Upper Antelope Canyon

Title – Upper Antelope Canyon

 Photographer name – Patrick Carpreau

 Description of place

Antelope Canyon is the most-visited and most-photographed slot canyon in the American Southwest. .It is located on Navajo land near Page, Arizona.

The Navajo name for Upper Antelope Canyon is Tsé bighánílíní, which means “the place where water runs through rocks.”

 Technical information

Camera – Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Lens – Canon EF 16-35 mm f/2.8 II USM

HDR Software –  Photomatix Pro

ISO – 640

Aperture – f/9.0

Number of exposures – 3

Tripod/handheld –Handheld

Extra processing information:

I have used Photoshop Lightroom 4.2 on Macintosh for importing and sharpening the image. No additional processing in Lightroom. In Photomatix Pro, I started from the default setting and I increased (about +5 each) slightly the Strength, luminosity and the detail contrast.

 Photographers bio

My name is Patrick Carpreau and I live near Brussels in Belgium. I am 44 and married with two daughters. I have upgraded from a point and shoot end 2010.Photography is now one of my favourite hobbies. I am Member of a Belgian Photoclubs “Lenske” (www.lenske.be/Joomla/) and ”Belgiumdigital vzw” (www.belgiumdigital.com/). You can find me on Flickr (http://www.flickr.com/photos/61209141@N03/)