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Calico Hills

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 12 September 2011 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

A portion of the Calico Hills in Red Rock Canyon, Nevada.

Photo captured June 19, 2011.

Thank you to everyone who shared their personal experiences on yesterday's post for September 11, 2001.

NIKON D7000 1/250 second F/8.0 ISO 100 40 mm

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Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

I like the warm colors of this rocks under the blue sky !

12 Sep 2011 5:19am

Roman from Thiersee, Austria

beautiful composition of amazing colors!

12 Sep 2011 6:43am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

A scenic spectacular Steven.

12 Sep 2011 7:57am

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Beautiful commposition and colors.

12 Sep 2011 8:17am

Mhelene from Paris, France

Wonderful colors and superb composition !

12 Sep 2011 9:15am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Beautiful layers and textures to this landscape!

12 Sep 2011 10:27am

Rick from Toronto, Canada

A showcase photo of this gorgeous landscape.

12 Sep 2011 10:36am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

So ruggedly powerful . . I am imagining a balloon ride of this !

12 Sep 2011 10:43am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom


12 Sep 2011 10:54am

RBL from Oxford, United States

Amazing colors in this landscape and terrain...beautifully captured!

12 Sep 2011 12:28pm

Mariana M. from Waterloo, Canada

Gorgeous landscape . Super processing !

12 Sep 2011 12:35pm

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

Outstanding color and once again I love the luminosity in this. The layers also work together in harmony.

12 Sep 2011 1:08pm

Phil David Morris 2011 from Saskatoon, Toronto, New York, Canada

The levels of the earth make a magnificent contrast to each other in this beauty
of a photo. The colors are simply gorgeous, the mixed terrain almost comes to
life, simply a lifeforce of its own. Beautiful work.

12 Sep 2011 2:26pm

klausZ from Kufstein, Austria

i love the clearness here and the strong colors and textures! great location and capture again! superb!

12 Sep 2011 3:40pm

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Wow, those reds are absolutely incredible against greens and blues. Really fantastic shot Steven!

12 Sep 2011 4:02pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Those rich colors seem to jump out of the more somber background. Beautiful.

12 Sep 2011 4:22pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Wow, that almost looks fake, like the red rocks are added over the green. What a fun place.

12 Sep 2011 4:29pm

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

Good Heavens. How can nature be so diverse, so creative and so artistic. This is an amazing shot. You sure you didn't color it in? ;-)

12 Sep 2011 4:43pm

franz from Baden, Austria

again, this unearthly red set against the deep blue sky! amazing and very attractive! the dof is superb as well!

12 Sep 2011 6:47pm

Behnam from Esfahan, Iran

Very good framing and composition

12 Sep 2011 7:53pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

This is absolutely gorgeous. My favorite one yet! The colors are spectacular. 5*****!

12 Sep 2011 8:38pm

Isa from Vaucluse, France

Très belles couleurs...

12 Sep 2011 8:40pm

Michael Fresh from Chester, United Kingdom

A fantastic place, I bet there are some great fossils to be found there. The colour in this image is excellent.

12 Sep 2011 11:40pm

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

wow! fantastic composition, amazing colour tones and superb level of detail and sharpness - well done!

13 Sep 2011 2:01am

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States


13 Sep 2011 4:55am

Kala from United States

Wow. Those colors are outstanding.

13 Sep 2011 4:59am

Stefanie from France

Wonderful sky and great colors.

13 Sep 2011 8:15am

Andrea from Regina, Canada

Incredible colours and patterns in this photo!

15 Sep 2011 8:45pm

Barbara Kile from Ft. Worth, United States

Beautiful complimentary colors from Red Rock - I think this is my fav!

16 Sep 2011 4:37pm