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Overlooking the foothills outside of Boulder on New Years day, early morning, just as the Alpinglow pink starts in the sky….it is moments like this I live for when I have my camera. Not a soul around, and absolute serenity!

Minolta 5D
Minolta 28mm F2.8 lens
Singh-Ray CPL
Matsumi +2 ND
Processed in Lightroom from RAW, final touchup in PS

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I am a photographer based in the beautiful state of Colorado who focuses on nature, retro and country lifestyle images on my wonderful state! I have been shooting since the middle 1980s and my adventures have taken me all over. I am grateful for where I live and consider myself fortunate.Join me on my photographic journey to show you that beauty still exists in the world.

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  • Robert Mullner
    Robert Mullnerabout 7 years ago

    Great tones in the sky there John…yet another great scene. Love those Rockies..!

  • melynda blosser
    melynda blosserabout 7 years ago

    great pov, beautiful as ever , make me miss them

  • Antanas
    Antanasabout 7 years ago

    beautiful capture

  • Nick Johnson
    Nick Johnsonabout 7 years ago

    Beautifull scene John! I love the alpenglow. We get that here on the really cold nights. With as brief as the light display is you were at the right place aty the right time.

  • ByrneFoto
    ByrneFotoabout 7 years ago

    Beautiful John! :)

  • kellymb
    kellymbabout 7 years ago

    Just gorgeous John, beautiful composition :)

  • WesternDreamer
    WesternDreamerabout 7 years ago

    I soooooooooo love skies like this… a wonderful capture… I sure miss seeing these views on a daily basis… sighhhhhh…

  • Halcyon007
    Halcyon007about 7 years ago

    Magnificent shot – Love the scale the openess of the sky brings to it and the tones are magnificent

  • GerryMac
    GerryMacabout 7 years ago

    stunning capture!

  • StacyLee
    StacyLeeabout 7 years ago

    I love the beautiful colors in the sky!

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