So you know what I thought: one, solitary, lonely, mound of red DIRT. Well, ok, I’ll give my friends the benefit of the doubt…..I thought maybe I’d see a single Rocky BUMP or HILL.
In no way was I prepared for the jaw-dropping spectacle that awaited me when we drove into Sedona, Arizona. I thought we had entered another world….and I guess we had! There were massive red rocky monoliths everywhere I looked.
I kept my camera stuck to my side for the whole week! Every turn in the road produced another photo opportunity, another gorgeous vista. The best part, for me, was watching for the play of light across the huge rocks. From early in the morning, until sunset, the sun changed the colors of these beautiful masterpieces of nature.
Here’s one of my favorites:
I’ll post more another day.
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Spectacular… That whole area, Utah, Arizona… spectacular. We loved it when we were there last summer.
This is one of the best photos I have seen. Great shadows and light.
Thank you, Maggie! I was pleased when I lined it up and noticed the trees at the bottom. I liked that. Thank you so very much!
Beautiful country there! Have you been to any of the parks in Southern Utah? They are also spectacular!!!
Hi Fergimoto…I have not yet been to the South Utah parks…but they are on our “bucket list”. I did get to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon on this trip. We have spent a lot of time in the northern parks. It’s time to move south! 😉
Arizona is absolutely gorgeous, and that’s one hell of a photograph!
Hi Robert! Thank you for your nice compliment!
Great photo… 😉
Hi Elizabeth… Thank you very much!
Thank you Joshi!
what a wonderful “red rock” 🙂
isn’t nature just wonderful?
the surface of the world adorned with such beauty
reading your post, I am just seeing the earth as a ball
the image just out of the blue keeps appearing in front of my eyes.
on the one spot (like arizona) it’s got buldging mountains and “rocks”
on the the other spot like ours, water holding itself onto the surface
with tiny dots of land scattered here and there…
beautiful nature, cleverness of our Creator 🙂
Very well put….the “cleverness of our Creator”. How sad if everything looked alike, from the topography, to flora and fauna, to the people. It certainly would be boring! Our God did not create a boring world!
Such a beautiful sight.
Thank you Judy! I thought the same thing when we arrived in Sedona!
How did I miss that you have a wonderful photo blog? I was just there, having fun….looking at all your glorious photos! So glad I saw it!
Sedona is one of those places you have to see in person and just takes your breath away:) Thanks for sharing!
You are certainly right about that, Renee! I kept saying; “oh my, oh my, oh my”!!
Ohhhh my God ! Gorgeous ! Beautiful ! Awesome photo !
Thanks so much! That’s the same reaction I had when we drove in! 😉
Lovely story and pic! 🙂
Thank you, Elyas!
Another great capture. Thanks for sharing. The red rocks are enormous and reflective of the light – shows very well in your photograph. Would like to see more of this series 🙂
Thank you, Todd. It is my favorite out of hundreds I shot! 😉
Sedona is gorgeous!
Agreed! 😉 Thanks for stopping by, Cee!
I’ve been there many times. That is the best photo of the area that I’ve ever seen!
Wow….montucky! Thank you so much! I am totally flattered. In fact, I’ve fallen on the floor with your remark! Thank you so much. I took hundreds of photos there, and this was the only one I truly loved. Thanks again!
The colours of Sedona are just amazing aren’t they? The red is so vibrant. It’s so different from anything I have ever seen. Wonderful photo – have you posted more from the area?
No…that was my first one. And out of literally hundreds…it’s my favorite! I will post more though. It is very different…and I loved it, even though it was quite cold! Thank you again.