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Sunrise at Halfmoon Pass
Early morning sunrise at Halfmoon Pass - en route to Mount of the Holy Cross in CO.


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Dan Leonhardlots of

Dan Leonhard

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indian paint brush! I really like this photo
Posted Jan 2, 2008 5:21 pm



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I attempted to take a very similar picture from that spot, but it didn't turn out nearly as well. Well done!
Posted Feb 19, 2008 8:11 pm

johnmnicholsRe: Great!


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Thanks for the comment! It's all just lucky timing. I had been there a couple times before and wasn't as successful either.
Posted Feb 20, 2008 8:27 am



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Thanks for the compliment! We really just had good timing. Due to possible bad weather and a long route on tap for that day, we decided not to spend too much time taking photos on the ascent. That was my "2 second photo" from the pass -- just happened to work out well.
Posted Mar 25, 2008 8:13 am

lcarreauWhat a soft


Voted 10/10

textured photo and image from a dream. Just the right conditions, with the sun partly obscured by clouds? Nice shot, I really like the feel of this photo! Take care.
- Larry of the Desert
Posted Apr 2, 2008 1:43 am

johnmnicholsRe: What a soft


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Thanks for the kind feedback. It was a somewhat cloudy day at sunrise when that photo was taken. We still had ~12 miles to go that day and were worried about the notorious Colorado storms firing up early.
Posted Apr 2, 2008 12:12 pm

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