The American Southwest

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by rusteel, Aug 12, 2017.

  1. rusteel

    rusteel Mu-43 Regular

    Mar 15, 2011
    Kansas City, KS
    Me and my friends went to Page, AZ last weekend. We started in the Four Corners Monument, then Horseshoe Bend late afternoon. I used E-M5Mii and 12-40mm Pro primarily, and used E-M10 and Pany 25mm as back up.
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    Second day. Lower Antelope Canyon and
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    Glen Canyon /Lake Powell.
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    Third day. Monument Valley
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    Definitely missed Upper Antelope Canyon, Kanab, Escalante, etc... Maybe next time.
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  2. WT21

    WT21 Mu-43 Legend Subscribing Member

    Feb 19, 2010
    Nice pics!

    I did that trip a few weeks ago. More crowded than I thought! Which Antelope Canyon tour did you take.
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  3. rusteel

    rusteel Mu-43 Regular

    Mar 15, 2011
    Kansas City, KS
    We only did Lower Antelope, through Ken's Tours @WT21@WT21.
  4. SVQuant

    SVQuant Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Sep 20, 2015
    SF Bay Area, California, USA
    Nice images. We did the Grand Circle last spring. Lake Powell looks a lot fuller this year. We took the lower canyon tour with Ken's tours as well. And did the upper canyon tour later the same day. The tours were a little faster moving than I expected though my wife was smart enough to get us into the first tour of the day for the lower canyon which really helped with the crowding issue. I posted some of my Antelope Canyon shots in Antelope Canyons, Arizona, Spring 2016.
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  5. BosseBe

    BosseBe Mu-43 Top Veteran Subscribing Member

    Aug 7, 2015
    Stockholm, Sweden
    Lovely pictures!
    Was in that area on my vacation in May/June this year, Monument valley looks much better with clouds in the sky!
    Missed some of the other places, Antelope and Lake Powell. :( 
    But that gives me a reason to go back there again! :dance3:
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  6. callie

    callie Mu-43 Regular

    Oct 28, 2016
    Superb Images Sir! Thats a pretty Dramatic part of the world,the Geology and History are quite dramatic from what I understand.
    These images back that fact up.
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  7. comment23

    comment23 Mu-43 Veteran Subscribing Member

    Aug 26, 2016
    Hampshire, UK
    This one :2thumbs:

    ...and this one.
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  8. WT21

    WT21 Mu-43 Legend Subscribing Member

    Feb 19, 2010
    We did lower too, but with the group next door (forget the name) so we did the same tour I think. We were the last ones in before they shut it down because of incoming rain
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  9. WT21

    WT21 Mu-43 Legend Subscribing Member

    Feb 19, 2010
    We were told Powell is very high and that vegas was calling for more to refill mead. That's just what our guide told us. No idea if it's true
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