In praise of place: the dry lands (Part 5)

15 Mar

More delicious outdoor scenic photography. 5 star photos.

Chase

Arthouse Photography

Sometimes it pays to play the tourist.

While enjoying our first summer vacation in Utah (after over a decade hanging out in Ouray), Anne and I spent one late August afternoon walking around downtown Moab, checking out the bookstore and paying far too much for tarted-up club sandwiches in a main street eatery.

Mostly to escape the broiling sun for a spell, we ducked into the Chamber of Commerce. While Anne was visiting the restroom, I had a chat with the nice lady behind the counter and mentioned we were heading out to Arches National Park that evening for some sunset shots.

She offered up a list of likely locales that would be exceptional for sunset photography, one of which struck a chord with me strictly on the basis of its name: The Fiery Furnace.

Strangely, the greatest volume of tourist traffic in the park (and it’s a great…

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2 Responses to “In praise of place: the dry lands (Part 5)”

  1. John P. Meyer 03/15/2012 at 9:43 pm #

    Thanks for the repost, CK!

    • CK Hunter 03/16/2012 at 12:33 am #

      You bet! 😉

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