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Rock Candy | by Stephen Oachs (ApertureAcademy.com)
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Rock Candy

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I was hiking around the Escalante Grand Staircase Wilderness, specifically the South Coyote Butte area, when I came across this 2 foot tall rock. I took a double take when I first saw it and since it was nearly sunset, I planted my tripod and decided to spent the last light of the day over this little fella.

 

As I was working on a composition, I started thinking about what this looked like...and what I might call the photo if I decided to publish it...

 

- R2-D2 (dont ask me why??)

- Earth Taffy

- Sherbet

- Dream-cycle

- Rock Candy

 

Then, my mind turned into a 5 year old and I pictured a dinosaur doing that thing my dog does when his butt itches...and leaving a trail...but I digress ;)

 

What does it look like to you??

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Taken on April 28, 2011