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Re: Sunrise or Sunset

Postby tlongpine » Tue Sep 13, 2011 9:00 am

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Sunset in the Needles District, Canyonlands
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Sunrise in the Needles District, Canyonlands
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Needles District, Canyonlands
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I am unable to walk away from the mountain without climbing it. An unclimbed mountain tugs at my consciousness with the eternal weight of time itself. Until I've pressed my face into it's alpine winds, hugged it's ancient granite walls, and put it's weathered summit beneath my heal I'm unable to resist it's attraction.Knowing nature gives the mountain more time than she gives us adds urgency to the obsession. As has been said before; the mountain doesn't care.

It can wait forever. I cannot.

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Re: Sunrise or Sunset

Postby tlongpine » Tue Sep 13, 2011 9:09 am

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The Flint Hills, Kansas (my homeland)
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Sunrise in the Sangria de Christos
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I am unable to walk away from the mountain without climbing it. An unclimbed mountain tugs at my consciousness with the eternal weight of time itself. Until I've pressed my face into it's alpine winds, hugged it's ancient granite walls, and put it's weathered summit beneath my heal I'm unable to resist it's attraction.Knowing nature gives the mountain more time than she gives us adds urgency to the obsession. As has been said before; the mountain doesn't care.

It can wait forever. I cannot.

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Re: Sunrise or Sunset

Postby Dancesatmoonrise » Tue Sep 13, 2011 9:35 am

Nice.

I like "Sunrise in the Needles district." Did you do that with a composite of exposures?

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Re: Sunrise or Sunset

Postby tlongpine » Tue Sep 13, 2011 8:14 pm

Dancesatmoonrise wrote:Nice.

I like "Sunrise in the Needles district." Did you do that with a composite of exposures?


Yep. Similarly, with "Sunset...", unfortunately, as the blurred stars indicate, I didn't have my tripod.
I am unable to walk away from the mountain without climbing it. An unclimbed mountain tugs at my consciousness with the eternal weight of time itself. Until I've pressed my face into it's alpine winds, hugged it's ancient granite walls, and put it's weathered summit beneath my heal I'm unable to resist it's attraction.Knowing nature gives the mountain more time than she gives us adds urgency to the obsession. As has been said before; the mountain doesn't care.

It can wait forever. I cannot.


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Re: Sunrise or Sunset

Postby jpfeif001 » Wed Sep 14, 2011 1:38 am

These photographs are great!!! Seeing things like this is one of the many things that make climbing/Hiking so fun!!
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Re: Sunrise or Sunset

Postby jpfeif001 » Wed Sep 14, 2011 1:50 am

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Re: Sunrise or Sunset

Postby djkest » Wed Sep 14, 2011 7:55 am

I haven't had a chance to work these over in lightroom yet. Resized by paint, which sets the .jpg quality very low...
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Re: Sunrise or Sunset

Postby Presto » Thu Sep 22, 2011 10:59 am

Not a 14er, but still beautiful ... sunrise at McMurdo Station, Antarctica (photo taken by my sister when she worked down there earlier this year).
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Re: Sunrise or Sunset

Postby roguejackalope » Thu Sep 22, 2011 3:39 pm

Sunrise from Democrat
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Re: Sunrise or Sunset

Postby CO Native » Thu Sep 22, 2011 3:59 pm

From Rainier:
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Re: Sunrise or Sunset

Postby Mark Curtis » Sat Sep 24, 2011 2:25 pm

I took this sunrise shot a couple of years ago on Trail Ridge. The 30 second exposure created a couple of "ghost" images of the same elk.

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