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Shafts of Light

Posted by
Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 7 April 2010 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Upper Antelope Canyon

Part of The Great American West series.

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I'll be busy the next few weeks. Commenting will be spotty at best.

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

These shafts create an atmosphere of fantasy, fabulous shot.

7 Apr 2010 5:23am

Sidney from Manila, Philippines

Mysterious !
Wonderful !

7 Apr 2010 5:24am

PATRICK from miramas, France

marvelous light compo just 5********
have a good day

7 Apr 2010 5:28am

JamesC from portland, United States

wow, really beautiful image.

7 Apr 2010 5:41am

k@ from Paris, France

And now, it looks like smokes. Concrete beautifully lightened smokes ! Magic place the light transforms*

7 Apr 2010 6:34am

jpla from St Barthélémy d'Anjou-49, France

Belle compo ! Bonne journée

7 Apr 2010 7:27am

Veronique from Sarrouilles, France

Fantastic ! like curls of smocke !!

7 Apr 2010 8:08am

Elena Kotrotsou from Drossia, Greece

The light that comes inside looks magical!

7 Apr 2010 8:19am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Superb shot.. looks like fire with the light...:)

7 Apr 2010 8:51am

Kiki from Ambert, France

As fireflies which shine discreetly and splendidly this place !

7 Apr 2010 9:36am

Marc L. from France

Magnifique lumière, magnifiques couleurs !

7 Apr 2010 9:54am

MrsAmber from West Wickham, United Kingdom

This is totally mystical. Absolutely brilliant. Words can not express to you how I feel about this picture. So I'll shut up now!

7 Apr 2010 10:01am

Luca Bobbiesi from Milano, Italy

looks like a flame, fantastic framing and stunning light control

7 Apr 2010 10:21am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Extraordinary image.

7 Apr 2010 11:59am

Daniel from Kenmare, United States

cool! spotlights.

7 Apr 2010 12:01pm

PD from Overland Park, Kansas, United States

Whoa! Maybe the best yet! WOnderful light!

7 Apr 2010 12:36pm

Amanda from Jersey City, United States

Beautiful sunbeams! You captured them perfectly!

7 Apr 2010 1:05pm

JJ from Jersey City, United States

WOW speechless, this is brilliant

7 Apr 2010 1:15pm

yiannis krikis from thessaloniki, Greece

wow wow - I have no words

7 Apr 2010 2:03pm

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

We are planning a trip out to the general vicinity this summer. Am hoping to make it to Antelope Canyon. Thanks for these amazing views from inside the canyon (and for the info on times to take shots)... Do you have any thought on the Upper versus the Lower Antelope?

7 Apr 2010 2:20pm

@Viewfinder: Lower is a much better experience in my opinion. You get more time in the canyon and are pretty much left to your photography. You do need to be able to get up and down ladders/stairs there. If that's not a problem, I definitely recommend Lower Antelope Canyon.

Remember though that the monsoon season is from mid-July through mid-September. I would not go near the canyons during this time due to the flash flood danger.

Shahryar from Isfahan, Iran

wonderful,Great shot :)

7 Apr 2010 2:26pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

wow.. one of the best from this series .. It looks like the most beautiful flame ! Bravo ! many , many stars for this one :))

7 Apr 2010 3:23pm

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Like this one with the spots of light. If i remember well it's at the entrance of the canyon...

7 Apr 2010 3:31pm

Irene from France

Strange and beautiful effect ! I love this marvelous serie.

7 Apr 2010 3:42pm

Don from spokane, United States

A remarkable shot among remarkable shots! I like this version with the shafts of light. Beautiful image.

7 Apr 2010 5:01pm

António Pires from Lisbon, Portugal

This is magnificent. May be the best so far.

7 Apr 2010 5:04pm

Garfield from Ancaster Ontario, Canada


7 Apr 2010 5:25pm

Vink from Grasse, France

Like flames ! This place is really beautiful. You are perfectly restored the beauty of the site

7 Apr 2010 6:38pm

Michael from Chester, United Kingdom

Shafts of light..... words cannot describe the beauty. Excellent Steve.

7 Apr 2010 7:36pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Perfect title. Before I even looked at your title, I thought, great shafts of light.

7 Apr 2010 7:58pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Beautiful capture of these shafts of light! They make great contrasts against the warm walls.

7 Apr 2010 9:13pm

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Like fire. Amazing yet again.

7 Apr 2010 10:30pm

ordinaryimages from Kentucky Bluegrass, United States

I I the only one to see the Spirit? best...jerry

7 Apr 2010 11:26pm

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

Magical shot! Such wonderful divine inspiring light captured in a most beautiful composition and impeccable exposure! Amazing!

8 Apr 2010 12:21am

Monte Stevens from Westerville, United States

Excellent shot, Steve!

8 Apr 2010 12:37am

Michael Skorulski from Cigel, Slovakia

The shaft of light and shapes are glorious.

8 Apr 2010 12:55am

Céline from New York City, United States

Very beautiful ! I like the wide angle in height !

8 Apr 2010 1:25am

Bill Brown from California, United States

Excellent capture!

8 Apr 2010 3:05am

Didier DE ZAN from somewhere, France

Very beautiful place very beautiful light

8 Apr 2010 5:22am

Self-Indulgence from Chicagoland, United States

Multiple rays of light, I like!

8 Apr 2010 5:44pm

Daryl Johnson from Farnham, United Kingdom

Oh very well observed!

9 Apr 2010 6:58pm

Marie from FRESNES, France

très belle lumière.

9 Apr 2010 8:17pm

Nance E from Cary, United States

I enjoyed this series. Very incredible and beautiful place. Thank you for sharing it!

9 Apr 2010 11:51pm

Karthik from Chennai, India

Fabulous capture! Good eye!

12 Apr 2010 4:44am