Natural landscapes: God’s marble game


This is an amazing place. Giant red boulders are scattered everywhere, some mostly whole but many in various states of breakdown. It’s as if God played a game of marbles here a thousand years ago, then left the marbles behind.
What I like about this spot (besides the extraordinary photo opportunities, of course) is there’s pretty much no development — no gift shop and not even a washroom. It’s just you and the breathtaking Alberta prairies. And a whole bunch of amazing boulders.
Nikon D7100, tripod, polarizing filter, graduated density (darkening) filter on the sky.

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Red Rock Coulee prairies Alberta Canada

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