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Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 7 September 2011 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Photo captured in Red Rock Canyon on June 19, 2011. I noticed how the panoramic shot from yesterday's post took away the textures seen in this sandstone, so here's a single shot.

NIKON D7000 1/250 second F/8.0 ISO 100 18 mm

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Roman from Thiersee, Austria

wow, amazing colors and great textures indeed.
this blue sky is fantastic and contrasts perfectly to the red rocks.

7 Sep 2011 6:27am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Simply fabulous, do I see very small people on that path near the bottom left corner?

7 Sep 2011 7:10am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Beautiful tones.. love the texture and the details..

7 Sep 2011 7:36am

Florence from Paris, France

Colors are so awesome. A very striking image Steven. From green to blue, and warm colors in the middle.

7 Sep 2011 7:38am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Perfect composition and these textures are stunning!

7 Sep 2011 7:43am

Kala from United States

Gorgeous composition and tones!

7 Sep 2011 7:50am

Laurette from Johannesburg - Fourways, South Africa

A beautiful image with fabulous colours and wonderful textures.

7 Sep 2011 11:24am

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Fantastic detail and rich colors. The striation texture within the rock face is beautiful.

7 Sep 2011 11:54am

Mariana M. from Waterloo, Canada

FABULOUS . These colors are simple amazing in their clarity ! Nuances and texture on the rocks is great !

7 Sep 2011 1:47pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

I love the colors and textures in this shot.

7 Sep 2011 1:47pm

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Fantastic colors - I just love the strata in these formations and that unbelievable red against the sky. Gorgeous Steven!

7 Sep 2011 2:08pm

klausZ from Kufstein, Austria

fabolous textures and colors! remarkable clarity too!

7 Sep 2011 4:19pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

This is so great - like the landscape is smiling at me! Thank you so much for presenting this beauitiful area to those who have not seen it. There is so much beauty all over this country and in the west. Not that they don't deserve it, but I feel oftentimes we dwell on the "biggies" (Grand Canyon, Zion, Bryce, etcetc ) and we forget that there are ak=ll sorts of locations of beauty, mystery, and zenful magnificence that may not be as well known. We should try to enjoy them before some politician decides to sell it off to oil or industry!

7 Sep 2011 4:45pm

Visualaccent from somewhere in the, United States

I guess it is Calico Hills area which is very picturesque and you did excellent job to express magnificence of this mountains. Did you hike a litlle bit? There is nice trail to Turtle Head but in general the whole Red Rock Canyon is worth to explore.

7 Sep 2011 5:32pm

MadScientist from Düsseldorf, Germany

Incredible! The richness of your landscapes over there is unmatched, I love everything in this shot.

7 Sep 2011 5:49pm

Jani from Sweden

beautiful capture!

7 Sep 2011 7:35pm

Philou04 from Manosque, France

Amazing colours and texture !

7 Sep 2011 7:57pm

Stefanie from Paris, France

Great colours!!

7 Sep 2011 9:57pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Beautiful textures and colors. Love the reds.

7 Sep 2011 11:17pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

great shot. i love that canyon

7 Sep 2011 11:43pm

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

Beautifully vibrant colors.

8 Sep 2011 12:09am

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

This is absolutely gorgeous. The red of the sandstone against the blue sky and also the green foliage. Beautiful!

8 Sep 2011 12:16am

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

wow! another amazing photo!

8 Sep 2011 2:39am

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

The colours are wonderful.

8 Sep 2011 4:25am

Albert from Sweden, living in Hamburg, Germany

Good capture. The colors and the details of the cliffs are great.

8 Sep 2011 1:00pm