Cellpic Sunday – 17 February 2019

Bryce Canyon, Utah.

In recent months, I’ve been learning some new processing tools, so I’ve been reviewing older photos that were originally rejected for one reason or another to give them another chance with new techniques now available to me. This image of Bryce Canyon was captured just before sunrise in October 2013 after an unexpected snowfall. Continue reading

Cellpic Sunday – 17 December 2017

Bryce Canyon, Utah.

From my newly rediscovered collection of pictures taken with a cellphone I no longer use, there were several shots taken on our travels through Utah in October 2013. This view of Bryce Canyon was captured just after sunrise and a surprise first snowfall of the year. The bad news for us is that due to the large amount of snow, the park was closed to traffic on the main road. Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge – Shadow

Bryce Canyon

Bryce Canyon, Utah.

This week, Cheri Lucas Rowlands asks us to consider the shadow. She comments, “The shadow can be the focal point of the image, or simply a detail that adds texture and makes the scene a bit more dynamic.” You can read the entire challenge post here. Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge – Cherry On Top

Bryce Canyon

Bryce Canyon, Utah.

This week, Michelle W. asks us to share a photo of a detail that makes a good thing even better. You can read the entire Challenge post here. Almost immediately, I remembered our visit to Bryce Canyon. It was late October and we were headed for our Arizona home. After a warm day visiting two other National Parks in Utah, we headed for Bryce. By the time we got in the area, it was rainy and the high altitude terrain in the area was covered in clouds and fog. Continue reading

Bryce Canyon – “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas”

Highway 12 is a most scenic drive through the Red Canyon

Bryce Canyon, UT

It was late October and my wife, Lynn, and I had just finished visiting Arches and Canyonlands in typical fall desert warm weather. We left Moab in plenty of time to get to Bryce Canyon National Park in the afternoon. The plan was to scout the park looking for the best sites to take photos during the golden hours that evening and the next morning. Mother Nature, however, had other plans for us. Continue reading