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Silhouetted Canyon

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 15 August 2013 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Photo captured of the Grand Canyon at the South Rim on May 8, 2013.

NIKON D7000 1/200 second F/7.1 ISO 200 157 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Spotlight Images

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

What a sensational image this makes - a perfect cover for the 5-Star guide book !

15 Aug 2013 5:45am

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Magnificent view! Great work! Have a nice day.

15 Aug 2013 7:05am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Gorgeous frame

15 Aug 2013 7:47am

Daryl Johnson from Worcester Park, United Kingdom

Wow that's beautiful - the striations in the rock, the hazy light... excellent.

15 Aug 2013 7:51am

Basile Pesso from Barcelona, Spain

Maybe a spotlight. Fascinating.

15 Aug 2013 8:34am

Mariana Maoduš from Waterloo, Canada

amazing how you still kept the texture of the rocks , in this heavy light ! super shot

15 Aug 2013 10:17am

Calusarus from Drome des collines, France

A 5 stars landscape.

15 Aug 2013 10:18am

Akbar&Armaghan from Gorgan, Iran

amazing view

15 Aug 2013 11:51am

Ellebasi from HOFSTADE, Belgium

fantastic, one part of my dreams..... see the canyon
thanks for this

15 Aug 2013 12:35pm

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States


15 Aug 2013 1:25pm

Graciel.la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

Excellent. great silouettes with golden light. I like.

15 Aug 2013 2:13pm

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

excellent shot

15 Aug 2013 2:14pm

tataray from Deux-Sèvres. (Charentes-Poitou), France

Ohhhhhhh ces couleurs .... une merveille.)

15 Aug 2013 2:26pm

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

One of your very best. Needs to be printed and hung on a wall

15 Aug 2013 3:15pm

Sue-Ann from Quebec, Canada

superbe, une photo qui pourrait être dans un magasine d'Arizona. bravo.

15 Aug 2013 3:52pm

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Beautiful landscape and atmosphere!

15 Aug 2013 4:13pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

I completely agree with Ronnie 2c..The God Rays are amazing too :-) Beautiful, sir!

15 Aug 2013 4:48pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Gorgeous light and silhouettes. A spectacular shot!

15 Aug 2013 5:01pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

5 stars from me - simply stunning

15 Aug 2013 5:18pm

CreatednotFound from Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Stunning silhouettes!! Love this series!!

15 Aug 2013 5:47pm

6ft5 from stockholm, Sweden

Pure magic!

15 Aug 2013 8:07pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

so beautiful layers, colors, lights & texture!
Amazing & lovely!

15 Aug 2013 8:11pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Wonderful light and layers.

15 Aug 2013 8:35pm

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

Okay. This is my absolute favourite of all these canyon shots.

16 Aug 2013 12:07am

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

exquisite. a gorgeous painting

16 Aug 2013 12:15am

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Stunning image ... one layer after another ... as a stage ... Very good view!

16 Aug 2013 12:16am

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Absolutely gorgeous. This is just beautiful! I love the pastel colors and all the layers of the canyon. 5*'s!

16 Aug 2013 12:34am

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

Lovely sky and receding walls.

16 Aug 2013 2:17am

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

brilliant light and good exposure too to capture it so well! there is just enough detail in the rocks for the eye to find and linger over with interest! fantastic!

16 Aug 2013 2:23am

John Jungklaus from Chase Mills, NY, United States

The light captured running across the canyon is absolutely wonderful !! I love it !! A fantastic frame !!

16 Aug 2013 3:04am

L'angevine from Angers, France

oh que c'est beau

16 Aug 2013 6:29am

You Know Me from Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Great work!

16 Aug 2013 7:57am

Basile Pesso from Barcelona, Spain

Maybe...or surely. Deserved spotlight, congrats ! Excellent selection today !!

16 Aug 2013 3:19pm

@Basile Pesso: You are a very good predictor! Many thanks!

omid from mashhad, Iran

Congratulations! :)

16 Aug 2013 3:30pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Congratulations on your SPOTLIGHT!

16 Aug 2013 4:47pm

Calusarus from Drome des collines, France

Congratulations for the spotlight

16 Aug 2013 5:49pm

Laurette from Johannesburg - Fourways, South Africa

A very beautiful capture with magical light ! Congratulations on the Spotlight ! I am not posting at the moment just commenting .

16 Aug 2013 5:56pm

Eric C. from Un peu partout, France

Extra ! Congrats !

16 Aug 2013 6:15pm

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

. . and Congratulations on the Color Spotlight, too ! Nice one.

16 Aug 2013 6:18pm

Sue-Ann from Quebec, Canada

congrats for this magnificient picture.

16 Aug 2013 6:21pm

Mariana Maoduš from Waterloo, Canada

Congratulations on the C.Spotlight !

16 Aug 2013 6:22pm

Ryan Hammond from Tucson, United States

Beautiful picture, Steven! Practically in my backyard. :) Congratulations!

16 Aug 2013 6:26pm

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Superb, like a lot and bravo for the well deserved color spotlight !

16 Aug 2013 6:30pm

Jean-Luc T. from Juignac, France

Un spotlight tout à fait mérité!

16 Aug 2013 7:03pm

Aly from Annen, Netherlands

Congratulations on your SPOTLIGHT!

16 Aug 2013 7:06pm

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Congrats on the Color Spotlight.

16 Aug 2013 7:22pm

~~~Ann~~~ from Nelson, New Zealand


16 Aug 2013 11:20pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

ps - congratulations

16 Aug 2013 11:29pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Congratulations on the Color Spotlight!

17 Aug 2013 3:38am

BlindPoet from Whangarei, New Zealand


17 Aug 2013 6:53am

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece

Magic, Bravoooo

17 Aug 2013 4:48pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Congratulations on the Spotlight, Steven! Well deserved!

17 Aug 2013 11:36pm

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Congratulations on the color spotlight.

18 Aug 2013 6:14am

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Amazing. Congratulations on Spotlight.

18 Aug 2013 6:44am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Amazing eh? The one I missed gets the Spotlight :-)
Many congratulations.

18 Aug 2013 9:18am

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

Stunning view ... the silhouettes and light are absolutely fabulous !!!
Congratulations on this very well deserved Spotlight Steven !!!

18 Aug 2013 8:06pm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Congratulations on the Color Spotlight.

18 Aug 2013 9:30pm

Abena from Illinois, United States

Stunning spot! Congrats Steven!!

18 Aug 2013 9:56pm

Tomix from landerneau, France

Superb! congrats!

19 Aug 2013 8:21am

FotoAnna ❀ from Mother earth, Netherlands

Gorgeous view, Steven!
Congratulations with your Color Spotlight!
Greetings, Anna

19 Aug 2013 8:39am

maximage from Mase, Switzerland

Congratulations on the color spotlight.

19 Aug 2013 7:47pm

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

Congratulations on The Spotlight.

19 Aug 2013 10:18pm

A journey from Lilli Pilli, Australia

everything from the lighting...scope of shot and feel is emotive, just deftly handled...now tell us you just pointed and clicked lol lol lol

20 Aug 2013 1:19am

franz from Baden, Austria

very belated congrats! the spotlight is more than deserved for this strikingly beautiful scene !!!

20 Aug 2013 11:41am

Bruno FROMENTIERE from Planète Terre, Europe, France

Absolutly fantastic shot !

22 Aug 2013 12:08pm

mohammad from isfahan, Iran

colors and lights are eye-catching,
The image conveys a sense of calm that can not be described.
different picture steven!BRAVO!

23 Aug 2013 4:22pm

yo from Ile de France, France

Félicitations Steven ! C'est magnifique !

10 Sep 2013 8:00am