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Sloan’s Lake in metro Denver is a wonderful place, nice sized and easily accessible, I was able to really get some good shots off of the sunrise on this morning. I love how the water came out in this long exposure, it almost looks like glass in a sense with the sheen that it has.

I hope you all like it

Sony a550
Minolta 18-200mm lens
Fotodiox ND8 and CPL
Tripod and shutter release
About 5 seconds for the exposure


nature, landscape, sunset, sunrise, sky, denver, clouds, romantic, long exposure, lake

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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  • GerryMac
    GerryMacover 3 years ago

    Stunning! Fantastic capture!

  • Hey thanks Gerry!

    – John De Bord Photography

  • Jonathan Stacey
    Jonathan Staceyover 3 years ago

    You could not imagine more prefect colours John… Outstanding photography…Just perfect ..!

  • Thanks! I have to admit it seems quite a lot darker here on RB than on my website

    – John De Bord Photography

  • shilohlin
    shilohlinover 3 years ago

    Outstanding!!! Just a gorgeous capture and the tone is perfect :o)

  • hey thanks! I need to get back down there and shoot it again, maybe tomorrow, we’ll see!

    – John De Bord Photography

  • Iani
    Ianiover 3 years ago


  • Thank you Lani

    – John De Bord Photography

  • Stuart Chapman
    Stuart Chapmanover 3 years ago

    I like it very much indeed John and see what you mean about the water appearing like glass. The colours are magical the way they’re stretched out across the sky and the mix of yellows, velvets and blues is just exquisite.

  • Thanks Stuart, wish every sunrise looked like this

    – John De Bord Photography

  • Diane Schuster
    Diane Schusterover 3 years ago

    Beautiful colors and silhouettes! Dee

  • :) Thanks very much Diane

    – John De Bord Photography

  • Ralph de Zilva
    Ralph de Zilvaover 3 years ago

    Fantastic capture, colours, lighting, silhouette and reflection. Well done John.

  • Much appreciated, thanks Ralph

    – John De Bord Photography

  • FacetEyePhoto
    FacetEyePhotoover 3 years ago

    What’s not to like? It’s absolutely gorgeous.

  • :) well thanks!

    – John De Bord Photography

  • Kevin Williams
    Kevin Williamsover 3 years ago

    you knocked this one out of the park John!

  • thank you Kevin

    – John De Bord Photography

  • Jadon
    Jadonover 3 years ago

    Well..I love this one..

  • hey thanks Jason very much!

    – John De Bord Photography

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