Clouds over the Monument Canyon
The Monument Canyon is the largest canyon in Colorado National Monument. The most prominent rock formation found in the canyon is a 5,739-foot-tall sandstone pillar called the Independence Monument, the rock that is illuminated by the morning sun in this picture. The canyon also includes other iconic features, such as a linear set of pillars called Coke Ovens and the 400-foot-high tower known as Kissing Couple. Rim Rock Drive road provides convenient access to multiple viewpoints allowing photographing those unique rock formations. This photo was taken near the Grand View.
Canon EOS 6D
EF16-35mm f/4L IS USM
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