Panoramas 2007-2011 — photo 18 of 29: The Painted Hills of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, east of Oregon's Cascade Mountains, October 2011. Camera used: Sony Alpha α55 with Sony Carl Zeiss 24-70mm f/2.8 zoom lens. Scroll to the right to see the rest of this panoramic photo.
This photo won 1st place in the monthly competitions of the Valley Viewfinders Camera Club in Albany, Oregon.
This photo also won an Award of Merit in the Columbia Council of Camera Clubs' (4Cs) monthly print competition for May 2012.
For further details about the story behind this photo, see the related article John Day Fossil Beds Photo Outing.