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A Wild Show
Photograph by Gordon Wiltsie

Lupines decorate dizzying Vilcabamba slopes with bursts of violet. As altitude changes in the mountain range, so does climate. A day-long trek can take you through parched desert, temperate grassland, humid cloud forest, and frigid snow-capped peaks.

Photo Fast Facts

Camera: Nikon F100
Film Type: Fujichrome Velvia 50
Lens: 20mm f/2.8
Speed and F-Stop: 1/125 @ f/8
Weather Conditions: Clear
Time of Day: Morning
Lighting Techniques: Available light
Special Equipment or Comments: I used a one-stop, graduated, split, neutral-density filter to darken the sky.


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