Monument Valley late sunset | Photo Art Print
Monument Valley Sunset: A Symphony of Colors
Standing before the magnificent Monument Valley, I captured this breathtaking photograph during a late sunset. The landscape unfolds, revealing majestic sandstone formations that have withstood the test of time as vibrant shades of orange, red, and purple dance across the sky. The sun casts long shadows on the valley floor, accentuating the rugged beauty of the terrain.
Monument Valley, located within the Navajo Nation, has been etched into our collective consciousness through its appearances in numerous films and photographs. Its history spans centuries, with the Navajo people considering this sacred land a spiritual home. The geology of these iconic rock formations dates back millions of years, and they continue to intrigue visitors worldwide.
The warm rays of the setting sun cast an ethereal glow over the towering sandstone monoliths of Monument Valley. The photograph captures the iconic landscape in all its majestic splendor as the sun dips below the horizon and the sky turns to brilliant shades of orange, pink, and purple. The towering buttes and spires stand out in sharp relief against the sky, casting long shadows across the valley floor. The photograph is an active tribute to the natural beauty of Monument Valley and the serenity of the late sunset, inviting the viewer to imagine being there in person, taking in the awe-inspiring views and the peacefulness of the moment.
The buttes featured in this beautiful fine art landscape photograph in Monument Valley are known as "mittens" because of their distinctive shape that resembles mittens. The three most recognizable buttes are named "East Mitten Butte," "West Mitten Butte," and "Merrick Butte." They are the most iconic features of the Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park and have been featured in many films, photographs, and paintings.
The "Mittens" buttes are located in Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, located on the Navajo Nation Reservation in the northeastern corner of Arizona, near the border with Utah, USA. The park covers an area of 91,696 acres. It is home to various landscapes, including sandstone buttes, mesas, and canyons, and is considered one of the most iconic landscapes of the American Southwest.
This museum-grade print comes with a 14-day satisfaction or your money-back guarantee and free delivery worldwide. Hand-signed in pencil on the reverse side, it includes a certificate of authenticity and a lifetime warranty against fading. Fine art prints are created using the highest museum-quality, acid-free, 100% cotton paper and archival inks. This ensures photographs with sharp precision, smooth transitions, deep blacks, intricate details, and vibrant hues. Please note we only sell the image, and it does not include a frame.
© Dan Kosmayer, 2010
Museum Quality Fine Art Prints
Enjoy museum-grade signed prints, free global delivery, and a 14-day satisfaction guarantee. Each fine art print showcases my passion for photography and exceptional quality and is hand-signed in pencil on the reverse side, and includes a certificate of authenticity and a lifetime warranty against fading, with the assurance of a full reimbursement within 14 days if needed.
The fine art prints are of the highest museum quality, printed on acid-free 100% cotton paper with a velvety, subtly textured, warm-tone finish. Archival inks ensure photographs with sharp precision, smooth transitions, deep blacks, intricate details, and vibrant hues.
Please note that frames are not included.
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As the creator, I personally print, sign, and package every print at my studio in Haliburton, Ontario. These prints are then shipped worldwide via Canada Post free of charge. Therefore, delivery times can vary based on location, anywhere from a few days to several weeks.
Additionally, when traveling and shooting on location, orders placed during these periods will be dispatched upon my return. This may result in delivery times extending to several weeks. However, rest assured that the wait for these unique pieces is well worth it!