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AZU - Upper Antelope Canyon by landscapes AZU - Upper Antelope Canyon by landscapes
"his is one of the few slot canyons that survived being flooded by Lake Powell and the Glen Canyon Dam, and is probably the most famous slot canyon in the world.
Upper Antelope can only be reached on a guided Navajo tour, due to a flash flood that took the lives of 12 tourists in 1997. It is narrow at the top and widens as it descends. This allows the little bit of sun that gets in to bounce around all the curves and lines in the walls. It is this reflected light that makes the canyon come alive with glowing reds and oranges, and also allows sunbeams to come in, Antelope Canyon's most famous feature.

"My guide, Chief Ray Tsosie, was one of the nicest people you could hope to meet. He knew all the photo spots by heart, and was an incredible help in getting the shots that I got. He brought his flutes, and played into a special alcove deep in the Canyon. The music filled the canyon like liquid gold, and it was one of the most peaceful, beautiful things I have experienced..."

This beautiful landscape was submitted by ~AcousticAlchemy by way of Page, AZ.

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mgarima Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2014  Student
beatiful!!!!!
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JacksonDakota Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2013

Magnificent! :)

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misshandy Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2005
really nice shot lighting is great makes everything look so smooth and detailed and very surreal ^ ^ im sure ive seen this in practical photog. or amateur photog. ... hmm mint ^ ^

sad about the 12 tourists..
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landscapes Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2005   Photographer
I am glad you liked it

:)
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Lejonlurv Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2005
This is wonderful.. I love the warm colours... and that tour sounds great! Wish I could have joined you. :)
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SpearFox Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2005
That is so beautiful the way the sun lights up the rocks.
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KazellMulynn Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2005  Professional General Artist
I thought this was fabric when I first looked at it O_o
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