I took this photo on day 4 of my trip to American Southwest. I spent the entire day driving around the enormous area of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.
The Vermilion Cliffs is the one of the five giant natural steps of the Grand Staircase. And it is probably my favorite one. I’ve already featured it on my blog (Vermilion Cliffs National Monument) after my last year trip to the Southwest.
When you drive along US Route 89A, for 50-60km you see the Vermilion Cliffs in such a close proximity that you almost can touch them.
Shooting & Processing
This is the pure road trip photograph. As I drove on Route 89A and I saw the amazing colors in front of me, I just stop the car, took a couple of shots and in 5 minutes I was on my way to Horseshoe Bend. I did not see any mindful composition, but all I wanted to capture is the unreal colors and textures of the desert and the cliffs. [Read more…]