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Grand Canyon
28-NOV-2016

Grand Canyon

After touring the historic Washington monuments display and the NPS tribute, we (or more correctly, I) decided to also see the model train exhibit, which in reality was a series of re-creations of iconic national parks and sites in the National Register of Historic Places, all made from plants and other natural materials, with some model trains running through, around or above them. I must add that this exhibit was staged in a darkened gallery, and the lighting was in very unusual colors.

Grand Canyon Landscape and the Grand Canyon Railroad Station National Historic Landmark, in Arizona.

Taos Pueblo, posted earlier:



Nikon D810 ,Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED
1/60s f/5.0 at 29.0mm iso5000 full exif

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Gill Kopy07-Dec-2016 02:18
This is so well done - seems to capture the wonderful light associated with the Grand Canyon - photographed so nicely BV
Julie Oldfield06-Dec-2016 01:34
Marvelous detail. V
Chris Morton05-Dec-2016 17:51
much more manageable size than usual
larose forest photos05-Dec-2016 17:12
The unusual colours give a mild psychedelic effect to the scene!! Lovely though. V
Nora van Beek05-Dec-2016 15:20
A truly wonderful capture of this display! I'm just amazed at how detailed all of these displays are. V
Claude Gagnon05-Dec-2016 14:06
Very nicely presented Helen :))
Tom LeRoy05-Dec-2016 11:37
Wonderful workmanship on this very nice display. Nice sharp capture also. V
marie-jose wolff05-Dec-2016 09:50
the colors are lovely, fine details! V
Ton, Ben & Rob Nagtegaal05-Dec-2016 07:12
Beautiful colors and details, fantastic image. V
Long Bach Nguyen05-Dec-2016 05:52
wonderful details of the image
Nirvan Hope05-Dec-2016 04:48
What a fun shot of the Grand Canyon model. Love all the varied color layers.