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Royal Rainbow by PeterJCoskun Royal Rainbow by PeterJCoskun
I spent labor day weekend up on the north rim of the grand canyon with a few fellow photographers and got to experience some of the views that are off the beaten path. For the most part, we had the park to ourselves with a few others poking in to the view points. I had the chance to camp along the rim (something I've always wanted to do) and meet some new people. This area is not off the beaten path, in fact, many of you have probably seen images from this location, but for me the real view was inside the canyon. We started our morning at 3am loading up our gear from our first campsite and headed an hour and a half to point imperial hoping for a good sunrise. We got there about an hour before hand and just waited out the light. We didn't get any dramatic light, but some nice skies and views. After about an hour and a half of shooting at this point we headed to cape royal. These were the only two points we reached via paved road. When we arrived it had began raining so we sat in the car for a few minutes as the rain began to lighten up a bit. With the sun already in the sky, I wasn't really expecting anything dramatic. With the on and off rain it was hit or miss or get everything wet. Once the rain finally let up this rainbow appeared from inside the canyon and some soft filtered light painted the canyon floor. This was really the first time I ever got a rainbow on camera that I liked. With a few shots taken, we headed some 22 miles on rough borderline 4x4 roads to our final point and had quite the light show at sunset. It was a grand experience for my first visit to the north rim and surely will not be my last.

Cape royal, Grand canyon national park- Arizona.

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OMNICRON8000 Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2014   General Artist
Oh my goodness, this is wonderful!
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PeterJCoskun Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2014
Thank you!
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OMNICRON8000 Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2014   General Artist
You're one of those people who takes the kind of pictures that make everymen wanna try out photography and become just as good.  Keep up the good work, man
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PeterJCoskun Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2014
Thank you, I appreciate the kind words! 
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OMNICRON8000 Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2014   General Artist
mhmm ^_^
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robmurdock Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Spectacular.
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PeterJCoskun Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2014
Thanks!
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beachelf Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2014
:iconthumbsupplz: Excellence!
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TruckinSquirrel82 Featured By Owner May 20, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Seeing the Canyon brings back so many memories.  I lived there for two years.  I still get teary seeing it.
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PeterJCoskun Featured By Owner May 20, 2014
It's definitely a magical place! 
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marcobusoni Featured By Owner May 6, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
wow !!
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Silver-Guild Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2014  Student Photographer
:wow: Again, just stunning :faint:
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PeterJCoskun Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2014
Thank you!
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Johhy55 Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2013
Amazing!
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PeterJCoskun Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2013
Thanks!
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SpleenJuice13 Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2013
Beautiful!
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PeterJCoskun Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2013
Thank you!
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tophxomi Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
so beautiful!
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PeterJCoskun Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2013
Thank you!
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tophxomi Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
you're welcome!
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MarietteBerndsen Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Magic :)
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MellsPics Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2013
What an incredible shot!! Congrats!!
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PeterJCoskun Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2013
Thank you!
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cloe-patra Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
hello :wave: you have been featured as a part of my newest favourites-feature [link] :)
enjoy and consider faving so more people can see it ;)
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acoresjo88 Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Your beautiful work is featured here.
Please have a look at the feature and comment on or fave it. Keep up the great quality!
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mannromann Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Fantastic!
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emptyfile Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2013
Amazing!
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PeterJCoskun Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2013
Thanks!
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blanket86 Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
This is so amazing! Very nice style! I love it!
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PeterJCoskun Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2013
Thank you!
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DibstaRP Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Gorgeous!!!
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PeterJCoskun Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013
Thanks!
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DibstaRP Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Welcome
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joeltonongkh Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2013
Nat geo standard indeed.
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PeterJCoskun Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2013
Thank you I appreciate it!
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VicissitudeMarrow Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2013  Professional Photographer
Just incredible. It's amazing that you brought this landscape to a whole new level. Do you mind me what lens you used for this photograph?

Just a phenomenal photograph.
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PeterJCoskun Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2013
Thank you I appreciate it! I used a Canon 17-40mm f4L lens.
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Blostma1 Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2013

Congratulations on the well deserved DD! :huggle:

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PeterJCoskun Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2013
Thank you!
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Blostma1 Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2013

You're quite welcome! :iconflowerthnxplz:
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Geneyc Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2013  Hobbyist
this picture is beautiful :-)
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PeterJCoskun Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2013
Thank you!
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Moohoodles Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Grats on the well deserved DD! :) I was told landscape photography would never get a DD... but here it is! Here is hope! :P
But yeah, lovely shot :)
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PeterJCoskun Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2013
Thank you!
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VerticalDubai Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2013  Professional Photographer
A great moment captured perfectly. :ahoy:
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PeterJCoskun Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2013
Thank you!
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doitalloveragain Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2013
just wow
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PeterJCoskun Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2013
Thanks!
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dragonartistJRR Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2013
Beautiful capture!
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PeterJCoskun Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2013
Thank you!
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