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Turtlehead Peak

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 14 September 2011 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

At an elevation of 6,324 feet, Turtlehead Peak is the only limestone peak in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. A man standing on the sandstone below Turtlehead Peak in Red Rock Canyon in the front center gives this composition a sense of scale.

Photo captured June 19, 2011.

NIKON D7000 1/250 second F/8.0 ISO 100 38 mm

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Roman from Thiersee, Austria

interesting how the Turtleheas Peak stands out against the other rocks - a really great composed shot.
the blue of the sky is extraordinary.

14 Sep 2011 5:42am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Great shot.. thanks for the info.

14 Sep 2011 8:08am

klausZ from Kufstein, Austria

it seems like a foreign body in this landscape this grey rock in between the colorful sandstone! great landscape!

14 Sep 2011 8:35am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

The colour has real punch and the peak adds excellent power to the shot.

14 Sep 2011 9:30am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Superb capture of the colours in this amazing landscape. The tiny figures show us the breathtaking scale of this natural wonder.

14 Sep 2011 10:00am

Mhelene from Paris, France

Wonderful ! Different textures and tones and this blue sky with your beautiful composition make a superb photo !!

14 Sep 2011 10:03am

Mirjam from Kyiv, Ukraine

Amazing view! I love the colors.

14 Sep 2011 11:32am

Laurette from Johannesburg - Fourways, South Africa

A beautiful composed shot with fabulous colours. Well done !!

14 Sep 2011 11:33am

Mariana M. from Waterloo, Canada

Great series and what I truly enjoy in it is a presence of people ;) Scale is fantastic !

14 Sep 2011 12:58pm

Stefan from Thiersee, Austria

Beautiful rocks, fine image!

14 Sep 2011 3:35pm

franz from Baden, Austria

nice show of proportion indeed, and again these superb colors and shapes!

14 Sep 2011 5:40pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

I love this colorful "looking up" angle, Steven! It has been a very long time since I have been this close to thesr formations - a wonderful view and informative text, too, as always...thank you for this ;-)

14 Sep 2011 6:05pm

Jani from Sweden

beautiful capture. i love the orange colors and the crip clearblue sky. :)

14 Sep 2011 7:23pm

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

Excellent, I love hoe the people add perspective to this.

15 Sep 2011 12:03am

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

The colors are wonderful. I agree with Ralph above, the people really shows how big these formations are. Great POV!

15 Sep 2011 12:21am

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Such a wonderful geological playground, and you've captured the scene brilliantly. The different colors here are fantastic Steven!

15 Sep 2011 1:54am

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

beautiful landscape composition with great contrast and colour tones!

15 Sep 2011 2:56am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A huge beautiful scene indeed.

15 Sep 2011 6:05pm

Stefanie from Paris, France

Great landscape!
Can you tell me just one thing, is the sky there always so amazing beautiful blue???

15 Sep 2011 9:05pm