Mirage

29 Jul
Mirage :: Peru

Mirage :: Peru

I’m not a slave of darkness, I am the slave of light. – Rumi

When I went to Peru in 2013, I had Machu Picchu on my mind.  It would be hard not to. MP is one of the most historically impressive, well-marketed sites in the world.

The Sacred Valley is so much more than just MP though. This area of Peru is steeped in history, culture, beautiful Incan sites all nestled among gorgeous mountains, valleys and rivers. It is almost impossible not to fall in love with the place.

This image of sunset at Chinchero, one of many beautiful sites in the Sacred Valley of Peru, will be part of an upcoming article in Light & Landscape Magazine.  The magazine will be available through iTunes, so all you iUsers out there, watch for it!

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8 Responses to “Mirage”

  1. gtonthenet July 29, 2015 at 4:48 pm #

    Slave of Light – that is a great description! Love the light in the image also.

    • seeingspotsphoto July 30, 2015 at 11:05 pm #

      Right? Aren’t all landscape photographers just that? A slave to the light? lol

      • gtonthenet July 31, 2015 at 7:34 am #

        Indeed we are. We seem to measure time by sunrise and sunsets – the time in between is almost an irritation, waiting until the light comes to you. You don’t have to be mad to be a photographer, but it probably helps 🙂

      • seeingspotsphoto July 31, 2015 at 12:50 pm #

        hahahahaha Sooo sooo true! Although, I did get some pretty spectacular shots on this trip in mid day light, but generally speaking, that magic light is just so damn good. 🙂

      • gtonthenet July 31, 2015 at 1:53 pm #

        Indeed – that’s what makes it so worth getting up early for.

  2. suzieflooze July 31, 2015 at 5:33 am #

    Beautiful, strong photo

  3. flahertylandscape August 3, 2015 at 12:06 pm #

    Thank you for the link to Light and Landscape Magazine! Looking forward to your article!

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