Monthly Archives: May 2015

Mesa Arch Sunrise Flare

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I posted this shot from my last trip to the Canyonlands and Arches NP. The picture may look isolated but by 6:00 am I was surrounded on each side by a large group of photographers from around the world. More keep coming out of the darkness as the premium time was approaching. I kept making room for others until our tripods were tangled together.
I don’t usually shoot in these conditions but occasionally it is kind of fun to get around a lot of people to share in the adventure of landscape photography.
We were all fortunate to get the right lighting with just the right amount of clouds to allow for a nice sunrise with plenty of sun getting through to light this beautiful arch up which it is famous for.