Turret Arch

Turret Arch, Arches National Park, Utah

Today's photograph is a high dynamic range image of Turret Arch at Arches National Park in Utah. I made this image by combining three exposures in Photomatix. Please click the image to view a larger version. In post processing I used the "color stylizer" filter in Nik Color Efex Pro to desaturate the colours and add a sepia tone. Maybe I have been seeing too much red … [Read more...]

Sunset at Arches National Park, Utah

Turret Arch, Arches National Park, Utah

One place I couldn't miss on my North American adventure was Arches National Park in Utah where there are more than 2,000 natural arches - the greatest concentration in the USA. The arches are made of soft red sandstone. They started out as large rocks which cracked and became slabs known as "fins." Sections of the fins eroded forming "windows" which widened until only the … [Read more...]