Desert Southwest – Utah

It’s been a hectic couple of weeks for me and it’s the time of the year when I like to head to Utah. The summer crowds have died down and there is a chill in the air, but it is one of my favorite times to visit the desert southwest. Their is something beautiful about the warm red rock against the deep blue sky and even how the mid-day sun can create some amazing contrasts that are highlighted in monochrome images.  I found this image in my archives and it was just asking to be processed. Hopefully it gives you a flavor for why I love Utah.

I’m heading back to Utah next week to take a short road trip with friend and fellow photographer Ryan Wright. It’s just fun to hit the open road  and loose track of time enjoying God’s beautiful creation.

Desert Southwest - Utah

Desert Southwest Utah – Click to View Large!

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  • Stunning image Rick. Love the drama in the sky over the rocky terrain. Nice work!

  • Awesome shot!

  • superbe ces nuages

  • Gorgeous combo of rock and sky Rick! Dig it!

  • Great tones and contrast in the sky, Rich. Perfect for the B&W treatment.

  • There’s real drama in that sky, Rick.

  • Great drama, Rick. Perfect for monochrome.

  • Fantastic shot Rick. Great monochrome.