Mesa Arch Sunrise, Canyonlands National Park

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    On the last morning of our roadtrip through the southwest, we went to the Mesa Arch in Canyonlands National Park to see the famous red glow of the arch at sunrise. I was initially hesitant to go to this location because I didn't see what made it special. The gorgeous red glow aside, everyone gets mostly the same shot and that's that.

    Well it's truly a beautiful arch at sunrise and I got sucked in once I saw the colors that morning. Some times, it's ok shooting the icons. That said, I want to push myself to create beautiful and creative landscape photography. Thank you for viewing!

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    1. Daniel Ingebrigtsen 16 months ago | reply

      great composition and beautiful colors!

    2. fotopierino 15 months ago | reply

      Fantastic !!! ;-)

    3. fotopierino 15 months ago | reply


      fga

      Seen in: Fine Gold Post 1 and Award 5 others

    4. [Unlimited] 15 months ago | reply

      omg... just wanderful!!! and it's alike the windows 7 wallpaper... but better :)

    5. utc_ali 15 months ago | reply

      Excellent work
      Beautiful image

    6. Nick Chill Photography 15 months ago | reply

      Congrats! Your photo is among the top 20 photos of 2012 in the group Best of U.S. National Parks.

    7. lorenkerns 14 months ago | reply

      simply spectacular!

    8. sswj 14 months ago | reply

      Wonderful !

    9. BRUTUStheBEST[!] 14 months ago | reply

      =) que buena foto!

    10. tugboat1952 13 months ago | reply

      wow...stunning image

    11. Thomas Frejek 11 months ago | reply

      I go to see this in June! Amazing....
      It is during sunrise, Ryan - isn't it?
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      Seen on the canon eos 5d mark iii camera finder. ( ?² )

    12. Ryan C Wright 11 months ago | reply

      Yes it is during sunrise! You'll be sure to have a good time there, but you might want to go extra early because it fills up quickly. Better yet, camp near the arch!

    13. Lorenzo Luchetti 25 10 months ago | reply

      fantastic! Very good Job no words!

    14. ernogy 10 months ago | reply

      man, this is an icon for a reason. i'll be spending at least one sunrise there on a trip next summer.

    15. Thomas Frejek 10 months ago | reply

      Hi Ryan!
      Our camp was 5 min. from the parking lot (Willow Falt Campground) of the arch. We went out of bed at 04:30 AM - to be sure!! :-)
      We where only 10 photgraphers at the arch - it was amazing!

      Here my result:
      Mesa Arch - Sunrise

      Ui!! ...btw...: same Cam!! ;))

    16. ·Ordinary Man· 3 months ago | reply

      Genial, que rojo mas abundante, es imactante, esta galeria esta genial, llena de paisajes sobrenaturales;)

    17. Gooders_XI 3 months ago | reply

      Wow Incredible light congrats

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