MEMBER CENTER: Join The Community, Be Recognized, Post, Share, Vote, Rate, Comment.

MEMBER CENTER: Join The Community, Be Recognized, Post, Share, Vote, Rate, Comment.





Create an account


Votes

In my lightboxes:

Toloache Before The Throne
Photo By Bradley Kroll

  • Title: Toloache Before The Throne
  • State/Province/Region: Utah
  • Country: United States
  • Nearest Town: Springdale
  • Notes: I chased this photo for about 3 years, driving from Las Vegas to Zion on the weekends during storm season. Finally one morning all conditions collided, large plants in bloom, passing rain storm and consistant lighting. After dodging a few lightning bolts I was able to set up and catch the recent rain settling on these beautiful flowers. Having The Great White Throne in the background is iconic to Zion National Park.
  • Best Season: Autumn
  • Description: These Moonflowers or Toloache, are elusive as they are beautiful, opening early morning and staying open only a short time during the AM hours. Some develop a purple tinting around the edges and some are pure white. Many Native Americans have used the plant for hallucinations and rites of passage.
  • Gear: Nikon D300 Nikkor AF-S 12-24
This Photo Has Been Viewed 488 times
Keywords:  Landscapes
  • Edit Image Details

0 Comments

You have been blocked from submitting comments.

Add Comment

 

Click here to view our Interactive Gallery Terms & Conditions.

Most Recent Gallery Comments

  • Re: Calm Morning

    Re: Calm Morning

    Posted on Wednesday 25 March, 2015 by David Bodine.

    Holly Molly that is just beautiful. That needs to be on the cover of OP magazine. Probably the most awesome image I have seen on here to date.

  • Re: California Desert Rainbow

    Re: California Desert Rainbow

    Posted on Wednesday 25 March, 2015 by Stephen Hall.

    Those perfect moments of the natural world. Nicely composed!! SH

  • Re: Sedona

    Re: Sedona

    Posted on Wednesday 25 March, 2015 by David Bodine.

    Beautiful image, love the color and feeling of solitude.

  • Re: Cool Evening

    Re: Cool Evening

    Posted on Wednesday 25 March, 2015 by David Bodine.

    What a beautiful place. Nice job in capturing it!!

  • Re: Mellow Yellow

    Re: Mellow Yellow

    Posted on Tuesday 24 March, 2015 by Laura Zirino.

    Beautiful shot Alena, especially like the one flower that stands above the others.