Light in The Subway - Canyoneering in Zion National Park

I had the great privilege of canyoneering "The Subway" route in Zion National Park (Utah) for a second time last weekend. It is truly a spectacular canyon, especially this section for which it is named. The light shining through the subway leads you around the corner to the grand exit. Perhaps another time I will post a photo of that part. Oh, and I must point out that the slippery slope coming in from the left makes a great water slide.


To save space and weight while canyoneering I didn't take a big tripod this time, so this photo was taken with my Gorillapod, while lying in the stream.


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  • Jake Morrison 5y

    Lovely image with fantastic colors.
  • Kals Pics 5y

    awesome place
    great catch
  • Cameron 5y

    Amazing experience. Great work!
  • Torot Dimiourgos 5y

    Incredible job!
  • John Hales 5y

    Extra-ordinary in so many ways, but I worry that the HDR has given an unreal feel to it.
    I am due to visit the park in the next 2 weeks, I hope I get taken here. It is rather out of my control. I suspect I wont get anywhere near it!!
  • Björn Burton 5y

    Wonderful HDR nice job!

    I found this photo in 1-2-3 HDR

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  • Daniel Peckham 5y

    Thanks for the feedback, everyone. Tramsteer - I appreciate your comment regarding HDR. I have been trying to figure out how far to take HDR.

    Here's another shot from the same section of the canyon:
    The Subway - Canyoneering in Zion by Daniel Peckham
  • Marcus Calderon 5y

    Love it!Great photo.
  • Antonio Codega 5y

    Sei invitato a postare questa
    bella foto su :
    You are invited to post this
    beautiful photos on :

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  • David Pulgar 4y

    Teriffic photo! I love the color of that pool.
  • Dan Anderson. 4y

    Egad what a sight - right to my bucket list
  • Gaël LE HIR 4y

  • Ed 3y

    Colorful! Looks like the river floor is Australian opal. Nice composition and light.
  • Jonathan Davison Photography 2y

    wonderful shot

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    I found this photo in 1-2-3 HDR
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Taken on September 26, 2010
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