johnknopf
johnknopf

The Spirit

The first time I saw a picture like this I instantly knew what I wanted to do for a living. Finally visiting this canyon was a surreal experience. I spent month...
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The first time I saw a picture like this I instantly knew what I wanted to do for a living. Finally visiting this canyon was a surreal experience. I spent months shooting inside the canyon and captured tons of different angles, but this one always struck me as my favorite.
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avawhetton
 
avawhetton July 19, 2015
brilliant photography!
leilamckenna
 
leilamckenna July 25, 2015
magnificent! well done!
mcampi PRO+
 
mcampi July 30, 2015
Magical Place for sure...
vershinin PRO
 
vershinin August 20, 2015
I wish you to sell it for 6.5 millions $ too:))
snowdon PRO
 
snowdon September 30, 2015
Congratulations on your Finalist Win in the Beauty of Nature ... Amazing
carolcardillo PRO
 
carolcardillo November 21, 2015
Beautiful capture! Congrats on your Awards!
denisenewman
 
denisenewman December 07, 2015
One see's so many ... this somehow manages to stand out ... beautiful!
Jillybean56
 
Jillybean56 January 04, 2016
Stunning photo, congrats!
Ledopix
 
Ledopix January 04, 2016
Magnificent light!! :-D
barbietatummcdaniel
 
barbietatummcdaniel January 04, 2016
Such a beautiful vision. I'm always in favor of people who have such a gift... to capture things in such a way that we all are in awe.
SandyLSmith
 
SandyLSmith January 07, 2016
I love it! Maybe you will get 6.5 million too lol. I kinda like yours better though. Where is this exactly??
Coshooter
 
Coshooter February 10, 2016
Awesome Lighting & capture!!!
EdytaTywonek PRO
 
EdytaTywonek April 07, 2016
fantastic work...
jasondenver
 
jasondenver April 12, 2016
Beautiful. I also fell in love with photography when I saw a print similar to this in a Mangelsen gallery. Just happened to walk through while on vacation with little knowledge or interest at the time. I couldn't believe how "alive" it was. You captured the light so well. I bet this looks great printed out
dgberry
 
dgberry July 15, 2016
Beautiful! I have almost exactly like that. I call it "Spirits Rising". An amazing place, isn't it?
BrendaMiddlebrook
 
BrendaMiddlebrook July 20, 2016
love the light and color captured in this...Utah?
cmorisset PRO
 
cmorisset July 23, 2016
Beautiful detail and light, bravo!
DavidThePhotographer
 
DavidThePhotographer August 09, 2016
Is this located in Zions National Park or in the western United States?
Byronfairphotography PRO+
 
Byronfairphotography August 16, 2016
Very nicely done
Adam_Pritchard75
 
Adam_Pritchard75 August 23, 2016
Wow great shot!
Svenergy72
 
Svenergy72 February 14, 2017
Stellar capture! very strong composition...great colors and lighting here...like an artwork to be framed! :-)
3to2
 
3to2 February 14, 2017
Absolutely amazing light!
onelife2write
 
onelife2write February 15, 2017
Beautiful! Lovely lighting :)
Bclarkexlcr
 
Bclarkexlcr February 21, 2017
Awesome photo. Congratulations.
andrasroth
 
andrasroth February 21, 2017
Fantastic photo!I feel the same way! One day...
maryrose25
 
maryrose25 August 17, 2017
Absolutely MASTER Piece. Congratulations!!!
petercarelli
 
petercarelli December 17, 2017
Nice foto keep up the good work-pk
sharonotero
 
sharonotero April 18, 2018
Absolutely stunning!