Spring Southern Utah

  Spring Adventures in Southern Utah   Associated Photo Gallery Link: http://wsackley.com/photography/?page_id=14655 If you want to explore a variety of scenery and climate conditions, I highly recommend visiting Utah in the spring. If you enjoy hiking, climbing, driving back roads, outdoor photography, or sitting on a rock high above an alpine or desert valley contemplating the…

Lower Antelope Canyon

  Lower Antelope Canyon If you are planning a trip within the Navajo Nation to see Monument Valley, you may also want to include a two hour side trip to Antelope Canyons…unless you are claustrophobic. The northern Arizona route to Antelope Canyons (routes 163, 160, and 222) is no straight line but is easy to follow and it does provide some unique landscape and wildlife photo opportunities along…

Day in the Fog

  Day in the Fog   North Carolina winter days can often be challenging for photographers. Where do you find inspiration if there is no snow on the ground and the landscape seems to be completely devoid of color? Looking out the window, it is easy to write these days off as a waste of time. Why…

Burr Trail

  Burr Trail   OK, let’s get the important warnings out of the way first. Traversing the full route of Burr Trail into Capitol Reef National Park or Glen Canyon National Recreation Area will require that you drive over some pretty rough ground that could present (potentially) dangerous situations. Most of Burr Trail is a dirt and gravel road. Rock slides and road…

Utah’s Scenic Highways

  Southern Utah’s Scenic Highways   The state of Utah offers a photographer some of the most diverse, remote, and beautiful landscapes in the USA. Southern Utah, in particular, has an unequaled maze of roadways (paved and unpaved) that wind through mountains, alpine forests, canyons, rock spires (hoodoos), natural arches, sage brush valleys, and desert.…