1st View of Palo Duro Canyon by Terence Russell


Small (23.2" x 15.5")

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A few hundred feet past the entry into Palo Duro Canyon State Park near Amarillo, Texas is an overlook. This scene is observable from the overlook.

Taken at Palo Duro State Park, a Texas State Park.

Camera info
Canon EOS Rebel T1i
Tamron 18-275mm lens
F-stop f/9.5
Exposure 1/250
ISO 100
Focus 21mm

HDR data
tripod, 3 RAW images +2 to -2, Photomatrix Pro 3.2


park, canyon, amarillo, state, texas, palo, duro, aorbfebfeatures

Son of an avid reader of paperbacks and a manager of a photofinishing plant in Abilene, Texas.

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  • Torfinn
    Torfinnover 4 years ago

    A wonderful view, and shot!

  • Thanks, Torfinn! It is better in person! ;)

    – Terence Russell

  • © Bob Hall
    © Bob Hallover 4 years ago

    Goodness Tiger, as far as the eye can see…great capture. I love it!!!

  • Thank you, Bob! It was great morning for photography! Did you note the sun rays in the top left corner?

    – Terence Russell

  • Tara  Turner
    Tara Turnerover 4 years ago


  • Thank you kindly, Tara!

    – Terence Russell

  • Scott  d'Almeida
    Scott d'Almeidaover 4 years ago


  • Thanks, Scott!

    – Terence Russell

  • CraigsMom
    CraigsMomover 4 years ago

    Absolutely, positively stunning! An instant favorite!!!

  • Thanks! I am hopeful I did the view justice!

    – Terence Russell

  • Carla Jensen
    Carla Jensenover 4 years ago

    Wow!! Stunnng image …Terence!!! Outstanding view , sky, lighting and colors!! Excellent work, My Friend!! Wtg =D

  • Thank you, Carla. The skies were cooperative, to be sure.

    – Terence Russell

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 4 years ago

    Incredible DOF here Terence, must a sight to see indeed…inst fave!!!

  • The canyon is so very beautiful and a real surprise to find for visitors not familiar with the area, because most of the surrounding territory is flat plains with yellowed grasses.

    – Terence Russell

  • BCImages
    BCImagesover 4 years ago

    great work Terence

  • Everything came together just right, Steve. I am just happy to have been there at the very right moment!

    – Terence Russell

  • JHRphotoART
    JHRphotoARTover 4 years ago

    Such a wonderful image Terence… Congratulations !

  • Thanks, my friend. As you know, the right light makes all the difference!

    – Terence Russell

  • pat gamwell
    pat gamwellover 4 years ago


    Please add tag: aorbfebfeatures….thank you.

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