Devil's Star Steps (clouds mountains sky trees ). Photo by visionaire
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Devil's Star Steps

Uploaded by: visionaire

Monday July 29, 2013

La Veta, CO (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: Dikes radiating out from the Spanish Peaks are the subject of an ancient legend. The Devil came out from hell to look at the world. He climbed these "steps" to sit on the Spanish Peaks and plan how to make it his. God learned of his plan and took the mountains and valleys as his own, forbidding the Devil to take the steps ever again, but they still stand!

Manufacturer: OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP.

Model: E-M5

Orientation: top - left

x-Resolution: 72.00

y-Resolution: 72.00

Resolution Unit: Inch

Software: QuickTime 7.7.1

Exposure Time: 1/320 sec.

FNumber: f/7.1

Exposure Program: Aperture priority

ISO Speed Ratings: 200

Exif Version: Exif Version 2.2

Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV

MaxApertureValue: 3.61 EV (f/3.5)

Metering Mode: Pattern

Light Source: 11

Flash: Flash did not fire, auto mode.

Focal Length: 20.0 mm

PixelXDimension: 1240

PixelYDimension: 930

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6. gusbuster
5:05 AM GMT on August 01, 2013
Very awesome composition
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5. Butlerdidit
9:17 PM GMT on July 31, 2013
I don't think I've seen this angle before. Neat composition. You're having too much fun!
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4. ruralartist
7:30 PM GMT on July 31, 2013
Wonderful image!!! Cool folklore.
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3. ColoradoKat
7:21 PM GMT on July 31, 2013
Cool story...beautiful photo! I love the way the
clouds look as if they are erupting from the
steps! Great shadows, too! Beautiful shot, Linda!
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2. Wanda1948
6:41 PM GMT on July 31, 2013
Beautiful shot!
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1. trailhiker44
6:39 PM GMT on July 31, 2013
Fantastic scenery - gorgeous lighting , a striking cloud and a great story behind it !
Absolutely gorgeous !
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visionaire

It can't get much better than being outdoors and WU proves it with each photo expressing the individual vision of the experience. I apologize for not commenting more. I appreciate those who do. Right now, I am more inclined to not spend so much time on the computer and more time with my camera! Thank you to all who view my photos and to the Approvers for recognizing some of them. You all are too kind.

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