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Red Cliffs of Sycamore Canyon Wilderness Area

Red Cliffs of Sycamore Canyon Wilderness Area

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22 responses

  1. This photo is stunning. Great play of colors and there is a surprise doggy back there.

    April 19, 2015 at 3:40 pm

    • Thank you, Mike…and yes, we got a surprise doggy in there, too. πŸ™‚

      April 20, 2015 at 8:49 am

  2. Nice one, Scott. Would it be worth cropping out the distracting white sky? Or am I just being annoyingly picky? πŸ™‚

    April 19, 2015 at 5:02 pm

    • Perhaps it would have been better if the sky was blue, but I think you need the sky to give a sense of scale. If you crop it out, you wouldn’t be able to tell how much the canyon towers over the trees…just my two cents.

      April 20, 2015 at 2:32 am

      • You might remember that the skies are often/mostly white here in the desert, Laura…it’s not often that we notice a true, rich blueness to them…and you’re correct, or shared my opinion, anyway, we needed the sky to show the height of the canyon walls…..so we’ve got four cents together. πŸ™‚

        April 20, 2015 at 8:53 am

    • Thank you, Frank…I had experimented with cropping-out the white sky, but wanted the dimension that it added in showing the height of the cliffs.

      April 20, 2015 at 8:51 am

  3. Beautiful spot!

    April 19, 2015 at 8:24 pm

    • Beautiful, indeed, Terry. πŸ™‚

      April 20, 2015 at 8:54 am

  4. Very lovely… so cool and refreshing it looks!

    April 19, 2015 at 9:02 pm

    • It was rather nice down there in the canyon, Gunta…almost chilly in the morning, but then warmer after the sun crept over the cliffs. I didn’t venture into the water, but a met a fellow-hiker who was in her swim-suit, and when I asked if she had gone swimming, she said that she had, and while it was refreshing, it was freezing. πŸ™‚

      April 20, 2015 at 8:57 am

  5. Oh, to be lazing in my kayak right there!

    April 20, 2015 at 2:33 am

    • Yep…right there!

      April 20, 2015 at 8:57 am

  6. It looks like a great place to swim!

    April 20, 2015 at 5:59 am

    • It sure does. πŸ™‚

      April 20, 2015 at 8:57 am

  7. Beautiful colours Scott! Lovely photograph!

    April 21, 2015 at 10:46 am

    • Thank you, Adrian. πŸ™‚

      April 22, 2015 at 7:07 am

  8. Liana

    want want want …there

    April 22, 2015 at 9:15 am

  9. An amazing setting for skipping stones.

    May 1, 2015 at 9:25 pm

    • A perfect spot. πŸ™‚

      May 3, 2015 at 1:19 pm

  10. How magnificent! Gorgeous tones in those rocks, wonderful contrast to the soft green leaves!

    May 2, 2015 at 9:24 pm

    • It’s a special place, Susan. πŸ™‚

      May 3, 2015 at 1:17 pm

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