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yakfisher

Ruins in the Yucatan

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Sorry it's been awhile. Here are a few that I took while on vacation in Cancun a few weeks ago. Sorry the exif is stripped. The night shots were taken at iso 3200 from a monopod with a Nikon 18-105VR lens with the purple shot taken at 1EV over 3200.

Temple at Tulum

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Chichen Itza

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Chichen Itza

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Chichen Itza Light Show

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Chichen Itza Light Show

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Chichen Itza Light Show

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Chichen Itza Light Show

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Excellent comps, yakfisher!

I must say I much more enjoy the daylight images than the colorful nighttime lights. Makes it feel more like we could be back there closer to that time.

Thanks for sharing these with those of us who don't travel that much. smilesmile

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Thanks Steve! I forgot to mention that I did not do any noise reduction to these.

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You sure know how to rub it in! Love the shots. I've been to Tulum but haven't made it to Chichen Itza. All the shots are nice, but I too like the daytime shots!

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I've been to Tulum but haven't made it to Chichen Itza.

I've been to Canada but haven't made it to any other foreign country. Well, except the few days I spent in Macon, Georgia. gringringrin

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Macon might actually qualify as another planet grin

The trouble with the daytime shots is this; they are extremely hard to get without other tourists. The light show was pretty impressive, it is accompanied with a narrative that talks about the history of the Mayan people. Unfortunately, between taking pictures and my poor spanish, I only understood maybe 10 or 15 percent of the narative.

I would recommend Chichen Itza if you get the chance. It is impressive and awe inspiring!

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Wonderful images! We were in Tulum in early December, and my biggest frustration was getting anything without other tourists! We'll have to do Chichen Itza on another trip.

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but haven't made it to any other foreign country

Funny, I'd have sworn we were in the Amazon rain forest looking for some of those orchids last summer! grin

Sorry, Yak, I'll get off this and let discussion go back to your shots. By the way, we had some trouble the day we were at Tulum with people in the way, but I think it was a pretty slow day and I was able to get a few.

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I'll add to the list of those who have been to Tulum and points south of that, but not Chichen Itza! I do like the night shots myself especially the first night shot, looks like a great vacation!

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We had Tulum on our list of places to go when I was in the Riviera Mya but it rained like h-e-double hockey sticks, all day so we had to cancel that trip. thanks for the pictures to rub in what we missed.

Great shots.

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Nice shots! We were at Tulum many years ago and last time down there my wife went to chicken pizza the day I went fishing. So she took pics and I caught fish laugh

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