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My Photograph of the Day: Mesa Arch Morning
Early morning pre-dawn at Mesa Arch, Canyonlands National Park, Utah.

My Photograph of the Day: Mesa Arch Morning

This was my first time at Mesa Arch. I had never been there, although I had seen Tom Till's photograph of the arch and I knew that I really wanted to take a similar photograph. And I knew instinctively that I would have to arrive early to ensure a good spot. We were staying in Moab, and having driven to…

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My Photograph of the Day: Double Arch at Night
Night shot of Double Arch in Arches National Park, Utah. The arches were lit with a flashlight during the shot.

My Photograph of the Day: Double Arch at Night

[vc_row ct_row_stretch=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]We had spent all day at Arches National Park. That had been a mostly cloudy day and so the opportunities to take some great photographs was not present. So, I decided by late afternoon that perhaps what I needed to do had to do was to take some night shots. That the Arches behind a sky full of stars…

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My Photograph of the Day: Canyon Reflections
Pre-dawn at Mesa Arch, Canyonlands National Park, Utah.

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 Photograph of the Day: Hoodoos

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] 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 of race.  And I was concerned for my camera sitting on…

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In the Spotlight: Shafer Road
The Schafer Road in Canyonlands National Park, Moab, Utah (USA).

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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