(Photos of the Sky During a Colorado Sunset - November 21, 2009)
Various Photos of the Sky - Chaffee County, Colorado
From a photography standpoint, I considered this evening's sunset below par. No blazing
"color show" (as I like to call them) transpired anywhere in the sky. But I had some extra time before meeting
with friends for yummy Chinese food in Salida, CO and spent more time than usual
photographing what was offered.
The photo above is the westerly view from
Buena Vista, Colorado.
I was hoping some of those white clouds behind
the darker ones would turn orange, pink, violet or whatever, but it wasn't meant to be.
Nonetheless, I thought this was a decent photo. The mountain in view is Sheep Mountain, alt. 11,933 feet.
Not the most exciting photo, but something inside compelled me to take in the sky.
It was an indeed pretty.
I drove through
Johnson Village, CO and
traveled on a quiet dirt road (Chaffee County Road 301).
This was the view to the south ... beautiful orange and deep pink shades over
Mt. Ouray (alt. 13, ) and Chipeta Peak (alt. 12, ). I tweeted this
photo on my twitter page earlier,
and much of the feedback
was about the tree silhouette. No doubt, the only enhances the composition of the picture.
Last but not least, a small section between
Mt. Antero and Mt. Princeton turned bright pink and lavendar.
It was one of those evenings where on one level,
it was a sunset underperformed, but I worked hard, hung in there and
captured (what I think) are some decent photos. Thanks for viewing them! -Steve :)
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