#52weeksofnature Photo Contest Week 40 Winner
The winner of Week 40 of our #52weeksofnature photo contest is Pawan Singh (@pawansphotography). Pawan found a break in the weather to create this amazing shot of the Grand Canyon. He has won a $100 gift code to hippytree.com and we are donating an additional $100 to the Access Fund in his name. Learn more about Pawan below.
Where was the image shot?
Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
What camera did you use and what were the settings?
Camera: Nikon D750
Shutter Speed: 1/200
Was there any special preparation required to capture the photo?
Not much, I was visiting the Grand Canyon with my family. It was very cloudy and rainy during sunset, but all of the sudden the sun came out and lit the Canyon. I quickly snapped a few images.
How long have you been shooting?
I started in 2016 but never thought I’d be so passionate about it.
What's your favorite subject matter to shoot?
I enjoy shooting landscape and astrophotography but don't mind shooting whatever catches my eye.
Do you shoot with a crew or shoot solo?
Mostly solo and sometimes with friends.
What excites you about photography?
Photography gives me a way to see the world from a different perspective and I feel very relaxed while doing it.