Colorado Fall Color

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Registered: Jan 11, 2005
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Here is a 2 shot pano of Mt Sneffels which is down by Ridgway in Colorado. Taken on Sept 26th.

All comments are welcome,


Registered: Jan 15, 2006
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Absolutely gorgeous, Jim! I love the different hues of the trees. The composition and exposure are spot on. Thanks for sharing!


ben egbert
Registered: Jan 31, 2005
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Gorgeous. I was there a week or so earlier and it did not look anything like this. Great timing.

I really like the mix of colors, the snow and the light.

Derek Weston
Registered: Dec 04, 2009
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Beautiful shot there. Such a range of color. If you feel so inclined, should post a bigger version for better appreciation. (thing must be giant if you shot it with your d800)

Registered: Dec 02, 2006
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Beautiful Jim!

I blew it not going over there...

Robert Snow
Registered: Jan 24, 2004
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Fantastic! Love the view, the color, and your composition...this is a wallhanger for sure.

I have seen Mt. Sneffels from the Dallas Divide, but never knew how to get down to where you took this shot. Did you go in on Hwy 7 out of Ridgway? If so, will a 2-wheel drive regular vehicle get you to some closer views similar to your image?

Great image!

bob snow

Fred Miranda
Registered: Dec 31, 2001
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This is gorgeous Jim!
You got the mixed warm colors, snow and a great sky. All well composed Jim-style!
Thanks for sharing this one.

Registered: Feb 13, 2003
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Awesome shot! I'm wanting to go back to Colorado, this shot just makes me more impatient about another trip. Hopefully you plan to enlarge and frame this one.


Registered: Jul 07, 2005
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My eyes are burning from the orange Jim! Fantastic colors and love the comp.


Registered: May 26, 2012
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THAT is awesome.

Jo Dilbeck
Registered: Dec 20, 2007
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Oh why, oh why do I live in California? Stunning shot with beautiful colors!

Registered: Oct 19, 2010
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Wow. Boring old flatland where I live just doesn't compare!

Registered: Apr 23, 2005
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Just fantastic - colors, composition, sky and snow all blending very nicely. Nice work Jim !

Registered: Oct 17, 2011
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Great colors. I especially like the glow on the mountain tops and in the ground fog.

Registered: Mar 08, 2010
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Stunning! Thanks for sharing.

Registered: Sep 06, 2006
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A definite 'wowzer', Jim. Not sure I have ever seen such an array of awesome colors. Beautiful.


Registered: Jan 22, 2004
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Well, Jim, You did it again. Beautiful. I am imagining a huge print!!. can you show 100% crop of one or two spots, one close and one far? I presume it was taken with D800?

Jim Bau
Registered: Jan 13, 2007
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Of the charts Jim!!! Awesome comp, and I like the contrast between the cold mountain snow and the warm fall colors. Very nicly seen and captured.

Registered: Dec 24, 2011
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Really nice, Jim. Great timing on your visit, and great work in the color and composition.

Registered: Jul 10, 2009
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Amazing shot Jim!

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