Monument Rocks

A Photog buddy and myself have been talking about visiting these rock formation for a while and we finally made the decision to head up this passed Saturday.  We were planning on getting a nice red sun (from the AZ wildfires) along with the rocks.  We ran into a little bit of an issue with storms that night and we didn’t get left from town until 7:30ish.  These rocks were a little over an hour away so we knew we going to be cutting it close to get the sun setting.  We made it there just in time and I had never been there before but I knew there was an opening in the rocks at one spot pointing west so that is what we decided to head for.  This is what I came away with.  Didn’t get a chance to shoot much that night due to the wind and clouds (after sunset) so we fully plan to return again this summer to shoot.

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12 responses

  1. Wow man, this is amazing. Who would ever guess this is in Kansas right? What a wonderful shot!

    June 14, 2011 at 12:08 am

  2. That is a killer comp and some stupendous lighting. What a fantastic shot!

    June 14, 2011 at 8:45 am

  3. This is fantastic dude! Absolutely stunning colors, thanks for sharing.

    June 14, 2011 at 8:48 am

  4. Awesome shot – love the framing and the colors are beautiful!

    June 14, 2011 at 8:54 am

  5. Just a beautiful scene. Well done dude.

    June 14, 2011 at 9:00 am

  6. You couldn’t have been there at a more perfect time man, digging the framing and the colors

    June 14, 2011 at 9:52 am

  7. Awesome capture Scott! Great colors in the sky and I love that you framed the sun through the arch!

    June 14, 2011 at 10:10 am

  8. Sick Colors! What a beautiful shot! Love how you framed the setting sun.

    June 14, 2011 at 11:17 am

  9. Really cool man! Glad you made it in time to catch this.

    June 14, 2011 at 11:54 am

  10. Absolutely Stunning. Wonderful capture my friend. I want this hanging in my living room.

    June 14, 2011 at 1:58 pm

  11. Very compelling shot and gorgeous light. Love how you captured the striations in the rocks and the “perfect timing” peek through to the setting sun.

    June 14, 2011 at 4:54 pm

  12. Stunning shot!

    June 15, 2011 at 12:57 am

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