Paria Canyon

© Jay Patel

Paria Canyon

Patricia White level-classic 3/14/2011 11:57:49 AM

I don't know where this is but an excellent capture of the cracks from no water. I wonder how much water there used to be at one time? Reminds of Grand Canyon and how the water table is getting less and less every year. #1360801

Tarun Bose 3/14/2011 12:15:44 PM

This is a super capture. Lovely colour saturation and excellent composition. Outstanding work Jay. #9290939

Liz blahh 3/14/2011 1:39:50 PM

Great capture! #9291159

Rolando Rosito 3/14/2011 4:08:42 PM

Wonderful image Jay! #9291386

David M. Montero 3/14/2011 7:27:06 PM

Great find wonderfully captured Jay! #9291616

Paul D. 3/15/2011 10:08:23 PM

Jay, you never disappoint, what a great image. You feel like you're down on one knee and right in the scene. That 17-40 must have been 8 inches from the ground! Beautiful piece. Those two wide cracks in the FG are perfectly placed, you get yanked right into that canyon. Send this one to ESS on NPN, we need a good shot in the arm over there. ;-) #9293562

Katarina Mansson 4/3/2011 3:43:29 AM

Great POV and composition! Congratulations on your beautiful POTD Jay! #9331836

Karen Celella level-classic 4/3/2011 3:56:37 AM

Congratulations on your outstanding POTD, Jay. I just watched 127 Hours and this reminds me of the beauty and danger of the canyons. #9331854

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 4/3/2011 4:13:30 AM

what a fascinating low pov and grand capture, Jay. CONGRATZ on the POTD!!!

UB. #9331872

Richard M. Waas level-classic 4/3/2011 4:22:07 AM

Excellent image Jay and a well deserved POTD!! Congrats...... #9331882

Mary K. Robison level-classic 4/3/2011 4:33:41 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful POTD, Jay. Excellent pov, with gorgeous light and colors. #9331896

Joy Rector level-classic 4/3/2011 4:44:04 AM

congrats on the POTD #9331913

Cathy Barrows 4/3/2011 5:16:52 AM

Congrats on your beautiful POTD...the cracks are so even it almost looks like tile #9331942

Nikki McDonald level-classic 4/3/2011 5:17:00 AM

Wonderful pov and exposure, Jay. The light, colors and lines and composition are lovely. Congratulations on the POTD. #9331944

Anthony L. Mancuso 4/3/2011 5:21:42 AM

Awesome image Jay...congrats on your POTD! #9331947

Waleed Al Maamari 4/3/2011 5:51:22 AM

Congratulations on your outstanding POTD #9331962

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 4/3/2011 6:53:40 AM

on your very deservinng POTD! 8o) #9332099

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 4/3/2011 8:08:48 AM

Wow, incredible scenery and lead in lines. Excellent POTD Jay, a huge congratulations!! #9332246

Susana Ms Heide 4/3/2011 8:17:36 AM

OH WOW!!!! The SMOOOTH texture in the FG makes me want to run my hand across the dry dirt :o) Another TOP NOTCH landscape from you Jay and most of us can only dream of capturing nature the way you do! CONGRATZ on this amazing POTD!! #9332251

Richard D. Love 4/3/2011 8:34:51 AM

Congratulations, Jay. Outstanding composition and the lines just lead the eyes throughout the image. Well done.

Rick #9332269

Laura E. Swan level-classic 4/3/2011 8:52:44 AM

What a powerful image, Jay. VERY commanding and it speaks for itself.

Huge congrats on this wonderful BP Honor of POTD!!!

-Laura Swan #9332290

Jay Patel 4/3/2011 9:37:07 AM

Thank you all for wonderful comments. Untouched Canyon floor like this one is hard to find....we got lucky on our last workshop in Southern Escalante Region. #9332322

Kimber Wallwork-Heineman level-classic 4/3/2011 11:02:50 AM

A winner for certain! Congratulations #9332381

Shawn Jennings level-classic 4/3/2011 1:30:28 PM

Fantastic image, Jay! Congratulations on your POTD! #9332545

Anne McKinnell 4/3/2011 5:26:41 PM

Excellent Jay! I don't think I've seen one like this with the cracks on the floor. Beautifully done. #9332841

Phyllis H. Burchett 4/3/2011 7:02:27 PM

Congrats on this awesome POTD! #9332987

Denny E. Barnes level-classic 4/4/2011 7:56:58 AM

Beautiful, Jay! Congratulations on your outstanding and well deserved POTD!! #9333855

Shirley A. Kinney level-classic 4/5/2011 2:37:04 PM

Beautiful, Jay. Congrats on your POTD. #9336059

Patti Coblentz level-classic 4/5/2011 9:02:55 PM

Such a grand image, Jay...congratulations on your POTD! #9336611

Cecil P. Whitt 4/27/2011 12:02:43 AM

Congrats, a marvelous image. C #9371939

Shawn Jennings level-classic 4/27/2011 8:53:25 AM

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Jay! #9373463

Jeana Clark level-classic 4/27/2011 10:14:28 AM

Stunning capture Jay!!!
Congratulations on this
beautiful Finalist AND POTD!!!

~J~ #9373688

Phyllis H. Burchett 4/27/2011 3:20:53 PM

Congrats on your finalist! #9374537

Bill Houghton 4/28/2011 9:53:18 AM

Jay, congratulations on your beautiful win. You deserve it. Have a great day, Bill

If you have time, check out my website:
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Phyllis H. Burchett 4/28/2011 11:14:39 AM

Congratulations on your well deserved win!!! #9377497

Jeana Clark level-classic 4/28/2011 11:20:25 AM

Congratulations for this
well deserved Winner!!!!

~J~ #9377520

Merna L. Nobile 4/28/2011 3:43:28 PM

Take photo, Sleep
Edit photo, Sleep
Received award, stop sleeping

Rolando Rosito 4/28/2011 7:36:50 PM

Well deserved winner Jay, Congratulations!!! #9378606

Renee Doyle level-classic 4/29/2011 12:48:02 AM

Excellent capture and deserving win!! Congratulations Jay! #9378895

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 4/29/2011 2:28:23 AM

CONGRATZ again on the Winner now!!!

UB. #9378976

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 4/29/2011 4:19:53 PM

on your very deserving POTD & 2nd Place WINNER! 8o) #9380186

Shawn Jennings level-classic 4/29/2011 6:32:34 PM

Congratulations on your win, Jay! #9380481

Patti Coblentz level-classic 4/29/2011 8:00:30 PM

An amazing image, Jay...congratulations on your win! #9380571

Kim Andelkovic level-classic 5/5/2011 11:58:48 PM

Congrats x 2 awesome image :-)

Jay Patel level-classic 5/6/2011 4:05:52 AM

Thanks for all the comments. It was a unique find. The recent flooding had left the floor of the canyon wet enough to make the crossing difficult. We arrived just in time to catch a clean pattern without any foot prints. #9391489

David M. Montero 5/11/2011 1:12:18 PM

Congratulations on your winning selection Jay. Well worth the effort. #9399974

Kevin Reaves level-classic 6/4/2011 4:13:02 AM

Beautiful Image Jay! Congratulations!!!! #9443382

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Location: Paria Canyon Canon 17-40 1.6s@F14 Circular Polarizer

Exif: F Number: 14, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 16/10 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 29.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Uploaded on 3/14/2011 10:52:24 AM

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