Friday, March 25, 2011

Valley Skies

 Because I posted photos yesterday that were taken in Utah after a rainfall, I thought to include shots of the rich blue skies that greeted us on our drive toward Monument Valley, before the rain began.
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It was spectacular to ride through this endless, wide valley and watch that big sky fill with clouds that soon tossed long, dark shadows across the golden fields.
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I could not take my eyes off the clouds...the sky-lover in me had found heaven, and wanted to record every mercurial shift and shadow that magically transformed this incredible landscape.
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The clouds grew thicker by the minute and I kept shooting, each new frame etching ever deper into my soul the complete joy I found in this beautiful piece of the world...
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You might like to check out the results here:
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and here
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18 comments:

Chuchie | Chie Wilks said...

awesome photographs making the views breathtaking

Sherry Blue Sky said...

Spectacular scenery indeed. It must have been so exciting watching those huge rock formations appear in the flat desert. Fabulous photos. What a trip it must have been. Enough to fill one's soul and have lots running over...........

LV said...

These are remarkable photos. No doubt you have an excellent camera and know how to use it. They do not gook real. The shots look like an oil painting. Stunning piece of work.

Jo said...

Lynette, these photos look like soft water colours. Beautiful. Have a wonderful weekend. Jo

Breezy said...

LOVE those photo's!
you have such talent.

Debra She Who Seeks said...

Incredible scenery -- that first photo is a real stunner!

Lois Evensen said...

How very beautiful!

Melissa said...

This has got to be one of the most exquisite blogs I have seen.

Truly lovely!

eileeninmd said...

Beautiful skies and scenery. Utah is a gorgeous state.

Grandma's Goulash said...

Truly delightful. Thanks for sharing them.

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aka Penelope said...

When I was small I used to stretch out on the grass and look up at the clouds. I saw endless possibilities in the transforming sky. Like you, Lynette, I am fascinated by cloud-filled skies. The bright blue backgrounds in your photos are a perfect canvas as the clouds roll by.

Jillsy Girl said...

what majestic skies! breathtaking!

Colleen - the AmAzINg Mrs. B said...

You have the eye of an artist..and I love how you've sporlighted Utah. We are very proud of our state and the diversity of the landscape never ceases to amaze me! Thank you for sharing yoou talent :-)

paulandrewrussell said...

Beautiful photos, Lynette. :-)

Carola Bartz said...

Gorgeous photos of a wonderful area - I've been there several time and I love the drive to Monument Valley. The sky you captured is wonderful.

The Write Girl said...

Beautiful sky shots. I was visiting from Thursday Tales but these are quite enjoyable photos. Breathtaking!

adrielleroyale said...

Fantastic - just WOW!

Katy Cameron said...

Oh fabulous skies! Ours were mostly hazy this weekend, but the sun was out a lot, we couldn't complain :o)