February 20, 2016

Valley Dusting

Photograph by Tyler Lekki, National Geographic Your Shot

At the end of a four-week road trip, Your Shot member Tyler Lekki ran into some bad luck: a flat tire. He stayed the night in a local hotel in Monument Valley National Park in Utah, and his fortunes turned around when he was able to capture this sunrise shot of the park’s towering sandstone buttes after a light coating of snow.

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17 comments
herbert lacandazo
herbert lacandazo

thought it was a big brown snake! captivating indeed! great shot mr tyler.

Craig Leigh
Craig Leigh

Bravo!   What a click!  And the huge snake (err road) slithering through the landscape sets it off. Congrats on POTD!

K. Cheng
K. Cheng

this is such a refreshing landscape

Chris B.
Chris B.

A great image - eerie but striking. Good contrast in the warm colour of the road snaking through the scene.

P. Cate
P. Cate

Love Monument Valley!  Thanks for this unusual photo of it.

Antonio Marchesi
Antonio Marchesi

Scary? I don't know. Maybe: post-atomic or alien land. Any way: cinematic. And beautiful.

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