Upper Antelope Canyon II

Upper Antelope Canyon is a slot canyon located near Page, Arizona. The Navajo call Upper Antelope Canyon Tse' Bighanilini, which means "the place where water runs through rocks". This shorter (than nearby Lower Antelope Canyon) canyon is accessible only through guide services licensed by the Navajo Nation. The image shows some of the wall structure looking straight up about 1 p.m. Imaged in June 2003.


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Romuald Kosina

Romuald Kosina - Mar 29, 2006 5:37 pm - Voted 10/10


Very surpising picture!!!

Mark Doiron

Mark Doiron - Mar 29, 2006 8:16 pm - Hasn't voted

I'll Take That As a Complement!

"Surprising?". Yes, I suppose many of the photos are looking down the length of these wonderous canyons. As were most of mine! Unfortunately, I forgot the tripod in the truck and was restricted to handheld photography for two hours. But, I still walked away with a few good shots, despite the long exposure times, including this one.


Sajama - May 23, 2006 7:02 am - Voted 10/10

I agree...

with Romuald. It´s a very original pic. Some times the fact of no carry gear can have surpisings rewards.

Mark Doiron

Mark Doiron - May 23, 2006 2:20 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: I agree...

Heh-heh. And sometimes forgetting the gear can give unexpected surprises. Because I didn't have a tripod I was leaning against the canyon walls to brace myself for the several second exposures. During one such time someone came up pointed at the wall right next to my ear and said, "Here! See it?". And the person with her said, "Oh yes! It IS a black widow spider!".

mark d.


Sajama - May 24, 2006 7:00 am - Voted 10/10

Re: I agree...

Thanks for your always interestings explanations. If you see another black widow you can attach it to my album Spiders, howewer please use the zoom!


Mark Doiron

Mark Doiron - May 25, 2006 8:56 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: I agree...

It's been years since I've seen a black widow around my home. But I find fiddlebacks (brown recluses) inside my home at least weekly this time of year. Much more dangerous than a black widow because their painless bite literally causes the skin to die and fall away after a few weeks leaving a big, open wound that can take months to heal. mark d.

Mark Doiron

Mark Doiron - Dec 5, 2006 6:06 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Very cool indeed!

It was pretty impressive. Thanks again for having a look! --mark d.

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