Collier’s Guide to Photographing Arches National Park

-By Grant Collier

Comprehensive guide to shooting 35 different locations in Arches during both the day and night.


What’s Included

  • Size: 27MB
  • Format:  eBooks, PDF format
  • Requirement:  Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.0 or greater
  • Book Length: 112 pages
  • ISBN: 9781935694342
  • Publication Date: April, 2018

What You’ll Learn

Grant Collier shares the knowledge he has gained during 25 years of photographing Arches National Park, including:

  • The best times of the day to shoot each of the 35 locations in the book.
  • The best times of the year to photograph wildflowers, fall colors, thunderstorms, the Milky Way, meteors, and more.
  • A chapter on the equipment, camera settings, and techniques required to capture stunning night photos in the park.
  • 100 photos showing every location described in the book.
  • GPS coordinates and detailed directions to all locations.
  • Length and difficulty of all the hikes.
  •  A table in the Appendix showing all of the locations sorted by photo rating.

About Collier’s Guide to Photographing Arches National Park

Grant Collier first photographed the rock formations at Arches National Park 25 years ago. Since then, he has returned countless times, taking thousands of images of this extraordinary landscape. He has explored every section of the park, including all of the iconic locations and many lesser-known spots.

In this guidebook, Grant shares the vast knowledge he has gained of Arches National Park. He provides tips on shooting 35 different locations during both the day and night. He explains the best times of the year to photograph wildflowers, fall colors, thunderstorms, the Milky Way, meteors, and more. Whether you use a cell phone camera or are a seasoned professional, this book will help get you to the right locations at the right times.

What People Are Saying

The best combination of photo books, travel guides. Wish he’d do these for more parks!


If you weren’t enthralled with night photography before, you will be after reading this book.

Rod BarbeeAuthor of "The Photographer’s Guide to Puget Sound"

It should be considered a ‘must read’ by anyone wanting to take photographs of night sky phenomena.

Midwest Book Review

It is the night photography book from which I have learned the most.

QT LuongAuthor of "Treasured Lands"

I have several books on night photography and this one is clearly the best of them all.

Bjorn Moerman

Collier’s eBook is well written, well researched and well referenced. On top of all that the book is packed with stunning images.

Tony Prower

It covers everything you need to get started, is quite detailed and thorough, features plenty of amazing example photos, and is very reasonably priced.

Marc Andre

It has become my number one source as a night photo guide…it is a guide for almost all situations we can encounter in the outdoors.

Melih Cavli

Extremely comprehensive…he gives great tips on how to blend multiple exposures, create huge stitched images, and how to process your images to make them the best that they could be.

Myer Bornstein

I was very impressed by the amount of detail that Collier covered in the book and the photos were top-notch…I highly recommend this book!

Richard Wong

This book is well written with an amazing amount of detail.

Valerie Goettscheditor, Digital Photos 101

Eye candy to look at and encyclopedic to read. Best book on night photography I’ve ever seen.

M. Wieder