Chuck Coburn’s House On Fire — 2014

House On Fire by chuck Coburn

House On Fire by Chuck Coburn


I spent the month of May on the Colorado Plateau with a group of six
photographers. This is one of my favorite images - House On Fire. 

After a 1.2 mile hike in to the South Mule Canyon and a climb up the 
canyon wall we arrived at a large ledge. The ledge has a grainery 
built by the Anasazi about 1000 years ago and is unrestored. Having 
arrived we had to wait about an hour or so for the sun to hit a 
ledge and reflect up to the overhang. Once that happened it was just 
a matter of shooting the spectacular scene before our eyes.

Image was taken 5/13/2014 with Nikon d70s,at f/4.5, 22mm, 1/800 sec.

What an amazing place the Southwest is when you spent that much time
there and get to know and appreciate it.

Chuck Coburn

Ed note** This was a Don McGowan Event. For more information on the 
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2 Responses to Chuck Coburn’s House On Fire — 2014

  1. Arthur Morrs says:

    Hi Bob, Please confirm that this image was created by Chuck Coburn. That done, would you know if this is out of camera? Hope that all is very well. artie

  2. bobgrytten says:

    Yes, Chuck Coburn Image. Out of Camera? Email me at All well here – and by you. bob

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