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Monsoon Time Lapse

Taken at Marble Canyon Arizona

 

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Highlights and Shadows

Sunlight penetrates clouds from a passing thunderstorm, producing sunbeams along Marble Canyon in Northern Arizona.


Monsoons On Marble Canyon

Monsoon season has begun with full force at Marble Canyon which is in Grand Canyon National Park and precedes The Grand Canyon. These images were shot from above in the Kaibab National Forest, Arizona at a cool elevation of about 9,000 feet.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Monsoon Storm Time Lapse

Shot along Grand Canyon’s North Rim in Arizona. Watch at Full Screen in HiDef. Music by Ratatat

 


Thunderstorms strike Gooseberry Mesa Area

Monsoonal thunderstorms visited the Gooseberry Mesa area near Zion National Park, Utah. The play with sunlight and landscape produced some dramatic scenes.  These images and more are available for purchase as prints or downloadable files at  Latest Images at Dawn 2 Dawn Photography

 

 

 

 

 


Summer Has Arrived At Zion

Temperatures over 100 degrees and monsoonal moisture have arrived at Zion National Park, Utah.

 

 

 

Threatening clouds pass over Cave Valley at Zion National Park, Utah


Terrific Zion Sunset

A passing thunderstorm entered Zion National Park last evening around sunset and produced some amazing skies.

 

The sun sest on The Watchman at Zion National Park, Utah

 

The sun set on The Watchman at Zion National Park, Utah

 

The sun sets on Zion Canyon and some stormy clouds at Zion National Park, Utah

 

The sun set on The Watchman at Zion National Park, Utah

 

The sun sets on Zion Canyon and some stormy clouds at Zion National Park, Utah

The sun sets on Zion Canyon and some stormy clouds at Zion National Park, Utah


One Amazing Little Rainbow

Caught this rainbow dancing along the desert floor near Marble Canyon at Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. It played with the monsoonal clouds passing through to provide some abstract images. A time lapse video of this rainbow and surrounding storms will follow soon.  These images are available as prints or downloadable files for personal use at Dawn2dawnPhotography.com

A rainbow appears during a thunderstorm at Marble Canyon at Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona.

A rainbow appears during a thunderstorm at Marble Canyon at Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona.

 

A rainbow appears during a thunderstorm at Marble Canyon at Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona.

 

A rainbow appears during a thunderstorm at Marble Canyon at Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona.

 

A rainbow appears during a thunderstorm at Marble Canyon at Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona.

 

A rainbow appears during a thunderstorm at Marble Canyon at Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona.

Just before the rainbow disappeared.


Dramatic Grand Canyon Skies

Passing monsoonal rainstorms appeared throughout the three days I spent at Timp Point, Kaibab National Forest, Arizona. These images and other recent photos are available as prints or downloadable files at Dawn2Dawn Photography.com    Word Press members receive a 25% discount with the code WP2016.

 

Storm clouds pass over the Grand Canyon near Timp Point, Kaibab National Forest, Arizona

The sunlight passes through storm clouds producing sunbeams over the Grand Canyon near Timp Point, Kaibab National Forest, Arizona

 

Storm clouds pass over the Grand Canyon near Timp Point, Kaibab National Forest, Arizona

 

Storm clouds pass over the Grand Canyon near sunset as seen from Timp Point, Kaibab National Forest, Arizona

 

Storm clouds pass over the Grand Canyon near Timp Point, Kaibab National Forest, Arizona

 

Storm clouds pass over the Grand Canyon near Timp Point, Kaibab National Forest, Arizona

 

Storm clouds pass over the Grand Canyon and produce sunbeams near Timp Point, Kaibab National Forest, Arizona

 

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Storm clouds pass over the Grand Canyon as seen from Timp Point, Kaibab National Forest, Arizona

 

Storm clouds pass over the Grand Canyon as seen from Timp Point, Kaibab National Forest, Arizona

 

Storm clouds pass over the Grand Canyon as seen from Timp Point, Kaibab National Forest, Arizona

 

Storm clouds pass over the Grand Canyon as seen from Timp Point, Kaibab National Forest, Arizona

 

The setting sun shines some light on the Grand Canyon at Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona


The Bad, the Good, The Ugly at Zion Today

Tremendous monsoonal thunderstorms ravaged Zion National Park today, closing the main road thru the park due to rock slides. But as with any storm, the aftermath can be delightful.

 

THE BAD

 

Monsoonal thunderstorms and rain swell the Virgin River at Zion National park, Utah

Monsoonal thunderstorms and rain swell the Virgin River at Zion National park, Utah

 

Monsoonal thunderstorms and rain swell the Virgin River at Zion National park, Utah

 

081016-Boulder-at-ZionFIrsw-970x546Photo courtesy of The St. George News, all others captured by Dawn2Dawn Photography

 

THE GOOD

 

The light from the setting sun shines on the The Watchman at Zion National Park, Utah

The light from the setting sun shines on the The Watchman at Zion National Park, Utah

 

The light from the setting sun shines on the West Temple at Zion National Park, Utah

The Virgin River returns to a more normal flow.

 

THE UGLY

 

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The streets of nearby Springdale were covered with mud.

 

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Menacing clouds approached later in the night.