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N-Photo: the Nikon magazine|February 2022
Our favourite Nikon images from the Environmental Photographer of the Year competition
Cathedral in the Desert

JAY HUANG

Cathedral in the Desert is a stunning monument located in the heart of Glen Canyon. Named for its resemblance to a cathedral, it has been submerged by nearly 100 feet with flood water from Lake Powell reservoir since 1963. David Brower, then head of the Sierra Club, referred to this event as “America’s most regretted environmental mistake.” Nine vertical images were merged to create this 274MB-size shot.

Camera: Nikon D850

Lens: 20mm f/1.8

Exposure: 1/250 sec, f/11, ISO100

Nemo’s Garden

GIACOMO D’ORLANDO

The Nemo’s Garden represents an alternative system of agriculture especially dedicated to those areas where environmental conditions or geo-morphological reasons make plant growth extremely difficult. This completely self-sustainable project aims to make underwater farming a viable eco-friendly solution to counteract the increasing climate change pressures on our future.

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