Petrified Forest, Arizona State, USA
The Petrified Forest is located in the southwest of the United States, in the state of Arizona. There are about 200 million years, the area was covered by swamps and it was crossed by many rivers. Upstream of these rivers grew tall conifers. Many trees were uprooted by storms and then they were then covered with mud, sand and volcanic ashes containing much silica. Once trees are buried away from air and near absence of oxygen, the decomposition process has stopped. The silica in volcanic ash has gradually crept into the wood cells and massive tree trunks turned into stone blocks. During the various geological eras, after a lot of landslides and erosion of sedimentary layers, calcified and petrified tree trunks are brought to the surface. Different colors are due to the presence of iron, manganese and carbon.
If you like this chronicle, please feel free to leave us a comment using the form at the bottom of the page or sharing it via social networks.
All 100 comments, we make a draw of best text and send a beautiful book as a gift.
By subscribing to our newsletter, you will receive news of our site once a month.
Spaces are available for these photo trips
You might be interested in one of these chronicles
We continually update our website with new and exciting features! As professional photographers of wildlife, underwater scenes, and landscapes, this mainly pertains to information about our work, as well as adventures we embark upon. Our professional photography blog is particularly written for photographers who are interested in discovering innovative doors of creativity through the medium of nature photography.
We are fascinated and passionate about the beauties of nature. We love to see the landscapes and observe wild animals whether on land or underwater. We have chosen to become professional photographers to share the emotions we feel when we observe nature whether it be on land or underwater. Our goal is to create art with our photographs. We always try to transform the banal into a contemplative and artistic interpretation.
We are wildlife professional photographers, landscape professional photographers and underwater professional photographers. We also strive to document nature with a focus on conservation and education.
We make art prints from our artistic photographs. These art prints are available on our website. We make exhibitions to show all the beauties and the incredible richness of nature that surrounds us.
We also love to share our love for the beauties of nature with other photographers. To communicate our know-how and to exchange our techniques and our points of view, we organize wildlife photography workshops, underwater photography workshops and landscape photography workshops. We gather together people who have the same passion as us for the beautiful photographs taken in nature.