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Adventure Photography Assignment Winner Beth Howell

Congratulations to Beth Howell for winning the Adventure Photography Assignment with the image, “Taft Point Slacklining.”
Photo By Beth Howell

Congratulations to Beth Howell for winning the Adventure Photography Assignment with the image, “Taft Point Slacklining.”

“Taft Point in Yosemite is a favorite spot for late-afternoon photography,” says Howell. “On this autumn day, I set out hoping to capture a nice sunset with El Capitan in the distance. When I arrived at the spot I planned to shoot from, I was surprised to find a high-line, also called a slackline, set up and a talented individual enjoying a walk on that thin piece of webbing thousands of feet above Yosemite Valley. They appeared as confident on the slackline as I was walking the trail to Taft Point.

“I decided to spend some time watching (in awe) and take the opportunity to photograph the action. Although I didn’t get the shot I had pre-visualized, it’s important to be able to take a step back and appreciate the experience of photography—not just the end result. In this case, I watched a remarkable performance and got a great shot, too!”

Canon 5D Mark III, Canon EF24-105mmL. Exposure: 1/50sec @ f/11, ISO 800.

See more of Beth Howell’s photography at www.bethhowellphotos.com and on Instagram and Facebook.

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