Twisty & swirly canyon deep in the innermost recesses of Matkatamiba Canyon in Grand Canyon national park (Arizona), USA

I would like to thank Yool for nominating this image to appear in the prestigious Pay it Forward group. This is what she had to say :

”I like to nominate Inner Sanctum by Inge Johnsson
His work is so amazing and this one hit me just in the right spot the lines the light, colors and the composition is absolutely stunning and took my breath away.
Kind regards Yool”

Camera/lens: Canon 5D, EF 17-35/4L

Favoritings/views: 117/1184 (May 17, 2011)


arizona, canyon, grand, landscape, matkatamiba, sandstone, slot, southwest

Travel & Nature photographer who currently resides in Frisco, Texas

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  • Elizabeth McPhee
    Elizabeth McPheeover 4 years ago

    I love the way you’ve composed this with those dramatic lines of rock “twisting” and converging.

  • swaby
    swabyover 4 years ago

    Good for you! This is so awesome and everything Elizabeth said! Beautiful!

  • Inge Johnsson
    Inge Johnssonover 4 years ago

    Thanks! This was actually a bit tricky to set up since the canyon was so steep and tight, so I am glad that you like the composition.

  • djphoto
    djphotoover 4 years ago

    Awesome ! well worth the effort, excellent work:)

  • Thanks!

    – Inge Johnsson

  • Yool
    Yoolover 4 years ago

    This is brilliant !!!!!

  • Glad you like it. Thanks!

    – Inge Johnsson

  • Kevin McGeeney
    Kevin McGeeneyover 4 years ago

    a woozzerrrr for sure!!! great shot!

  • Much appreciated, thank you so much!

    – Inge Johnsson

  • Dianne English
    Dianne Englishover 4 years ago

    Such wonderful leading lines ! A beautiful image

  • WendyJC
    WendyJCover 4 years ago

    fantastic in every way!

  • Inge Johnsson
    Inge Johnssonover 4 years ago

    Thank you!

  • photogaryphy
    photogaryphyover 4 years ago

    Stunning shot, really well done.

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