This was taken right before a snow storm in Flagstaff, Arizona close to the the Snowbowl ski area. The aspens were at their peak, and they glowed against the darkness from the clouds. In the distance the light through the clouds, were lighting up the hills as if they were painted.
Taken in Flagstaff Arizona, USA
Camera- Nikon D-90
Lens- Nikkor 18-105mm
Hand held shot of one raw image. Created 3 images in Photoshop, made from the one image. Processed in Photomatix and edited there among other programs