Glen Canyon Dam at Night

There’s a picture of Glen Canyon Dam that I’ve been wanting to replicate.  In this picture it appears that you’re hovering directly over the river at night, level with the top of the dam.  With the main light source at the base of the dam the canyon, normally lit from above, takes on a different character.  There’s something otherworldly about the composition: the unusual lighting, the dramatic color gradients, the symmetry of the dam and bridge.  Normally I shy away from the mark of man on a landscape but I…