My Photograph of the Day: Canyon Reflections

Waiting for the sunrise at Mesa Arch in Canyonlands National Park is a lot of fun. At first there is just one or two photographers. But as the sun rises, the group suddenly swells to over 30 photographers. This is a pre-dawn artwork I managed to capture before the crowd showed up and jostled for position!

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My Photograph of the Day: Hoodoos

Early morning light on the hoodoos at Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah. My daughter and I drove to Sunrise Overlook along the rim of Bryce Canyon.  It was still dark and forbidding, and it was cold and windy.   So windy in fact I almost couldn't setup my tripod as the wind was whipping around me as if in some kind [...] Continue reading  

In the Spotlight: Shafer Road

In Canyonlands National Park Island in the Sky section, there is a narrow section which the road crosses.  It really is only wide enough to support the main road into this section, with steep cliffs on each side as you drive across this ‘natural bridge’ from one mesa to the next.   I was crossing this section near sunset, and …

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