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Mesa Arch, Canyonlands NP, Island in the Sky district, Utah

there are only so many ways to photograph Mesa Arch, and they have all been done numerous best current conditions can allow some is a slightly peculiar spot too, with rising rock partially blocking a frontal view, and a precipitous dropoff immediately through the arch itself pre-empting a reverse look..

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J S Quesada14-Nov-2012 19:02
Fabulous framing to capture one of the most beautiful corners in America. Excellent work. VVV
Steve Highfield05-Nov-2012 20:46
What a landscape - and thoughtfully composed too!
Mark Chambers ARPS AFIAP CPAGB BPE327-Oct-2012 20:02
A very well thought out shot. V
Marcia Colelli25-Oct-2012 13:50
Very lovely use of framing. Nice capture V
Phillip Normanton21-Oct-2012 17:23
This view works for me - like a little window!
bill friedlander15-Oct-2012 20:17
A breathtaking view nicely framed by the arch! An exhilarating experience to be there. V
Giancarlo Guzzardi15-Oct-2012 17:36
beautifully composed
Walter Otto Koenig15-Oct-2012 14:28
A fascinating and classic view, well framed and photographed. "V"
Fong Lam15-Oct-2012 11:56
Remarkable depth and clarity in this well framed landscape composition....V
Bryan Murahashi15-Oct-2012 03:56
A great view from this rock window. V
larose forest photos15-Oct-2012 02:37
Breathtaking landscape. It is easy to use up all the superlatives one knows to describe the beauty of this land.Very well captured, indeed. ~V~
Marcia Rules15-Oct-2012 00:13
that's quite nice David!
Brian Samuel14-Oct-2012 22:50
Fantastic view!
Karen Stuebing14-Oct-2012 22:30
I love the way you used the arch as a frame and the depth of the view. Beautiful color, light and shadow. V.
an nguyen14-Oct-2012 20:54
Fine art frame .
marie-jose wolff14-Oct-2012 20:39
the framing is very artistic,
breathtaking view! V
Johnny JAG14-Oct-2012 19:22
Wonderful view
tinkerb14-Oct-2012 19:09
It may have been done many times by many people but the important thing is that this is yours, and an excellent shotit is too. V
veraferia14-Oct-2012 18:42
Perfect details and superb view!V
Colin Storey14-Oct-2012 18:31
You nailed it, fantastic image with the superb view through that amazing arch. v
Carol How14-Oct-2012 17:36
Wondrous vista through that well framed arch David~ V
John Hamers14-Oct-2012 17:30
Amazing capture , fabulous view ! V
Gary A. Rich (GRainelev)14-Oct-2012 17:02
Terrific framing. Outstanding capture. Very well done. V.
Jess. ( Lady.D.)14-Oct-2012 16:38
Well framed shot David, a little different and works very well....
Peggy W14-Oct-2012 16:21
Fabulous framing~ great shot!
janescottcumming14-Oct-2012 15:54
The framing is great with nice details on this side of the arch. A most enjoyable view! V
Sam Rua14-Oct-2012 15:35
That shot turned out great, David. Very nice framing.
FrankB14-Oct-2012 15:29
you made the most of it!....excellenet...V
joseantonio14-Oct-2012 15:20
The view is worth the effort involved in getting up the framing too.V
Margot W14-Oct-2012 15:14
Does your mother know you are up there? What a view. Great shot.
Steve Morris14-Oct-2012 15:00
Fabulous framing and what a view!!BV
peterjay4514-Oct-2012 14:59
This is a lovely image indeed. Wonderful light and shadow.
Jeff Real14-Oct-2012 14:34
A masterpiece of the American west! ~V~
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