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Chocolate Falls

Uploaded by: ChandlerMike

Monday August 20, 2012

Grand Falls, AZ

Caption: From yesterday morning! A flash flood from far upstream makes it down to Grand Falls. We were there the night before at 10pm in pitch black and heard the rush of water come down the Little Colorado. Was amazing, but too dark for photos.

Image Description: A flash flood from far upstream eventually makes it way to Grand Falls on August 20th, 2012.

Manufacturer: Canon

Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

x-Resolution: 72.00

y-Resolution: 72.00

Resolution Unit: Inch

Software: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4.1 (Macintosh)

Artist: Mike Olbinski

Copyright: Copyright © 2012 Mike Olbinski Photography (Photographer) - (Editor)

Compression: JPEG compression

Exposure Time: 5 sec.

Exposure Program: Manual

ISO Speed Ratings: 50

Exif Version: Unknown Exif Version

Shutter speed: -2.32 EV (APEX: 0, 4 sec.)

Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV

Metering Mode: Spot

Flash: Flash did not fire, compulsory flash mode.

Focal Length: 50.0 mm

SubSecTimeOriginal: 28

SubSecTimeDigitized: 28

Focal Plane x-Resolution: 3849.21

Focal Plane y-Resolution: 3908.14

Focal Plane Resolution Unit: Inch

Custom Rendered: Normal process

Exposure Mode: Manual exposure

White Balance: Manual white balance

Scene Capture Type: Standard

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18. betsea
5:02 AM GMT on August 25, 2012
Willie Wonka, eat your heart out! ;-)
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17. stoneygirl
5:40 PM GMT on August 22, 2012
This is absolutely amazing. I'd never even heard of this. It truly does look like chocolate. Now that's what I would call the ultimate chocolate falls. Every woman on earth would love that! LOL. Congrats on the AC and thanks for sharing it.
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16. got2dogs
2:38 AM GMT on August 22, 2012
this is so amazing, it really must be awesome to see and hear.....very well captured Mike! thanks for sharing and congrats!!!
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15. gusbuster
1:57 AM GMT on August 22, 2012
Had to be crazy the night before listening to it coming. Wow and the results. Crazy
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14. Bluesmaster
12:33 AM GMT on August 22, 2012
Terrific shot, AC congrats!
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13. TucsonDoug
11:03 PM GMT on August 21, 2012
Great title. Amazing photo. Congratulations on your AC.
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12. tomekandjola
9:25 PM GMT on August 21, 2012
Amazing place and color of the water, looks like flowinf chocolate, indeed! Great photo, Mike!
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11. Biskitten
9:13 PM GMT on August 21, 2012
Awesome shot - AC Congrats, Mike!
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10. benywopa
8:50 PM GMT on August 21, 2012
Looks like a Hershey's commercial.
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9. Wanda1948
8:11 PM GMT on August 21, 2012
Amazing shot! Beautiful colors!
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8. catilac
8:03 PM GMT on August 21, 2012
Looks just like cocoa! Great shot!
UPDATE: Congratulations!
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7. dralex
7:53 PM GMT on August 21, 2012
Amazing pictures, i like it
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6. MojaveDesertRat
7:15 PM GMT on August 21, 2012
Great shot & title Mike!
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5. bamcubz
7:06 PM GMT on August 21, 2012
OH it does look like chocolate flowing. Let me put my glass under one of those.
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4. pcbman
6:47 PM GMT on August 21, 2012
Great time exp. for capturing the falling "brown" water.
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3. luvne32
6:41 PM GMT on August 21, 2012
Nicely composed and dramatic photo.
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2. HarveyCreek
6:37 PM GMT on August 21, 2012
Impressive Capture!
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About ChandlerMike

ChandlerMike

Just a weather nut living in Phoenix, Arizona. Love to take pictures of everything from weather, clouds and lightning, to my daughter, friends and anything else that strikes me as cool.I maintain a modest little blog at MikeOlbinski.com where I post photos of things related to weather and a variety of other stuff.If you are interested in prints or to see my entire gallery, please visit my Photoshelter site!

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