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Author: Ryan

Arizona Bucket list: The Wave, AZ

One of the most highly sought hiking permits in the American Southwest is for the Wave, AZ, located about 40 minutes west of Horseshoe Bend and Antelope Canyon. This bucket list item attracts people from all over the world, with well over a thousand people a day applying for just 20 permits. How to get a Wave Permit There are some advantages to being a local, and one of those is that I can run over to Kanab and enter the lottery in the dead of winter and try to get one of the 10 daily permits (the other...

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Photographing Horseshoe Bend – Marco Schröder

These picture, I was somewhat surprised at these amazing outcome, is more or less a lucky spin-off (serendipity). It is the result of a snapshot during our trip to the United States this summer. We made a round-trip from San Francisco to Las Vegas. During the journey we stopped at Page. We have heard about the possibility to take an amazing view at the Horseshoe Bend and the Antelope Canyon. We were impressed from the amazing view and the fantastic weather. To be on the edge of an abyss we took this picture. This picture is a composing image of 7  single images, when the camera 1st...

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Photographing Horseshoe Bend tips from the pro’s – Nir Amos

When I have decided to do the road trip of my life, I knew that as a photographer, the iconic Horseshoe Bend is the best site that I want to visit! I flew all the way from israel for a unique journey of a life time. My road trip started from San Francisco, there I’ve rented a car, and drove to  HIGH WAY 1 , Zion National Park first to capture the Narrows. After Zion, Bryce canyon,and then to Page, Arizona where we stayed for two nights(next time minimum a week,so much to see). Horseshoe Bend is an unbelievable place. So much energy! I came at sunrise with...

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Photography tips from the Pro’s – Ryan Houston

I have lived in Utah most of my life and had never visited Horseshoe Bend until March 2015. I was working in Kanab, UT and decided to drive to Page, AZ after work to take pictures of Lake Powell. On the way, I saw signs for Horseshoe Bend and immediately decided to shoot this iconic location instead. I was worried that I would not have enough time to actually hike to Horseshoe Bend before the sunset. However, I decided to risk it and followed the signs to the parking lot. I arrived in the parking lot which is surprisingly...

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