Grand Canyon Of Yellowstone

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    Well, here it is. I had to shoot this. It's the Lower Falls, in Yellowstone's Grand Canyon. Here is where Yellowstone gets it's name. Notice how yellow the rock is. Primarily from all the Sulphur from the volcanic activity. This was my first shot I took when arriving in Yellowstone. I love the hazy quality, and the depth it creates. It was not actually hazy when I shot this. It was snowing. It's amazing how you can't get away from the volcanic activity in Yellowstone. From this beautiful overlook, if you look straight down towards the river, there is steam gushing out of the canyon walls.

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    1. ALtammar Q8 ages ago | reply

      this is one of amazing shot of your photos

    2. itucker, thanks for 5+ million views! ages ago | reply

      been there, didn't get that nearly as well. wonderful work. have a great weekend!

    3. rdng tchr ages ago | reply

      Absolutely wonderful shot, Mike...and brings back lots of memories of climbing those metal stairs. Here's a shot I got...long before I knew what I was doing! And with a tiny point and shoot! Lucky day for me!
      Misty falls at Yellowstone

    4. Captain Suresh Sharma ages ago | reply

      Excellent landscape image, very well captured.

    5. Mimi Ditchie ages ago | reply

      Fabulous, another stunning place shot by Mike Jones that I must see in my lifetime!

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    6. YOSEMITEDONN ages ago | reply

      Great shot Mike!!! ... The haze and color and composition are perfect!! It has a real "CLASSIC" look and feel!!! Very, very nice!

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    9. Theresa* ages ago | reply

      Whoa! Hello National Geo!!!! Great shot.

    10. star_cosmos_bleu ages ago | reply

      An amazing place......nicely captured...that hazy sort of look give this wonderful area a painting appeal....its a wonderful shot ..and those colors are great/ Your Absolutely Stunning 'Scape should be shared with our group. Please join us and comment on 1 other 'Scape. Invited Photos Only. Please tag your photo with "AbsolutelyStunningScapes"

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    12. Rick Goldwasser Photography ages ago | reply

      There's a reason this has become a cliche shot - it's beautiful! This is a really nice one, great colors.

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    14. dhilung ages ago | reply

      OMG!

      what a shot!!

      I would love to paint this someday... someone special will sure love it. :)

      cheers!

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    16. Aivark 112 months ago | reply

      What a beautiful shot.

    17. Jill Clardy 104 months ago | reply

      I've talked to so many people who have said "what Grand Canyon in Yellowstone?" it's actually 328 steps down, therefore ~328 steps back up; I failed to read the damn sign and thought the outlook was just around the bend.... then I could hear the falls rushing and couldn't turn back; It took a LONG time to walk back up, stopping at each landing and bench to suck in air... but well worth it

    18. LonesomeLandscapes.com 84 months ago | reply

      excellent, the mist creates a dramatic effect, and the layers behind the falls look awesome...great work!

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