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    This trip was our farewell to South America after living in Brazil for 6 years. We spent the night close to the salar de Uyuni in order to arrive early in the morning and take pictures before sunrise. The landscape and the light were even more incredible that I had imagined. There was a moment when -as hard as it may sound for a photographer- I stopped taking pictures. I just stood there to Be and breathe and I started walking as if it was the beginning of a long walk into the immensity.
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    The sheer expanse of space coupled with beautiful light makes this an EPIC photograph. I particularly like the casual posture of the figure walking off into the vast wilderness. It's going to be a really really long walk, isn't it? Great frame!

    Robbie Shone
    National Geographic photographer
    Photo Details
    Date Taken: Aug 11, 2016
    Date Uploaded: May 22, 2017
    Location: Uyuni, Potosi, Bolivia
    Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
    Focal Length: 16 mm
    Shutter Speed: 1/30 sec
    Aperture: f/14
    ISO: 320
    Copyright: © Rómulo Rejón
    Categories: Landscapes, Nature, Travel
    Assignments: The Trip That Changed My Life, We Are All Explorers, Epic, A Spark of Genius
    Contests: 2017 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year