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Capitol Storm
I took this image from near the Capitol Peak trailhead in the fall of 2006. All afternoon, the mountain had been battered by a series of snow storms. I doubted I would get much near sunset because of the cloud cover to the west and continuing storm over the mountain. I had my camera set-up anyway, waiting as I ate a small dinner. Then, the most glorious purple light briefly illuminated the area as the storm clouds briefly cleared out around the face of Capitol Peak. It was a spectacular show. The image unfortunately only grabs maybe half of the majesty of the moment. Canon 5D with 70-200 f4 L lens with 1.4 extender.

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This is just awesome!
Posted Sep 11, 2010 2:02 am

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Great one! More than worth the wait!
Posted Sep 13, 2010 5:01 am

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bvandenzenSubmitted by bvandenzen
on Sep 10, 2010 12:25 pm

Image ID: 659464
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Lat/Lon: 39.23485°N / 107.07275°W
Object Title: Capitol Storm

Image Type(s): Scenery