Shining Through by Gregory Ballos |


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The sun is filtered through a tree limb atop Antelope Canyon. Antelope Canyon is a slot canyon located near the Arizona/Utah (USA) border and offers breathtaking views of sunbeams and wind-whipped sandstone formations.

Equipment Used:
Nikon D60 DSLR Body
Nikon 18mm – 55mm f/3.5-5.6G AF-S DX (VR) Vibration Reduction Wide Angle Lens

The Navajo name for Upper Antelope Canyon is Tse’ bighanilini, which means “the place where water runs through rocks.” Upper Antelope is at about 4,000 feet elevation and the canyon walls rise 120 feet above the streambed. Located within the LeChee Chapter of the Navajo Nation.

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  • ginabgood1
    ginabgood1almost 4 years ago

  • Thanks Gina!!

    – Gregory Ballos |

  • vampvamp
    vampvampalmost 4 years ago


  • Thanks!

    – Gregory Ballos |

  • allicata
    allicataalmost 4 years ago

    wow! great light you captured Gregory, just amazing!

  • Allison, I appreciate the kind comment!

    – Gregory Ballos |

  • ginabgood1
    ginabgood1almost 4 years ago

    Gorgeous work! September 1, 2010

  • Thanks Gina!

    – Gregory Ballos |

  • shazart
    shazartalmost 4 years ago

    WOW Gregory, this is so awesome. Congrats. A FAV

  • Thank you very much!

    – Gregory Ballos |

  • John Vandeven
    John Vandevenalmost 4 years ago

    OMG….This is a superb image….Great colour and the filtered light is amazing…
    A fav for sure…

  • Thank you John!!

    – Gregory Ballos |

  • Matt Jones
    Matt Jonesalmost 4 years ago

    Congratulations on your feature.

  • Thanks again Matt!

    – Gregory Ballos |

  • Teresa Smith
    Teresa Smithalmost 4 years ago

    Beautiful. Congratulations

  • Thank you Teresa!

    – Gregory Ballos |

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtalmost 4 years ago

    Stunning….congratulations on your feature!!

  • Thanks Cee!

    – Gregory Ballos |

  • Heather Paakkonen
    Heather Paakkonenalmost 4 years ago

    Congrats on the feature. This shot is very captivating. Great shot!

  • Well thank you Heather!!

    – Gregory Ballos |

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