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Temple of Sinawava - Zion Canyon

Posted by Scott F. Schilling (San Martin, United States) on 15 November 2011 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Cloudy skies provided soft natural lighting to shoot at this beautiful location in Zion Canyon. The Fall color surrounded these rock formations centered in a large ampitheatre along the Virgin River.

Nikon D3 2/5 seconds F/16.0 ISO 250 25 mm

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Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

I saw it at summertime, with dry rocks and green trees.
Completly different.

15 Nov 2011 7:13am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Wonderful sense of scale with the trees in the foreground.

15 Nov 2011 9:46am

Ralf Kesper from Attendorn, Germany

Just excellent!

15 Nov 2011 11:52am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Beautiful colour contrasts in this shot Scott! Bravo! ;-)

15 Nov 2011 1:21pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Just tremendous, Scott...I love your wonderful perspective and this is a great pano crop...the temple really takes center stage even more than usual because of the crop and framing. The soft light is tremendous and in conjunction with the wonderful colors of the "walls" and rock, it all brings an "Incan" feel to the entire scene! The color contrasts are tremendous...I really MUST get back to Zion in the fall next time ;-) Just a phenomenal image here ;-)

15 Nov 2011 1:31pm

mosleh from kurdestan_baneh, Iran

great shot :)

15 Nov 2011 4:00pm

Richard Geven from Montferland, Netherlands

A wonderful Autumnshot Scott!!!

15 Nov 2011 5:02pm

Don Smith from California, United States

Gotta love soft light and fall color - a powerful combination! Very well done - I love the pano here - works great for this scene!

15 Nov 2011 5:14pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Magnificent color! Just beautiful!

15 Nov 2011 9:55pm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Absolutely beautiful, excellent photo.

15 Nov 2011 10:21pm

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

superb framing and massive scale

15 Nov 2011 11:49pm

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

amazing place and amazing photo! such superb tones and details!

16 Nov 2011 2:44am

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

What an awesome image, Scott ... the trees all look like they're miniatures against the beautiful rock wall.

16 Nov 2011 3:57am

Doug from South Jordan, United States

Love it Scott

17 Nov 2011 5:19am

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

I like very much this fringe of vegetation which puts a touch of life in this warm but dry rock

17 Nov 2011 9:33am

Steve from Camdenton, United States

Good artistic framing in this. It gives the illusion that the scene can, and does, go on and on. I like the horizontal tree line against the vertical cliff.

18 Nov 2011 5:21am