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Chad Dutson

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Utah is Home

Published December 29th, 2013

I am lucky to call Utah home. And as a photographer it makes home that much better. There are numerous natural wonders throughout the state, providing a variety of landscape opportunities to shoot all within a few hours drive: forests, lakes, rivers, deserts, sand dunes, salt flats, and more. It would seem the only thing missing are the pristine sandy beaches and crashing waves of the Caribbean. And all four seasons are prominent here, with each having its fair share of exposure for photographers to capture. I frequently find myself shooting the same or similar scenes at the same locations during each season of the year. If you have not yet had an opportunity to shoot here, I encourage you to make it a consideration.

A quick fact about Utah's national parks.... Utah is home to five national parks: Arches, Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, and Zion. The combined parks cover some 838,613 acres (Arches 76,679, Bryce 35,835, Canyonlands 337,598, Capitol Reef 241,904, Zion 146,597), ...

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