9601 Green River Overlook Panorama

9601 Green River Overlook Panorama - Canyonlands National Park
My two previous visits to this iconic overlook failed to meet my personal vision for what it should be. The 2013 visit was plagued with late afternoon dirt and glare and I had to take a strong apocalyptic artistic approach to interpretation (previous image). Our Spring 2015 visit was programmed for the morning to avoid the 2013 problems, but the spring colors lent the substrates that sickly pale green cast of desert scrub and lichen that wreak havoc on the color palette of these red rock photographic renditions. But this October morning I found myself at the overlook all alone after one of those tourista-plauged sunrise shoots at Mesa Arch with a dramatic sky and no fresh green vegetation, and I finally captured the true Mad Maxian quality of this devil-cursed landscape that has satisfied all my personal visualizations. The juniper snag certainly helped... 2015

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