20 Majestic Mountain and Canyon Photographs

Mountain photography and canyon photography both offer opportunities for photos that portray a grand sense of scale.  Whereas mountains are generally formed from the collision and subduction of Earth’s tectonic plates, canyons are formed from erosion.  These processes take thousands of years, but it’s well worth the wait, as they are some of the most majestic natural features on Earth.

In this post, you’ll find 20 majestic mountain photos and canyon photos from landscapes around the world.  Whether at the base of a mountain or on the canyon floor, or viewing it from high above, the beauty of our planet is shown in these photographs.

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Shadowed Land by John Parminter

Furios Mountain by mselam

Vallanaraju by Alexandre Buisse

Canyon de Chelly, Arizona from NationalGeographic

Mountain Graceful by Marc Adamus

Guardian of the Glens by John Parminter

Lower Antelope Canyon by Photoboy1002001

Bryce Canyon by ernieleo

South Sister by Metro

Grand Canyon by Tony Eckersley

Bryce Canyon in HDR by ashwynrao

Gokyo Ri by ptera

Tangnag by ptera

Yosemite Reflections by Patrick Smith

Gokyo Lake by edmarland

Dawn Bliss by memeflux

Smoky Mountain Fog by maryleeusa

Sunset Shower by Willy Paglilla

Touched by the Sun by Willy Paglilla

The Ankogel by rrvistas

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