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    Adjectives and Adverbs - Boldly Poised. These words were picked for the two reactions to this image. They see the wave and think of the girl posing boldly, then it switches to a bold pose of the rock. Isn't nature fantastic. You get towers of rock, layers of coloured rock and even, like here, waves of rock. This one was carved by the wind and is just over 100m long. A tidal wave of rock dwarfs a girl in a pink dress. This photo was taken in 2015 in Western Australia. Yes the wave is real.
    WHAT MAKES THIS PHOTO GREAT?
    Composition 9
    Lighting 9
    Creativity 9
    Story 7

    I like Your Shot photographer Stephanie Thomson's comment: "What I like about this image is how the rock looks as if it's created its own shoreline at the bottom, which adds to the illusion that it is a real wave. The shadows and highlights of the rock also make it look as if it is something I would see in the ocean. And the way the girl walks so calmly is initially disturbing, until realizing that this formation is not moving water, but still rock."

    David Lee
    Producer, Nat Geo Your Shot
    Photo Details
    Date Taken: Dec 30, 2015
    Date Uploaded: Aug 12, 2017
    Location: Hyden, Western Australia, Australia
    Camera: Canon EOS 7D Mark II
    Focal Length: 29 mm
    Shutter Speed: 1/30 sec
    Aperture: f/7.1
    ISO: 1600
    Copyright: © Hugh Benson
    Categories: Nature, Places, Travel
    Assignments: For National Geographic's Caption This, Adjectives and Adverbs, My First Published Badge, For National Geographic's Photo of the Day, For Your Shot's Instagram (@natgeoyourshot), I Want to Go There..., Places We Love, Caption This, Resolutions to Travel, Because of Her, Epic