19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Autumn Apotheosis: Zion National Park Watchman & Virgin River

This is a famous sunset vantage point known as "the bridge shot," but on that cold morning I stood alone on the bridge at sunrise. I was lucky to photograph of the Watchman mountain, Virgin River, and yellow Cottonwood at the peak of fall colors.

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Date Taken: 11.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Zion National Park, Utah, United States of America
Copyright: © Elliot McGucken