image like this is the depth of clarity provided by so many captured pixels. I am not sure how it will look with the limits of social media.   The grand beauty it embodies is a testament to the glory of creation. 

 

 

I remain his scribe. 

 

Sunrise 20201116 - Montezuma Pass
©RGallucci Photography
www.rgallucci.com
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Shoot Date: January 16, 2020
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Lens:EF50mm f/1.4 USM @ 50 mm
1.3 sec at f/16 Bias:0 EV
ISO: 100
14 images on Pano Rig with Nodal Slider

 

 


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