Leaving Las Vegas can reveal Nature's rewards. Calico Tanks are the sedimentary rock formations in Red Rock Canyon a short drive north of town. In the middle of this image are rock climbers using ropes to scale the cliffs.
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Romano46 (18466) 2013-09-05 12:58
complimenti per l'ottima composizione che dà a questa foto un particolare vigore al quale contribuisce in maniera notevole anche il soggetto e la splendida colorazione delle rocce.
Un Nevada insolito fatto non dalle luci della città di Las Vegas ma dal deserto che la circonda.
Un bel contributo alla conoscenza delle bellezze della natura.
Ciao e buona giornata
batalay (35747) 2013-09-05 16:01
It's good to hear from you. The scale of time that created this remarkable topography is mind boggling as is the scale of the rocks themselves. The climbers offer a good gauge for the latter scale.
chrisvek (7001) 2013-09-05 17:53
Nice photo with simple but awesome composition.Very good amount of saturation and the sky makes a great contrast.Very good result.
Have a nice day
Miguel82 (24319) 2013-09-06 3:25
A pleasant global view of that big red rock and some climbers, a beautiful natural place to visit, clear shot with nice brown colors, greetings
gervaso (10827) 2013-09-06 4:27
The rocks with these strong colors are beautiful, and the inclusion of the people is good as a scale to the image! Beautiful place! Wonderful composition!
drt100 (2053) 2013-09-06 9:37
Very strong and vibrant colors. Looks like many critters live within the cracks of those rocks. Very nice dessert photo.
Hope you gained while being in Vegas ...
Silvio1953 (123689) 2013-09-07 7:17
Ciao Ray, great view of lovely place with fantastic rocks, excellent clarity, wonderful warm colors and splendid light, very well done, my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio
eldancer1 (28557) 2013-09-14 9:26
At one point I though about looking for a house at Calico Basin or Blue Diamond, nice little communities and very close to Las Vegas. Unfortunately the houses are beyond my reach. Nice capture of those rocks, you captured the colors well. Good details. Well done, tfs.