Sometimes to get better photographs you need to move just a few steps to the left or right. Sometimes you need to take more drastic action, like lying down in the dirt where the mushrooms and flowers are. And sometimes you need to climb above it all to see its sweeping beauty.
That’s what I had to do today to capture digital images of the Grand Canyon that are good enough to do it justice. I flew over its spectacular scenery for an hour in a helicopter. As soon as I found out that I could take a helicopter flight over the Grand Canyon I knew that I had to do it.
My one previous helicopter flight over Kauai showed me incredible scenery that I never could have seen on the ground. Today’s flight was just as special.
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