Mesa Arch

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Mesa Arch is located about an hour from Moab, Utah in the Island in the Sky region of Canyonlands National Park. If you want to capture this image, you should arrive at least an hour before sunrise as you will probably be joined by many photographers. I left Moab at 4:00 am, arrived at the access trail at 5:00 am for a 6:15 am sunrise and there were already a dozen or so photographers lined up in front of the arch. I was lucky to get the last prime spot. The rising sun lights up the underside of the arch.

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Nature Photography Challenge

The photos I put on Face Book as part of this challenge:

The Monarch Butterfly. My favorite image: the symbol of transformation.

Monarch Butterfly–my favorite image.

Sunset in the Grand Tetons--a place of many spiritual settings.

Sunset in the Grand Tetons

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Black Bear near Grand Marais, MN

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The road to Monument Valley

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Wauweap Marina and Lake Powell near Page, AZ

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White Sands National Monument. New Mexico.

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Arches National Park, Moab, Utah.