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That's Not So Bad

Posted by
Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 2 February 2015 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

It takes six 180º switchbacks to make it to the top. We aren't there yet.

Capitol Reef National Park
Part of the Great American West series.

Focales from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

I like very much this composition with the foreground rock. The details of these thousand-year-old stones are magnificent

2 Feb 2015 5:14am

Devi from Chennai, India

The details and colour here are superb!!
I am just waiting to see the view from the top:))))

2 Feb 2015 5:22am

Gemma Wiseman from Melbourne, Australia

The lovely rock tones with the scattered dark pathes are so lovely. A fascinating landscape.

2 Feb 2015 6:28am

PATRICK from miramas, France

wow top compo 5****

2 Feb 2015 6:40am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Superbe vue

2 Feb 2015 7:28am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Eagle eyed view! Wonderful clarity in your shot as well.

2 Feb 2015 9:30am

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Magique avec cette très belle profondeur dans ce paysage!!!

2 Feb 2015 9:39am

Pat. from Lille, France

Very nice depth of view in this landscape, well composed

2 Feb 2015 10:31am

k@ from Paris, France

Love the pure air felt there.

2 Feb 2015 12:27pm

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Yeah, excellent details !

2 Feb 2015 12:42pm

Lougris from Toulouse, France

Not so bad ...just very beautiful and attractive !! Un goût d'aventure... :)

2 Feb 2015 1:12pm

Kyu from Kyoto, Japan

Excellent composition. Stunning shot of a magnificent landscape.

2 Feb 2015 1:19pm

Etsu from Kyoto, Japan

Magnificent view !! Wonderful composition.

2 Feb 2015 1:44pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Love the rugged shapes of the rocks. Cannot be an easy climb, though

2 Feb 2015 3:15pm

Tomek from PoznaƄ, Poland

Wonderful light and composition.:-)

2 Feb 2015 3:23pm

AMH from Buenos Aires, Argentina

que magnifica vista Steve . pienso que el estar ahí es sumamente hermoso , uno se debe de sentir pequeño ante semejante paisaje . muy buena fotografía . gracias por compartir tu viajes . un beso grande . Alejandra

2 Feb 2015 3:27pm

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Great landscape, superb image !!!

2 Feb 2015 3:33pm

Don - Slackwater from Spokane, United States

You were high enough to have a great view of the rugged landscape. A fine picture.

2 Feb 2015 3:41pm

jean pierre from paris, France

tres joli paysage!! amitiés

2 Feb 2015 5:21pm

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Superb view! Beautiful wild landscape!

2 Feb 2015 6:43pm

Anna Cherer from LA ROCHELLE, France

Beautiful mineral landscape ! and sun is an abundance here ! ))

2 Feb 2015 6:51pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Amazing and peaceful capture ... really gorgeous!

2 Feb 2015 7:00pm

Tomix from landerneau, France

Beautiful landscape!

2 Feb 2015 7:22pm

Tataze from Bourgogne, France

very nice landscape

2 Feb 2015 7:58pm

Shiva from Berwick, Canada

Fantastic, Steve ---- incredible landscape - I am looking forward to your reaching the Top !!!! Best wishes Monika

2 Feb 2015 8:03pm

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

I agree. Actually, it is quite handsome.

2 Feb 2015 8:05pm

Francisco Romero from Leon, Spain

wonderful composition.

2 Feb 2015 8:07pm

António Pires from Lisbon, Portugal

Great !

2 Feb 2015 8:27pm

philippe from saint medard d, France

Hello steve Encore une belle idée de photo. Très beau cliché, ce désert. J'aime beaucoup

2 Feb 2015 8:49pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice shot!
such beautiful composition, colors, lighting & textures!
Amazing view!!!!

2 Feb 2015 8:58pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Ah, switchbacks. With all of the backpacking I have done over the years, that is a word that makes me shudder. ;-) Great shot.

2 Feb 2015 9:33pm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Great view!

2 Feb 2015 9:50pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Gorgeous PoV with a great DoF!! The textures really "pop" in the foreground of this composition.

2 Feb 2015 10:09pm

Daryl Johnson from Worcester Park, United Kingdom

Fascinating detail and patterns, great sharp image.

2 Feb 2015 10:33pm

Diana from Olympia, United States

Just breathless

2 Feb 2015 11:26pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

What a beautiful scene here! Switchbacks seem to be a standard thing in many of these parks, but this one is so gorgeous!

3 Feb 2015 2:00am

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

amazing and far reaching view - depth is fantastic!

3 Feb 2015 2:02am

Sam from Chennai, India

What a beautiful view. Wonderful composition and light. A fine shot. :)

3 Feb 2015 3:08am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelle roche et pierre quelle vue et iamge sueprbe compo et couleur super décor

3 Feb 2015 3:29am

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Gorgeous scenery, love it!

3 Feb 2015 10:10am

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

This is so beautiful that I forget to think about those people who used to make a life here...when there were no buses and no cars....This is one of your best shots, from all points of view!*****

3 Feb 2015 10:17am

L'Angevine from Angers, France


3 Feb 2015 6:37pm

julie from France

La route est tout petite... il fait chaud... :)

3 Feb 2015 7:02pm

Veronique from Tarbes, France

Oh yes ! now I see the road. You did it by car I hope....

4 Feb 2015 3:55pm

Kiki from Auvergne, France

Magnificent! And I like the presence of the twisting road which indicates well the strength of the slope!

4 Feb 2015 8:36pm