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No sleep tonight

After a long day of driving on sand and slick rock, my guide Alias butler and I arrived at this very remote area of the grand canyon. Toroweap is the most solit...
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After a long day of driving on sand and slick rock, my guide Alias butler and I arrived at this very remote area of the grand canyon. Toroweap is the most solitary area I have traveled to. 80 miles from the nearest gas station, no cell service and no way to get help if you need it. Coming to these places really, really let’s you get away from it all. I completely enjoyed it. When we arrived it was 5 pm. We had a few hours before sundown, we started searching for spots that would be good to shoot at sundown. I found a spot perched high above the canyon. I sat and ate a sandwich and took it in. As night fell and pictures had been taken we decided to hunker down for the night. It was late summer and hot, even at night. Alias grabbed his cot and I decided i was going to sleep in the truck as I didn’t want to deal with the spiders, scorpions or snakes that come alive at night. I tried to sleep for a few hours and it was just so hot that i couldn’t do it. Up until this point there had been some clouds in the sky and wasn’t ideal for shooting the stars at night. Now the clouds had gone and i figured that i was so hot in the truck that i would set up a tent on the ledge about 3000 feet from the canyon floor, so that i could take some night shots and and possibly get some sleep. I had my head and camera peeked out of the tent shooting the stars and was getting hungry. I made my way back to the truck to grab a snack at 3 am. As i was walking back to the ledge, the tent was lit up from my lamp, i thought it brought some depth to the scene and told a bit of a story in itself so i grabbed my camera out of the tent and took some shots. They turned out to be my favorites. I didn’t get much sleep that night but it was well worth it for the experience.
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jimfbauty PRO+
 
jimfbauty May 16, 2016
My nephew does all sorts of climbing, sky diving and parachuting etc and camped out. Maybe he had the same experience and took a similar shot. Yours is more impressive with the lead in water and shooting star.
nina050 PRO+
 
nina050 May 31, 2016
Beautiful !!
kathyk_abq
 
kathyk_abq May 31, 2016
Wow! Amazing shot! You are so rioght about the Grand Canyon. The stars there are amazing!
gsmithphotos
 
gsmithphotos May 25, 2017
I love that spot! Great capture, brought me there.
FredericMONIN PRO
 
FredericMONIN June 21, 2017
Magnifique landsxcape !!!
charles4691
 
charles4691 June 21, 2017
That view! Awesome!
lddove PRO+
 
lddove July 07, 2017
Everything about this photo works for me! Love it!
RamyDelariarte
 
RamyDelariarte June 12, 2018
Awesome

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