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Rafting the Grand Canyon

A Photographic Adventure

On Second Thought

Some weeks after first reviewing my film from this trip I spent an afternoon going over them again to see if there was anything special that I might have missed. There wasn't. But there were a couple of photographs that deserve to do more than sit in a box on a shelf, so here they are.

Cliffside, Grand Canyon ‹ May, 2000

One of the frustrations of the trip was to drift past spectacular photographic opportunities at about 5 miles an hour. Slow ‹ but ultimately too quick for anything more than snapshots. Nevertheless some of them are lovely snapshots.

Photographed with a Canon EOS-1V and 100~400mm f/5.6L IS lens on Fuji Provia 100F

Cactus, Grand Canyon ‹ May 2000

The overwhelming physical sensation inside the Grand Canyon is that of heat. This photograph encapsulates for me the aridness and intensity of the physical environment.

Photographed with a Canon EOS-1V and 24mm f/3.5L IS lens on Fuji Provia 100F

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