Pray For Clouds – Landscape Photography in Monument Valley

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NOTE: This post will also appear on my new site WESHOOTFUJI.COM


I am writing a series of posts about a recent trip to Monument Valley. A long-time client asked me to go out and do some one-on-one shooting with him. I hadn’t been there in 15 years so I jumped at the chance.

Monument Valley Sunrise  - Photo Copyright Scott Bourne - Shot With Fuji X100T Monument Valley Sunrise – Photo Copyright Scott Bourne – Shot With Fuji X100T

The winter in Monument Valley is often my favorite time to go. The crowds are smaller (sometimes you seem to have the place to yourself,) the hotels offer lower-cost (off-season) room-rates, and if you’re lucky, you’ll get clouds or even snow.

If you go in the summer (when everyone else does) you’ll have a better chance of capturing big, dramatic storm clouds. But you’ll compete with hundreds of photographers for space and it will cost more. It’s a trade-off.

Whatever it takes, if you…

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