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An Escape to Zion

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An Escape to Zion

One place in the national park system shines above all others for the best nature photography, Zion National Park in Utah.  Two hundred million years of nature's violent forces of ice, snow and water carved out a canyon in the sandstone which can only be described as "awesome".   A paradise for landscape photographers, the glowing orange, red and pink textured sandstone provide a gorgeous contrast with the bright blue skies...

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The Cracked Wastes

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The Cracked Wastes

Death Valley. The name alone conjured images of a dusty barren wasteland. The park has virtually no water, and is full of sun-bleached rocks and sand, devoid of the lush vegetation usually associated with beautiful landscapes. Not to mention the extreme temperature fluctuations a photographer must endure to get the shot in the best light of dawn, where it can be snowing at 4am and 90 degrees by the time you drive out of the park at noon.

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Experiencing Yosemite

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Experiencing Yosemite

Whether you’re an amateur or professional photographer, there is one place on the planet where it’s easy to achieve beautiful landscape photography. The natural beauty of Yosemite National Park has inspired photographers for decades. In 1890 Yosemite Valley was granted national park status, and since then a series of roads and trails were built to give you easy access to the valley's breathtaking vistas.

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The Breeze at Big Sur

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The Breeze at Big Sur

It's almost impossible not to capture pretty landscape pictures at Big Sur, on the Central Coast of California.  Because of the traffic-halting views along this stretch of highway, professional and amateur photographers alike will find snapping a few pictures from these spots irresistible.

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