Ray Mine Panorama, Arizona


This panorama photograph shows the large open pit of the Ray Mine in central Arizona. The Ray Mine is a vast copper mining operation that can be glimpsed along highway 177 south of the town of Superior, Arizona. For a much better view, I found my way to the top of the mountains on the east side of the mine. Many well known Arizona mountains and peaks are visible in this photograph.

Photographer: Rick Scott
Date: December 14, 2013
Camera: Canon PowerShot G1 X digital camera
Lens: Internal 15.1-60.4 mm, set to 15.1mm
Exposure: 1/320 second at f/8, ISO 100
Software: Adobe Photoshop CS5 for RAW conversion and image processing, PTGui for panorama processing.

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