Behind the Scenes

© Darryl Wilkinson

Behind the Scenes

Uploaded: January 01, 2009


Renee Doyle was kind enough to pose for me at Monument Valley last November. The foreground image was taken just before sunrise at Monument Valley. The background image comes from later that same evening at Valley of the Gods. It was an incredible day! Thanks Renee :)

Exif: F Number: 4.5, Exposure Bias Value: 1.00, ExposureTime: 1/4 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 13.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 50D


Lynne Morris level-classic January 02, 2009

Absolutely beautiful image Darryl, the colours are fantastic. Wishing you and yours a Happy New Year. #1060270

Mary L. Graham January 02, 2009

Beautiful work Darryl I just love that sky!! =) #6969937

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe January 02, 2009

Wow - Darryl you have done an amazing job with this! Jeff #6970207

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic January 02, 2009

Absolutely outstanding, Darryl. The colors are so vivid, and the comp is amazing. So well done. #6970652

Ronald F. Fischer January 02, 2009

Spectacular capture, my friend! Happy New Year to you and your family! #6971692

Ken Smith level-classic January 02, 2009

I like the expansiveness in this..I've always loved the "west" and you've captured it perfectly...and my guess is Renee got a stunning shot too! #6972900

Renee Doyle January 02, 2009

The sky is absolutely incredible Darryl!!! You captured the Valley and it's mood beautifully! It really was a great day - thanks back at ya! #6973003

Ron McEwan January 02, 2009

Beautiful,I stayed in Mexican hat for a week running around in that part of Utah and AZ last May. #6973436

Howard A. Wimpee January 02, 2009

Beautiful Crimson Color's, ROLL TIDE!!!!!! #6973666

Darryl Wilkinson January 02, 2009

I thimk the tide was a bit low today :)

And you are most welcome, Renee - looking forward to our next excursion :)

Thanks for the nice comments everyone!

Happy New Year!! #6974551

Howard A. Wimpee January 02, 2009

I didn't expect them to roll on the ground, Congratulation's Ute's!!! But am still a Tide Fan!!! #6974861

Donna La Mattino Pagakis January 03, 2009

So beautiful Darryl, great colors and light! #6975073

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict January 03, 2009

This is so lovely and having Renee to pose for you, Darryl, is awesome, great job!!!

Dominick #6975305

Sam Britt January 03, 2009

Beautiful deep color & light, Daryl. #6976349

Milan Banik January 03, 2009

excellent composition #6976799

Marijana Fajgl January 03, 2009

Darryl, this is breathtaking! Amazing capture! #6977069

Pamela Shane January 03, 2009

Hi Darryl - hope all is well with you!
This is a stunning image, love the sky
colors, & overall composition. Wonderful work. Happy New Year to you, & yours. #6977202

A P January 03, 2009

This is just stunning, Darryl And a better model couldn't be found. :-) #6978125

Robert K. Bemus level-classic January 03, 2009

This is beautiful, Darryl-- the lighting and colors are superb!! #6979016

James E. Coleman level-classic January 04, 2009

This is incredibly beautiful and a really great composite!


ronda chatelle level-classic January 04, 2009

STUNNING image Darryl! Fantastic colors and composition! #6982676

Corinne M. Thompson January 08, 2009

Magnificent capture Darryl! Happy New Year to you! #7000838

Carla Metzler January 08, 2009

Gorgeous colors! Beautiful work, Darryl!
YLA #7002674

Dianna Murphy January 10, 2009

Wow, that's some gorgeous color, nice composition too. #7011021

James E. Coleman level-classic January 10, 2009

Well Darryl,
Again Incredible job here and congrat on EP, hope it goes all the way, it is indeed gorgeous!

Jim #7011061

ALLEN O. HOWARD January 14, 2009

I love the low key and deeply colored image Daryl! A great composition as well., Allen #7031913

A P April 22, 2009

She not only has a bunch of Finalist....she is a finalist. LOLOL

Congratulations....well done

Congratulations Pictures, Images and Photos #7432870

Kristi A. Howson April 22, 2009

Stunning light and colors Darryl! Congratulations and best of luck in the next round! #7434225

Ken Smith level-classic April 22, 2009

Renee always enhances a scene, doesn't she!? Congrats Darryl..glad to see this one! #7435082

Linda D. Lester level-classic April 22, 2009

She is lots of fun....Congratulations on your awesome finalist! #7435471

Sam Britt April 22, 2009

Big congratulations, Daryl!! #7435558

Terry L. Ellis level-classic April 22, 2009

Simply amazing, Darryl! Huge congratulations, Sir! #7436233

Renee Doyle April 22, 2009

Hey Darryl - Big congrats on this wonderful finalist!!!! I just love what you created here!!! Best of luck for the next round!! #7436283

Jeana Clark April 22, 2009

Awesome work!!!!

Fabulous finalist!!!!

~J~ #7436434

Alex T. Mizuno April 22, 2009

I thought the photographer looked familiar to me. This is a sensational image Darryl! Congratulations on your Finalist!!! #7436586

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic April 22, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS on this stunning Finalist, Darryl.

Usman. #7437231

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic April 23, 2009

Gorgeous colors and comp. CONGRATULATIONS Darryl on your finalist and good luck in the next round. #7440558

Marijana Fajgl April 23, 2009

Big congratulations! #7441195

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe April 23, 2009

Congrats Daryl on this very well deserved Finalist! Jeff #7441582

Mary K. Robison April 23, 2009

This is stunning, Darryl! Congratulations on its making finalt, and best of luck to you in the next round! #7442716

Cheryl E. Molennor April 24, 2009

Congratulations on this great finalist! #7446573

ALLEN O. HOWARD April 25, 2009

Awesome, Darryl! very creative and congratulations! #7448315

Mary K. Robison April 27, 2009

One of your most beautiful images, ever, Darryl! The colors are spectacular!
Congratulations on its selection as a finalist, and best of luck next level! #7455213

Lori Carlson May 17, 2009

Darryl! High-fives!! This is sooooo extremely cool!!! You rocked those Monument rocks!! Congratulations!! It's not only beautiful, it's fun & a great capture of our love for this art!! :0)
p.s. sorry, don't know where I have been that I'm not seeing it till now! :(
p.s.s. love your new mini pic! :) #7529353

Donna La Mattino Pagakis June 19, 2009

Congratulations on your finalist Darryl, what a beautiful image! #7651630

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