Dawn begins a new start to the day over the Colorado Rockies and along the shores of Lake Estes, Estes Park, Colorado on a beautiful Autumn morning. It is times like this for which I am very thankful that I am a photographer. It was quite an amazing thing to not only see but photograph as well.
I hope you all like it

Sony A550
Minolta 18-200mm
Focal Length 26mm
Shutter Speed 5 sec
Aperture f/18
ISO/Film 200
CPL, Grad ND, ND8
Tripod & Wireless release

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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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  • Warren  Patten
    Warren Pattenabout 2 years ago

    Beautiful location & capture John..

  • kathy s gillentine
    kathy s gillen...about 2 years ago

    Incredibly beautiful image

  • Jonathan Stacey
    Jonathan Staceyabout 2 years ago

    Like it !!!…it’s intense John… Really powerful in both colour and composition… very nicely done..

    DARREL NEAVESabout 2 years ago

    soooperb colours!

  • Kimberly mattia
    Kimberly mattiaabout 2 years ago

    amazing pic :)

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppabout 2 years ago

    Beautiful work…so colorful John

  • Jill Hyland
    Jill Hylandabout 2 years ago

    Wow, just gorgeous!

  • Carrie Blackwood
    Carrie Blackwoodabout 2 years ago

    John, the color in this is superb, and I love the composition… fantastic work as always :)

  • Lisawv
    Lisawvabout 2 years ago

    Beautiful, love the colors and reflection.

  • Terri~Lynn Bealle
    Terri~Lynn Bealleabout 2 years ago

    A STUNNING “new start” for sure! Wow, amazing capture!!!

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