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Big Cimarron Valley; Pinnacle Ridge with signature aspen trees; near Owl Creek Pass.

With heavy snow fast approaching, these splendid aspens and crags just south of the Silver Jack Reservoir area show two of the many seasons in Colorado’s San Juan Mountains.

Big Cimarron Valley
Uncompahgre National Forest
Colorado
United States

The photo was made using a Canon EOS-1V body, EF 35mm f/1.4L lens, and Fuji Velvia 100 film.

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Comments

  • lorilee
    lorileeover 3 years ago

    Beautiful!!!!

  • I’m glad you like it, Lorilee, thank you!

    – Eric Glaser

  • loiteke
    loitekeover 3 years ago

    Gorgeous

  • Thank you for stopping, Meeli, and the lovely comment—much appreciated!

    – Eric Glaser

  • Steve Mezardjian
    Steve Mezardjianover 3 years ago

    Absolutely brilliant composition Eric. You are so fortunate to live where you do and have all that natural beauty surrounding you!

  • Thanks for the lovely comment, Steve. You are right: Colorado is an amazing state. It’s big, it’s beautiful, and it’s surprisingly diverse. The challenge (and fun) as a photographer is to try to capture it all in a way that is worthy of the landscape. Of course, this is impossible. We are doomed to defeat every time we break out the camera gear. I often tell people, “Don’t look at my photos; they’re worthless. Instead, come see Colorado for yourself!” Thanks again for your comment.

    – Eric Glaser

  • Linda Sparks
    Linda Sparksover 3 years ago

    Congrats.

  • So many great images, it’s an honor to be included. Thanks, Linda!

    – Eric Glaser

  • Rene Hales
    Rene Halesover 3 years ago

  • You’re welcome, Rene, my pleasure!

    – Eric Glaser

  • loiteke
    loitekealmost 3 years ago

    Beautiful fall colors. Mountain in the fog…so so beautiful photo. Congratulation!!

  • Hi Meeli, thank you for your visit and lovely comment, and thanks for the feature!

    – Eric Glaser

  • Audrey Clarke
    Audrey Clarkealmost 3 years ago

  • Thanks for the welcome, Audrey!

    – Eric Glaser

  • Helen Vercoe
    Helen Vercoealmost 3 years ago

    Stunning!

  • I’m happy you like the photo, Helen, many thanks again!

    – Eric Glaser

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppalmost 3 years ago

    Wonderful capture…love those golden autumnal colors Eric

  • The colors are amazing, aren’t they Larry? I was so blessed to see them. Thanks so much!

    – Eric Glaser

  • Rocksygal52
    Rocksygal52almost 3 years ago

    Gorgeous capture Eric, the Aspens are just stunning.

    Cheers Jude

  • Hi Jude, the aspens were amazing that year (2008). We’re hoping for another great display this year! Thanks for commenting.

    – Eric Glaser

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