The city of Golden and metro Denver, Colorado lay in a sleeping slumber on an early morning as the sunrise starts a new day. Captured from the top of Lookout Mountain, the exposure was about 30 seconds long. It got to be rather cold after a bit but it certainly was worth it to get this shot!

I hope you all enjoy it

Sony a550
Minolta 18-200mm lens
In camera HDR

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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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  • Bobby Dar
    Bobby Darover 3 years ago

    Beautiful view , you are so good artist

  • Thank you Bobby!

    – John De Bord Photography

  • Edyta Magdalena Pelc
    Edyta Magdalen...over 3 years ago

    very lovely indeed!

  • Hey thanks kindly!

    – John De Bord Photography

  • Josie Eldred
    Josie Eldredover 3 years ago

    Really spectacular John, amazing colours!

  • thanks Josie

    – John De Bord Photography

  • ibjennyjenny
    ibjennyjennyover 3 years ago

    Gorgeous as always but I really like the sky in this, I like how the colors look layered matching all the colors in the landscape…pretty flippin cool Mr. Photographer.

    Text me tomorrow K.

  • Thanks hon & I will!

    – John De Bord Photography

  • Kimberly mattia
    Kimberly mattiaover 3 years ago

    wonderful photo! :)

  • hey thanks Kim!

    – John De Bord Photography

  • bluefishrun
    bluefishrunover 3 years ago

    Very pretty capture of sunset over the city. I’m curious what it would look like as a tilt shift… :)

  • Thanks Cahlean, on this shot I don’t think a T&S would work real well, not enough detail, I do have one though that it probably would work on, good idea!

    – John De Bord Photography

  • LightEfex
    LightEfexover 3 years ago

    Beautiful shot, John – you were up early for this one!

  • thanks Mike! Ya we usually are very early risers when we shoot, need the best light!

    – John De Bord Photography

  • Carrie Blackwood
    Carrie Blackwoodover 3 years ago

    this is stunning, John… love the colors… it’s perfect, and well worth the chilly mountain air. awesome :)

  • :) Thank you Carrie !I froze my keester off lol

    – John De Bord Photography

  • laruecherie
    laruecherieover 3 years ago

  • thank you!

    – John De Bord Photography

  • Doug Dawson
    Doug Dawsonover 3 years ago

    Gorgeous colours in that dawn sky. Great shot!

  • Thank you Doug

    – John De Bord Photography

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