Mesa Arch

Mesa Arch in Canyonlands National Park (Utah) is located above an east-facing sandstone cliff. For a few minutes each morning, reddened light from the rising sun is reflected from the cliff onto the underside of the arch, giving the impression it is on fire. The vista of Green River Canyon through the arch is a striking backdrop, giving depth to the image. I included a little of the sky to provide colour contrast and show the form of the arch.

F/22, 1/15th second, ISO 100
Accepted: Smethwick 2011, Northern Counties 2011, Welsh 2013, Swansea 2013, Oxford 2013, Southampton 2013, Olympic (Greece) - Zeus, Hermes (2014)

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Mesa Arch

Mesa Arch in Canyonlands National Park (Utah) is located above an east-facing sandstone cliff. For a few minutes each morning, reddened light from the rising sun is reflected from the cliff onto the underside of the arch, giving the impression it is on fire. The vista of Green River Canyon through the arch is a striking backdrop, giving depth to the image. I included a little of the sky to provide colour contrast and show the form of the arch.

F/22, 1/15th second, ISO 100
Accepted: Smethwick 2011, Northern Counties 2011, Welsh 2013, Swansea 2013, Oxford 2013, Southampton 2013, Olympic (Greece) - Zeus, Hermes (2014)

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