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Posted By: bdery, 07-26-2010, 06:23 AM

During my recent trip to Las Vegas, we took some time to visit the Grand Canyon's south rim. We would have loved to stay much longer but the few hours we got were enough to bring back amazing memories and some decent pictures... enjoy!

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1-from the plane



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3-At Bright angel lodge



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7-my favourite



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Great colors in all of these, but I especially like the first and the third, as they're not your run-of-the-mill Grand Canyon shots. Very well done!

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Breath taking pictures, wish I was there.. wow.
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Thanks for the comments, and Adam I agree that it's easy to take the same shots everyone else is taking. But that's to be expected, just like everyone takes a shot of the Statue of Liberty when going to NY... I did try to get creative, I'm glad it worked!

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Wonderful images. Did you also find that photography of the Grand Canyon is very frustating? There just does not seem to be a way to capture the grandeur and awe in 2 dimensions... Very frustating.
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Great stuff - makes me want to go there again.

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Wonderful images. Did you also find that photography of the Grand Canyon is very frustating? There just does not seem to be a way to capture the grandeur and awe in 2 dimensions... Very frustating.
Indeed, I have observed the exact same thing. No picture does justice to the size of the place.
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Thanks for confirming my frustation. The only way I found to partially address it was to look at the photos in the Gift Shop. With the exception of adding a nice rainbox or sunset colors, even the Pros who live near there cannot pull it off.... Perhaps that is a good thing....

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Thanks for confirming my frustation. The only way I found to partially address it was to look at the photos in the Gift Shop. With the exception of adding a nice rainbox or sunset colors, even the Pros who live near there cannot pull it off.... Perhaps that is a good thing....
Indeed, almost all photographers selling books there work with sunsets or dawns to create moods. None that I have seen captured the immensity of the place.
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Love the contours and colour from this magnificent monument TFS


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Was there years ago makes me want to go back for sure.
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