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The Show Begins

Posted by
Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 19 May 2010 in Landscape & Rural.

Dawn at Zabriskie Point. It was a cold, windy morning waiting in the dark for the light show to begin.

Death Valley National Park
Part of The Great American West series.

Jojigirl from Badian, Philippines

nature's grandeur unperturbed - great capture!

19 May 2010 5:08am

Marie LC from Dauphiné, France

Merci Steve de m'offrir Death Valley et de me ramener des années en arrière ! magnifique paysage.

19 May 2010 5:44am

Irene from France

Impressive ! Great shot !

19 May 2010 5:49am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Fabulous composition of planes and colors. It's a great image of this Valley that I don't know yet.

19 May 2010 6:05am

k@ from Paris, France

Like beautiful deep blankets, it's such a superb pic, Steve and love the 3 layers in the compo.

19 May 2010 6:28am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Que c'est beau ! Bonne journée

19 May 2010 7:57am

Vaido from Võrumaa, Estonia

Great view, very good layers in different colors!

19 May 2010 7:59am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Spectacular.. lovely details and texture..

19 May 2010 8:07am

Elena Kotrotsou from Drossia, Greece

Wow! These colors and textures are amazing!!!

19 May 2010 8:07am

ℳarleen from Doesburg, Netherlands

Very impressive landscape....great shot!

19 May 2010 8:08am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Kinda leaves me speechless . . what an utterly amazing vista . . and the distance out there.

19 May 2010 9:03am

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

An incredible show...!

19 May 2010 10:43am

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

It's like there are distinct color layers on these ridges. Wow!

19 May 2010 11:12am

Peggy M. from somewhere in, France

Très belle profondeur de l'image, la terre, couche après couche. J'aime !

19 May 2010 11:37am

Daniel from Kenmare, United States

that's a nice one.

19 May 2010 12:11pm

JJ from Jersey City, United States

Well worth the cold and wait to see this amazing display of nature, fantastic shot

19 May 2010 12:58pm

Monique from Koh Samui, Thailand

Breathtaking view! Very beautiful with all those awkward shapes and I love that light on the mountain top in the background. Fantastic photo Steve and a great start of the show!

19 May 2010 1:17pm

Ferds from New Jersey, United States

Excellent tones! Your eye for color is just spot on.

19 May 2010 2:28pm

Amanda from Jersey City, United States

I love all of those shades of brown and hilly terrain. Reminds me of brownie batter in the making. Yum! :)

19 May 2010 2:35pm

Don - SLACKWATER from spokane, United States

A fine color image of this marvelous country. I like the detail and the capture of the varied colors. Nice one.

19 May 2010 3:12pm

beanow from Warsaw, Poland

Beautiful, fleshy form. Total extremely plastic. Cool!

19 May 2010 3:27pm

Stefan from Thiersee, Austria

Love this impressive place, great!

19 May 2010 3:39pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

wow, these beige tones/colors , texture , layers ... it is so pretty and inviting :) Super shot, Steve !

19 May 2010 4:14pm

Bruno from Braine l'Alleud, Belgium

Bravo, une belle réussite!!

19 May 2010 4:14pm

Céline from New York City, United States

Very beautiful !

19 May 2010 4:35pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

A beautiful light show indeed. I love this high shot capturing all these folds in the ranges. Great earth tones as well.

19 May 2010 5:20pm

yiannis krikis from thessaloniki, Greece

great textures and rock formations - excellent color palette

19 May 2010 5:32pm

Aurore from Paris, France

Love this shot, Steve ! Sharp yet so sweet, colors and textures. Looking forward to go on this travel ;)

19 May 2010 7:01pm

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

And this is a great show…

19 May 2010 7:15pm

Daryl Johnson from Farnham, United Kingdom

What a landscape...

19 May 2010 7:48pm

Kiki from Ambert, France

Very beautiful ! An amazing contrast between the aridity of the foreground and the snowy summits at the bottom! The visit promises to be interesting :)

19 May 2010 8:03pm

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

superbly layered landscape with each layer of mountains having a different tone/shade to it - wonderfully captured with good sharpness all the way into the distance!

20 May 2010 1:42am

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Lovely tones.

20 May 2010 4:30am

Bill Brown from California, United States


20 May 2010 5:02am

Veronique from Sarrouilles, France

beautiful contrast between the different lines

20 May 2010 8:17pm

EstherK Borneo from Kota Kinabalu, Malaysian Borneo, Malaysia

Your wait in the dark is well-rewarded I must say. What a wonderful sight! Would love to see this one day.

20 May 2010 11:22pm

Jhon from Fine Land, Singapore

This is awesome! Breathtaking scene!

21 May 2010 1:02am

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland


21 May 2010 12:01pm