Bryce Canyon National Park (pron.: /ˈbraɪs/) is a national park located in southwestern Utah in the United States. The major feature of the park is Bryce Canyon, which despite its name, is not a canyon but a collection of giant natural amphitheaters along the eastern side of the Paunsaugunt Plateau. Bryce is distinctive due to geological structures called hoodoos, formed by frost weathering and stream erosion of the river and lake bed sedimentary rocks. The red, orange, and white colors of the rocks provide spectacular views for park visitors. Bryce sits at a much higher elevation than nearby Zion National Park. The rim at Bryce varies from 8,000 to 9,000 feet (2,400 to 2,700 m). (From Wikipedia)
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jacquest (17797) 2013-03-08 6:33
Nice close-up view of a part of this canyon with the birds clinging to the rocks. Nor much stuff to eat for them there. The light gives good colors and sharpness.
ikeharel (48491) 2013-03-08 7:31
A grandiose desert scenery, with the people on a trail gave a great scale to this.
Nature doe's sculptures big things...
Fine light-brown with orange tone.
Well spotted the corner in the park,
danos (80977) 2013-03-08 8:32
nice the view of this section of Bryce Canyon with the characteristic olour tints of the rocks to dominating the scene.I likew the excellent light and colour management as enhance the details of them.
kabel (1399) 2013-03-08 8:35
Hello, a postcard from one of my favorite parks. Here in your photo we can get a sense of scale from the hikers along the trail behind the hoodoos. That looks like the area near the Navajo Trail.
You captureed some nice side lighting that provides a bit of contrast upon the rock formations.
Silvio1953 (111284) 2013-03-08 8:40
Ciao Eleu, great view of fantastic canyon, excellent clarity, splendid light and wonderful warm colors, very well done, my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio
siudzi (29705) 2013-03-08 9:07
I really like this series! The orange & red rock formations look extremely attractive and eye-catching with its unique patterns and shapes. This must be amazing nature! Well done!
lousat (68735) 2013-03-08 9:30
Hi Eleu,beautiful capture of the details of this famous canyon whit different light levels to create a beautiful 3D effect,great details and colors too,looks like a lot of sculptures,i like it! Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano
holmertz (34775) 2013-03-08 10:31
These are incredible natural sculptures in almost unreal surroundings. The tiny persons walking along the path are very useful for showing us the dimensions of this spectacular place.
cornejo (25613) 2013-03-08 10:34
Eleu Hello, very good picture of this beautiful and interesting view of the interesting place, very well captured in this image, with good clarity, color and light. Very good and interesting job perfectly done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this interesting work.
Good morning and happy weekend.
Warm greetings from southern Spain.
rychem (16574) 2013-03-08 11:12
Another beautiful shot of these fantastic rocks, the people give us the scale, excellent photo
manrezaei (1833) 2013-03-08 12:04
I like these unique beds of Marl and Conglomerates in cliffs. What a nice geological phenomenon. Well done.
Have a nice week end.
Miguel82 (17325) 2013-03-08 12:07
Very curious geological structures made with wind and rain erosion
Excellent pov, nice colors and good sharpness
PaulVDV (19399) 2013-03-08 17:15
With this picture you give us a very clear idea of the hiking within the canyon.
The people give us an excellent sense of scale.
What a wonderful red world!
Best regards, Paul
ruisc_pt (10255) 2013-03-09 4:13
Interesting geological formation in this place.
Very well captured Eleu.
maria-v1981 (10420) 2013-03-09 11:56
The scale of the place only becomes apparent when you realise the persons of the ridge. Amazing!! Wonderful colours and textures.
Have a nice week start,
marabu61 (6603) 2013-03-09 15:15
Now this rock formation looks quite a bit like the Sphinx in Cairo at first glance. At second glance one can see that they are in reality two different formations and the small people give a good sense of scale of the whole place.
have a good sunday