Bathed In Alpinglow by John  De Bord Photography

Sometimes waking up at 2:30 am to get to Rocky Mountain National Park for the sunrise and first light has it’s payoffs….and this was one of those shots. Shot in Estes Park, Colorado, thoughts welcomed!
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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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  • Craig Watson
    Craig Watsonabout 7 years ago

    Your objective was well and truely accomplished!

  • Robert Mullner
    Robert Mullnerabout 7 years ago

    Absolutely worth the effort John…Beautiful dawn colors and an awesome scene…Great work.

  • Joan Smart
    Joan Smartabout 7 years ago

    amazing !!!!!!!!!!! grand one !!!!!!!!

  • Matt Halls
    Matt Hallsabout 7 years ago

    Gorgeous work John…incredible scene and colours!

  • Jay Ryser
    Jay Ryserabout 7 years ago

    Who needs sleep when you get views like this?

  • Cadence Gamache
    Cadence Gamacheabout 7 years ago

    YUM! Love the candy colors! So pretty :) It’s interesting how every element of this photo seems to move in practically perfect horizontal stripes (the ground, the strip of snowy peaks, the strip of clouds, and the strip of purple at the top), except for the dip in the hills and lower mountains which breaks up the geometry… Only you could capture something right out of nature and set it up so that it looks like you put everything there purposefully ;-P

  • George Lenz
    George Lenzabout 7 years ago

    beautiful scenery and you’ve capture it well

  • Roscoe Davis III
    Roscoe Davis IIIabout 7 years ago


  • AlienVisitor
    AlienVisitorabout 7 years ago

    Great stuff,great capture.


  • Paul Gana
    Paul Ganaabout 7 years ago

    great colors, love that sky!!!!!!!! is this shot recent? If that’s the case then most of the snow has melted since when I was up there last

  • Yep, it’s recent, in fact just a couple before your comment

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