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Kinda cliche I suppose.....but considering of all the different mountain locations in Colorado or other states in the Rockies/West it should be a great thread.

I'll start off with one I was going to show Kimo because he asked to see a shot of a face I told him about in the B&W thread. Everyone should check out his many faces photo from the Indian Peaks area (on page 9 of the B&W)....it is uncanny how many faces are in that one image. It's an awesome shot! Anyway, I call this "The Big Chief" as you can see from the title in the photo (I use titles for descriptions on my website and have a lot of fun with it......hopefully no one will find it too distracting). This shot was taken in the morning between Rock Cut and Mt. Chapin. As far as I know nobody has coined it as such and therefore take my description in that subjective vein!
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A shot from the Cottonwood Pass area:
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And one from a place many may recognize.....American Basin:
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Great pics, Mark.

Who here doesn't enjoy a good sunset or sunrise? The kind that stirs the soul and makes one go ahhhhh. Seems of late I've been seeking these sublime moments more than summits. I hope others share their photographs of these special moments in your day.

Sunrise on Mount Baldy...
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Sunset on Haleakala...
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Mark Curtis wrote:I'll start off with one I was going to show Kimo because he asked to see a shot of a face I told him about in the B&W thread. Everyone should check out his many faces photo from the Indian Peaks area (on page 9 of the B&W)....it is uncanny how many faces are in that one image. It's an awesome shot! Anyway, I call this "The Big Chief" as you can see from the title in the photo (I use titles for descriptions on my website and have a lot of fun with it......hopefully no one will find it too distracting). This shot was taken in the morning between Rock Cut and Mt. Chapin. As far as I know nobody has coined it as such and therefore take my description in that subjective vein!
I don't find the the whimsy titles distracting. The titles are interesting, complement the photo, and besides - and most important - this is art. Make it what you want.

The Big Chief is remarkable. I passed through Rock Cut on Sunday evening near sundown. In the soft fading light I realized that is a special area and one I would like to return to more often to practice photography. It's interesting that you would post a photograph of the Big Chief who watches over that area after I had these good thoughts.

And Saturated skies reminds me of the sunrise after a sleepless night. It's dreamy like that. Nicely done.
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Alright! Another great thread! Can't wait to see what everybody posts.

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Wonderful shots all! Here's from along Old Fall River Road in RMNP on the way to hike Ypsilon and associates:
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Some great shots so far! I want more! Don't be shy.

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Sunrise on Pikes Peak at the top of the switchbacks just before Devil's Playground
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Not exactly a sunset, (looking west) twilight from around Jaws 1 on Lake Como Road.
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Mark,

I dig that shot of American Basin and that face is uncanny! Crazy!

I'll post some photos later - have trouble posting on the photography forum from work (not sure why, but it keeps logging me out when I post).
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Sunrise over Mt. Lady Washington from Longs (August, 2009)

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