Daylight West Arch, Daniel Boone National Forest, Kentucky.

4 Tips for Shooting Natural Arches

By now, it's probably no secret that I have a love for natural arches. I even have a whole section of my portfolio dedicated to them!

Despite my love for these natural beauties, however, it can be really hard to get a photograph that makes them look like little more than big holes in even bigger rocks. As such, I find arches to be a challenging subject!

That's why I'd like to share with you 4 tips I've learned over the years for shooting natural arches.

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My Top 5 Favorite Natural Arches in Kentucky

5 of My Favorite Natural Arches in Kentucky

Kentucky is just packed full of natural arches. In fact, it's ranked either second or third in the United States for most number of natural arches. We are behind only Utah and possibly Arizona. East of the Mississippi, however, we are ranked number one! 

That means that there are hundreds (if not thousands) of natural arches to be seen in the state! Many of these are off designated trails and seldom visited. It's up to the intrepid explorer to put in the time, energy and research to find these hidden treasures. In this spirit of exploration, I'm not going to spoil the locations of these arches here. I'll leave that up to you ;) 

So, without further ado, here are my five favorite natural arches in Kentucky that I've found so far!

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