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South of Ely, Nevada – USA
(2010.NOV.10)

Placed in the Top Ten
Mountains Challenge on From The Earth
(2013.SEP.21)

Open Fields With Mountains In The Background Challenge on Serenity
(2013.APR.23)

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  2. All American Natural Landscapes
    (2013.SEP.01)
  3. Your Country’s Best
    (2013.AUG.31)
  4. Country Roads & Country Views
    (2013.AUG.26)
  5. The Great Outdoors
    (2013.APR.29)
  6. Elemental Earth, Wind, Fire & Water
    (2013.APR.29)
  7. Extreme Weather
    (2011.APR.10)
  8. Wild Nature Photography & Writing
    (2010.DEC.11)
  9. Along The Rural Road
    (2010.DEC.05)
  10. The Landscapes Of Our World
    (2010.DEC.05)

Canon 350D EOS
Tamron 55-200 mm
Tiffin 52mm UV filters


Views: 2,046 (2013.SEP.21)
FAV’s: 15 ♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥
RB Likes: 89 XXXXX XXXXX XXXXX XXXXX XXXXX XXXXX XXXXX XXXXX XXXXX XXXXX XXXXX XXXXX XXXXX XXX
Sales: 2

Views: 1,960 (2013.SEP.03)

Views: 1,437 (2013.APR.27)
Views: 253 (2011.APR.10)

Tags

mountains, nevada, arla ruggles, ward, landscape, winter, snow, clouds, atmospheric, alpine

Great Basin Life exists … between … high desert expanses and majestic mountain wilderness.

Daily, I watch the winds of change sweeping away what remains of our western culture and heritage, and the land that has produced them.

My mission is to preserve as much as I can, of that which will soon vanish, through my photography.

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Comments

  • Chroma
    Chromaalmost 4 years ago

    A little touch of Ansel Adams. Excellent capture!!

  • Wow! Thank you so much for that comparison, Chroma!!!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • zumi
    zumialmost 4 years ago

    beautiful and dramatic. great shot!

  • Thank you very much, Zumi!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • shortshooter-Al
    shortshooter-Alalmost 4 years ago

    It leaves me speechless Mate. A fav for sure.

  • Thank you very much, Al!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • Lynn Bawden
    Lynn Bawdenalmost 4 years ago

    I love the light illuminating the snow clad mountains and the eerie looking clouds, Beautiful, Arla~Lynn

  • Thanks so much, Lynn – for comments and FAV! :) ♥

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • Lynn Bawden
    Lynn Bawdenalmost 4 years ago

    It’s a fave, Arla

  • AlisonJohnston
    AlisonJohnstonalmost 4 years ago

    Don’t forget to pack away a little bit of snow for me Arla :) Fabulous image.

  • Not to worry, Alison; this is just the beginning, and there will be plenty more coming.
    Thanks! :D

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • TxGimGim
    TxGimGimalmost 4 years ago

    Great shot! We have a Ward Mountain right down the road.

  • Thank you, Tx!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • NinaF
    NinaFalmost 4 years ago

    Majestic!

  • Thank you, Nina!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • bettywiley
    bettywileyalmost 4 years ago

    Wow – love the stormy sky and clouds mixed with the light. This is a beautiful capture

  • Thank you very much, Betty … I apologize for the slow response; my server has been down.

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • Bobjarrett
    Bobjarrettalmost 4 years ago

    Absolutely beautiful Arla {:o}

  • Thank you so much, Bob!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

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