Location Origin Story
Raplee Ridge is both a monocline and an anticline geological oddity. Locals refer to the ridge as “Indian Blanket Cliffs” and it is thought to have a significant influence in classic First Nations Navajo (Diné) textiles, jewelry, and pottery designs going back hundreds of years. The reds and multi-gray zigzags across this twisted landscape are quite suggestive of geometric patterns of Navajo weavings.
The entire area surrounding the ridge from Escalante Grand Staircase National Monument through Four Corners to Shiprock has some of the most mysterious otherworldly formations on the planet.
For the full story on this image visit the corresponding page on Where Eagles Fly
About This Photograph
This dazzling array of geometric geologic formations was filmed in the morning during the month of November as Zedekiah was flying and exploring the Four Corners area above the First Nations Navajo Lands in southern Utah.
The image was taken from a moving aircraft, as Zedekiah piloted the aircraft while simultaneously operating the camera.
Zedekiah researched the location and flew for hours to locate the exact spot for this scene to reveal itself was crucial to this image composition.
Lastly, it is impossible to simply walk up a trail and take the same photograph again. This image was very difficult to create, and is truly one-of-a-kind, therefore making it extremely rare.
This image is offered as a numbered and signed, limited edition of one thousand (1,000) prints.
There are one hundred (100) artist proofs available.
Suggested Media Substrate
This image is best suited for Satin Metal with a lustrous flat, non-reflective finish and is available for additional custom texturization to produce enhanced micro shadowing across the surface of the print.
Multiple substrates are available for this image, please go here to review different print types.
- Limited Edition Prints – Two Dollars & Fifty Cents ($2.50) per square inch
18” x 28” = $1,260
24” x 36” = $2,160
32” x 48” = $3,840
36” x 54” = $4,860
48” x 72” = $8,640
- Limited Edition Volumetric Prints – Three Dollars ($3) per square inch
18” x 28” = $1,512
24” x 36” = $2,592
32” x 48” = $4,608
36” x 54” = $5,832
48” x 72” = $10,368
- Limited Edition Artist Proofs – Five Dollars ($5) per square inch
18” x 28” = $2,520
24” x 36” = $4,320
32” x 48” = $7,680
36” x 54” = $9,720
48” x 72” = $17,280