Antelope Canyon

Leica LX100, Skylum Luminar

Well, I think everybody on our tour bus got that super flu.

Antelope Canyon is one of the natural wonders on everyone's bucket list, and you know it's going to be an expensive ordeal. We get to the bus at 5am and drive four hours, switch to off-road trucks, and get packed like cattle into this surprisingly narrow canyon.

They watch the weather super close, because it flash-floods - the whole beautiful thing was, is still being carved, by water. Our guides assured us there's just enough time to escape with our lives if you stay with the group, and the group moves quickly.

Leica LX100, Skylum Luminar

There are special places destroyed or disappeared that only exist now in photographs. Antelope Canyon, however, has been documented by ten-thousand talented people with better equipment. Commercial tourism leaves fingerprints on the experience that's outside these pictures, and more challenging to capture. 

Organized tours go fast. The time we spent inside the canyon was insufficient to absorb everything. I was focused on iconic sandstone, and unprepared to document everything. Proper journalists would prepare, and find new details. 

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