The Bryce Canyon in Utah presents the young end of the geological grand staircase of the Colorado Plateau. Numerous little arches are hidden in the limestone hoodoos of the Pink Cliffs. When the sun rises the first light touches the peaks of these hoodoos. The remaining area is still in deep shadow.
Pentax MZ-5, Sigma 70-300mm, f/8, 1sec, Kodak Ektachrome E6, ISO 100, polarization filter, tripod