Early evening light at Coyote Buttes

I photographed this 7 years ago in Coyote Buttes, a very remote area in Northern Arizona along the Utah border.

evening light at coyote buttes

Earlier in the day I was photographing at the Wave when I tripped and slightly fractured my ankle and had to hike out using my tripod as a crutch. This was photographed on the hike out.

When I eventually hiked out and drove back to where my tent was set up, the ankle went right into the beer cooler. I ended up staying in the area for a couple more days photographing, then had the ankle checked out by a doctor when I returned to Phoenix.

The RAW file of this photo had been sitting on my hard drive all this time before I enhanced it and brought it to life earlier this week using Capture One Pro and Perfect Photo Suite. This photo is part of my Open Edition Collection and you can purchase prints in numerous different sizes and finishes here.

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  • Olaf August 29, 2014   Reply →

    Great photograph, Matt. I love the saturation.

    • Olaf August 29, 2014   Reply →

      But also, the composition is worth mentioning! I’ll be following this blog more often from now on. I need to train my landscape photography and will be relying on you mate!

      • Matt Suess August 29, 2014   Reply →

        Thanks Olaf for your comments! You can subscribe to this blog on the right hand side with your email address. Also stay tuned for some online classes I am working on that will soon be available!

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