The ECO-Star helicopter that took us into the Canyon.
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area in Nevada is an area managed by the Bureau of Land Management as part of its National Landscape Conservation System, and protected as a National Conservation Area.
It is well worth a visit and an amazing contrast from the city in just a few miles. Bet you can’t guess why it’s called Red Rock Canyon?
An Amazing Trip
Some images from a recent trip to the Grand Canyon. The helicopter trip seems pricey but it is well worth it with amazing views and disbelief at the staggering scale of it. You’ll wish you had if you don’t!
Shot details: Nikon D90 with Sigma 10-20mm f/4.0-5.6 lens @ 10mm & f13 1/60sec ISO 200
Location: New Quay Harbour, New Quay, Cardigan Bay, West Wales.
If you’ve never been to this part of the UK you should go: Continue reading New Quay
Shot details: Nikon D90 with Nikkor 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6 lens @ 16mm & f22 1/13sec ISO 200
Location: Troutbeck, Cumbria, English Lake District. Continue reading High Street from Troutbeck
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Shot details: Nikon D90 with Sigma 10-20mm f/4.0-5.6 lens @ 10mm & f13 1/40sec ISO 200
Location: Caswell Beach, Mumbles, South Wales
Surfers leave the sea as the sun sets over Caswell Beach Continue reading Sunset at Caswell Beach
Shot details: Nikon D90 with Nikkor 16-85mm lens @ 85mm & f13 1/500sec ISO 160
Location: Bourg-de-Thizy, Rhône-Alpes, France.
Misty October sunrise over Bourg-de-Thizy, France, viewed from Thizy just as the sun reached the town.
Shot details: Nikon D90 with Nikkor 16-85mm lens @ 16mm & f20 1/80sec ISO 200
Location: Approaching Striding Edge, Helvellyn, Cumbria.
Red Tarn sitting below the summit of Helvellyn in the English Lake District on just about the best day you could possibly imagine for tackling Striding Edge, magnificant.
Shot details: Nikon D90 with Nikkor 16-85mm lens @ 19mm & f10 HDR 3 exposures 1/200 sec 1/400sec 1/800sec ISO 200
Location: Helvellyn, English Lake District, Cumbria.
Looking east towards Striding Edge from the last scramble up Helvellyn on just about the best day you could imagine for Winter walking.
Shot details: Nikon D90 with Nikkor 16-85mm lens @ 42mm & F9 1/320sec ISO 160
Location: Chez Parcelly, near Montagny, Rhône-Alpes, France.
A beautiful misty Autumn sunrise at Chez Parcelly, near Montagny, Rhône-Alpes, France.