Figure 15-1: Gothic Fall, 40-Mile Canyon40-Mile Canyon is one of the many side canyons of the Escalante River in Southern Utah, itself a tributary of the Colorado River. Midway down the dry, wide canyon, the trail suddenly drops via several switchbacks into a narrow cleft with running water. A waterfall, seemingly coming out of nowhere, feeds the lower canyon. I named it Gothic Fall because of the pointed arches enclosing the waterfall, reminding me of the Gothic arches of English cathedrals.

For any image to attract the viewer it must be well composed, well exposed, well printed, and well presented. Previous chapters dealt with the first three ...

Get The Art of Photography, 2nd Edition now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.