Autumn, Black & White, Black and White, Mount Watchman, National Parks, River, Rockies, Rocky Mountains, Sunset, United States, Utah, Water, Zion

There was a debate whether or not my friends and I would stand at this vantage point with several other photographers, but I'm glad we did. I even got the opportunity to teach a woman from the east coast about the light we were all waiting for at Mount Watchman.

Arch Angel Falls, Archangel Falls, Autumn, Black & White, Black and White, National Parks, River, Rockies, Rocky Mountains, Subway, United States, Utah, Water, Waterfall, Zion

The beautiful cascades at the Archangel Falls.

Autumn, Black & White, Black and White, National Parks, River, Rockies, Rocky Mountains, Subway, United States, Utah, Water, Zion

As water flows down the creek, the majority of it gets channeled to this crack for about 30 feet.

Autumn, Black & White, Black and White, National Parks, River, Rockies, Rocky Mountains, Subway, United States, Utah, Water, Zion

It was a real treat to apply for the permit lottery and to win. This was a really beautiful (and strenuous!) hike through the river valley that leads to this scene where the canyon walls look like a subway tunnel.

Autumn, Black & White, Black and White, National Parks, River, Rockies, Rocky Mountains, The Narrows, United States, Utah, Water, Zion

Somehow I lost my watch while hiking through The Narrows. It's easy to lose time in this place - literally.

Autumn, Black & White, Black and White, National Parks, River, Rockies, Rocky Mountains, The Narrows, United States, Utah, Water, Zion

The beautiful sunlight shone down in the deep canyon and lit up this tree.