#OurGreatIndoors Inspired Our Favorite Photos This Week

    By: Kyle Frost + Save to a List

    Can't get out to take photos of our beautiful public lands right now? A few photographers have been finding unique ways to "get the shot" while in quarantine.

    We're all feeling a bit cooped up right now. My daily walks around the neighborhood with the dog haven't really been cutting it, and I'm itching to get back to the mountains for some sunrise missions. While I've been spending my time drinking too much coffee and working, a few photographers have spent their time getting super creative.

    Started by Erin Sullivan, #OurGreatIndoors is meant to inspire folks to create their own indoor adventures using household items. And wow, it's pretty incredible the scenes people can create with paper bags, broccoli, asparagus, and whatever else is lying around the house. Need something to fill your time this week? Give it a try!

    Here are a few of our favorite shots we've seen so far:


    Erin Sullivan (@erinoutdoors) bringing us to a beautiful slot canyon. It's tough to get a permit for this one -- I think it's in Erin's kitchen.


    Meghan Young (@missmeghanyoung) with some astrophotography at Great Living Room Paper Arch in Arches National Park. Made with a crumpled paper bag, tape, mini train figurine, a cutting board, some scarves and an old photo.


    Stevin Tuchiwsky (@stevint) recreates a fall sunrise.


    Al Baker (@albakerphoto) somehow got a permit to Havasupai in the midst of all this craziness. Made with a cardboard box, saran-wrap, blue construction paper, brown wrapping paper, thin acrylic sheet, tape, and skewer sticks.


    Scott Kranz (@scott_kranz) created this shot of the Cascade Range with a few blue paint swatches and a macro lens.

    We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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