Mt Haden & beyond towards the south from Point Imperial
There are no bad views of Grand Canyon and it would take several lifetimes to see them all. During my work days as a Park Ranger I am scheduled to present various programs, answer questions in the visitor center and rove nearby trails. Because these things happen in specific places, and I always carry a camera, my canyon photos tend to be of the same few locations, repeatedly.
View east down Nankoweap drainage and beyond
They appear so different to me every time, yet also familiar.
Brahma & Zoroaster temples from Grand Lodge
The morning light chases shadows from peak to pit.
View southeast of Freyas Castle, Colorado River and beyond from Cape Royal
Clouds drift above dark shadows.
View east across canyon to Navajo land from Cape Royal
Monsoon thunderstorms blow across from the south darkening the sky and canyon…
Southeast view from Cape Royal
…offering a light show accompanied by thundering song, and sometimes rain.
Sky Island and Colorado River
Sections of canyon illuminated by light.
Temples seen from Grand Lodge
As the sun westers shadows slowly creep up the canyon walls.
Widforss Plateau from Grand Lodge
Sunsets often emulate the canyon’s colors and stratification.
From Grand Lodge
And sometimes the sky is on fire.
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