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19 August 2008 @ 05:45 pm
Bryce Canyon - part 2  
The sunset and sunrise are much anticipated events at Bryce and large crowds gather at the viewpoints early to get the best spots. I can just say that you've got to see it for yourself!

Sunset view at Inspiration point

More Bryce Canyon

A dead tree on the Canyon rim

The last rays of the sun

Hues before sunrise

The first rays of the sun

The sun peeks out


The rising sun lights up the canyon walls

The sun lights up the hoodoos

More hoodoos


Canyon walls

Hopi Chipmunk

Broad-tailed Hummingbird (female)

kejnkejn on August 20th, 2008 04:22 am (UTC)
these are all incredible!

and i want a hopi chipmunk! :-)

so, how much time did you spend here to get all these fantastic variations of light and shadow on the landscape? did you camp out or did you rush off from some hotel before sunrise to get there in time? did you drive around a lot or are all the pictures basically from the same place? logistics, please!
Yathinyathin on August 20th, 2008 11:30 am (UTC)
all i can say is that you've got to be opportunistic. you have a fair idea of places to visit, but it needs to be flexible. Bryce Canyon was small place and I did camp close to the viewpoints (about 5 minutes drive)
Margaretrivendweller on August 20th, 2008 04:29 am (UTC)
Spectacular, Yathin! I actually caught my breath on several of those photos. You are quite gifted. The subject matter is amazing, too.
kejnkejn on August 20th, 2008 04:33 am (UTC)
I actually caught my breath

so i'm not the only one doing that! :-)
ashbirderashbirder on August 20th, 2008 05:52 am (UTC)
beautiful..and i want more hummers :P
Yathinyathin on August 20th, 2008 01:04 pm (UTC)
I have one more species from Grand Canyon... hummers need a lot of time to seek and snap!
yellareddyyellareddy on August 20th, 2008 07:09 am (UTC)
you simply amaze me every time u post new photos......
teach nitin also such stuff.......
Keep up the good Job.......
Anush Shettyanushsh on August 20th, 2008 08:34 am (UTC)
wow.. beautiful.. a treat for all of us here :)
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Rafkoorafkoo on August 20th, 2008 09:42 am (UTC)
My hat is off my head !
The Hummingbird's shot made me kneel down.

btw. The anonymous entry about polish bison was from me.
(I was just somehow not logged in and didn't realize that)
Origaoriga on August 20th, 2008 11:06 am (UTC)
More incredible pictures... these are all beyond words. Thank you for the treat, Yathin! How I wish I was there too!

(Both kolibri and chipmunk look so familiar to me! :))
Shyam Manifox2mike on August 20th, 2008 12:13 pm (UTC)
The hummingbird takes the cake!!!
Margaretrivendweller on August 20th, 2008 01:45 pm (UTC)
We have a granddaughter who is very beautiful and single and and.. oh well. You are so perfect, Yathin.

Alas, she is only 19.
ZuZusuzan_s on August 20th, 2008 01:46 pm (UTC)
WOW! There all wonderful but my favorite is "Hues before sunrise".
falkorskidfalkorskid on August 20th, 2008 02:17 pm (UTC)
depontideponti on August 20th, 2008 02:39 pm (UTC)
You have really surpassed yourself with these images Yathin. *bows and takes hat off*. Will be bookmarking this entry to see it repeatedly...

I must say, I was scrolling down, and the sudden change of scale from the hoodoos to the hopi was just TOO much for me to take...I was imagining, for a second, a giant chipmunk sitting on the mountain ranges! :)

What an amazing piece of equipment, too, that can bring the joy of those colours and effects, however watered down they may seem when compared with the original, to those who cannot be there in person! Thank you so much. Never go anywhere without your camera! Woh ca"mera" nahin hai, woh ca"hamara" hai...we shall share in the joy of every image that you show us.

sunithreddysunithreddy on August 21st, 2008 07:46 am (UTC)