On my first evening in Big Bend National Park last week I drove by this beautiful strawberry hedgehog cactus in the western foothills below the Chisos Mountains in the center of the park.
As the sun set, I got a little bit of pink in the clouds and a beautiful, soft light in the foreground.
Strawberry hedgehog cactus in bloom at sunset, with Chisos Mountains in background, Big Bend National Park, Texas, USA.Canon 1Dx. 23mm. ISO 640. f/20 @ .5 seconds. EV – ⅓. Polarizer. 2 stop graduated neutral density filter to help tone down the bright sky and get everything into one exposure.