Views on the road to Arches National Park

Road to Arches National Park

I have been sifting through some of my older images and thought I would just share some from the journey I took in April when I went to my Aunt Leora’s funeral with a side trip to Arches for 3 days.  I spent an evening shooting around Temple Square in Salt Lake City.

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After that I borrowed my wonderful cousin’s car and drove south and east from Salt Lake across through some amazing country to Arches National Park.   Here are some scenes along the road

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I drove into Arches at sunset and the rocks were glowing brilliantly red

Arches red rocks



And the rich dark night was full of stars as I gazed in joy from near Balanced Rock

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The next morning brought Mammatus Clouds around my little campsite on a backroad

Arches Mammatus clouds


That morning I wandered on over to Balanced Rock again to catch some cool clouds there



Arches Balanced Rock




I had fun hiking one morning for sunrise up to the viewpoint overlooking Delicate Arch from farther away

Arches Delicate Arch



and along that trail were some lovely Indian Paintbrush

Arches Indian Paintbrush



Throughout the next few days I wandered somewhat aimlessly led by the light here and there around the park

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Arches National Park

Arches Pine Tree Arch

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Some of these are iPhone shots, some are from my DSLR.


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My mother taught me to love the world around me… and if I can help others to see with new eyes by showing that beauty through photography. I have accomplished my hearts goal . Husum, WA is my childhood home and I consider home to be anywhere from Mount Adams to the Columbia River. I give thanks to my parents for their love for Nature and God. My work can be found online in full on Flickr, and while I am not set up to sell on that site, if you find a print of any size or style you wish to inquire about simply email me and I can send you a price list of prints by themselves or framed or mounted on foam core, gallery wraps, and standouts. I also license my photos for use in magazines, travel brochures and for web site use, and have been published several times. During the summer I am often at Saturday Market in Trout Lake or Hood River with my Note Cards and Prints You can also find me on Google as Darlisa Black, and on Facebook as Starlisa Black Photography Thank you for Viewing…

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