A few months ago I was in Zion National Park. Zion is one of my favorite parks to photograph in. It’s also one of the hadrest. I went the first week of November and was surprised at how crowded the park was. I understand you don’t even want to visit in the summer. The only way around the park is by bus. So, you are the mercy of bus schedules as well as bus stops. At one time when you could drive a car in the park you could stop at all the great location, work from the car and then move to the next location.
These two shots were shot from the infamous Zion bridge. I usually avoid the bridge as it is a very iconic photo that I have shot many times. However, crossing the bridge this time I couldn’t help but see how nice the light was. It was different. So, I jumped on the bridge found a spot amonst about 40 photogaphers caught my shot and looked behind me to see another. I walk across the brdge and did another shot. I followed my rule in the field. Always be looking around, especially behind you. Many on the bridge that night did not see the second shot.