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Twin Lakes Reflection

Twin Lakes Reflection

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Twin Lakes inColorado with fall colors of golden aspens reflecting in the lake

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Ice in the Sky

Ice in the Sky

Ice Crystals seemingly free floating in the blue winter sky

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Rain Clouds Over Valley

Rain Clouds Over Valley

Rain clouds of a monsoon storm are floating through a valley in Colorado, while the sun is painting the valley floor with spectacular colors

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Snowflake

Snowflake

A single snowflake is balancing on a pine needle

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Rocky Mountain Sunset

Rocky Mountain Sunset

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Spectacular sunset light is reflecting of the peaks of the Rocky Mountains (Blanca Peak in the middle) in southern Colorado

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Winter Fields Of Gold

Winter Fields Of Gold

The snow covered meadows of the Rocky Mountain foothills are glistening like gold during a winter storm

 

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Foothills and Rain

Foothills and Rain

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The stacked foothills of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado glowing with rain and sun

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Mount Herrard in Colorado

Mount Herrard in Colorado

Mount Herrard in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains outside of Westcliffe, Colorado

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Aspen Leaf in First Snow

Aspen Leaf in First Snow

A multi colored aspen leaf in first snow. The sun has melted the snow on top of the leaf into water droplets

 

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Rocky Mountains with First Snow and Aspens

Rocky Mountains with First Snow and Aspens

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A perfect morning in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado: First snow, fog rolling through the valley and golden aspens in fall colors on Mount Herard near Westcliffe Colorado

Ice Crystal Forest 1

Ice Crystal Forest 1

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Tiny ice crystals of snow, reflecting the morning sun, seem to form a micro ice forest in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains inWestcliffe, Colorado

Lone Aspen Tree in First Snow

Lone Aspen Tree in First Snow

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A lone aspen tree, exploding in spectacular orange and red colors of the fall, is standing in a snowy meadow in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, outside of Westcliffe.

Sunrise at Twin Lakes, Colorado

Sunrise at Twin Lakes, Colorado

Magic morning light reflecting at Twin Lakes in Colorado in the fall

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Spanish Peaks

Spanish Peaks

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The Spanish Peaks in Southern Colorado are looming like a mirage on the horizon

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Rainbow and Cloud

Rainbow and Cloud

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A super rainbow glows over the Wet Mountain Valley in Colorado

Last Light

Last Light

The last light of the setting sun floods the valley after a rain storm moves through

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Sun Cross on Meadow

Sun Cross on Meadow

Clouds moving over the Wet Mountain Valley in Colorado exposing the sun as a cross on the meadow

 

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Storm Cloud Over Valley

Storm Cloud Over Valley

Angry Storm Cloud exploding over the Valley for summer thunderstorm in the Colorado Rocky Mountains

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Lost Lake in Colorado

Lost Lake in Colorado

Creek flowing from Lost Lake in morning light

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Ice Formations Growing Up

Ice Formations Growing Up

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Macro photo of delicate and tiny ice formations forming out of snow

Star Trails over Rocky Mountains

Star Trails over Rocky Mountains

Stars show up as trails over the 14,000ft peaks of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado in this long exposure

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Buffalo

Buffalo

In Colorado

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Storm over Rocky Mountains

Storm over Rocky Mountains

Blanca Peak near Westcliffe, Colorado

Lightning Storm over Valley in Colorado

Lightning Storm over Valley in Colorado

A summer lightning storm explodes over a valley outside Westcliffe, Colorado. On the right side are the Sangre de Cristos mountains

 

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Frozen Grass

Frozen Grass

Ice is covering a single piece of grass

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Spiderweb with Morning Dew

Spiderweb with Morning Dew

Dew drops on a spider web in autumn

Star Trails Around Polaris

Star Trails Around Polaris

The stars seem to swirl around Polaris. This photo was taken at 9,000 ft altitude in Colorado

 

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Lone Tree

Lone Tree

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A lone tree in the magnificent golden color of the fall is standing in a windswept, wide open meadow in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, outside of Westcliffe.

Aspen Sky

Aspen Sky

A sky full of golden aspen: Fall colors in CO

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Dandelion

Dandelion

Dandelion

 

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Black Stallion and His Herd

Black Stallion and His Herd

A black stallion keeps watch over his herd in Westcliffe, Colorado

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Birds in Morning Light

Birds in Morning Light

Lack Skimmers and gulls in Florida

Beach in Florida Panhandle

Beach in Florida Panhandle

White sand and emerald water at this endless beach in the Florida Panhandle

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Sandhill Cranes

Sandhill Cranes

Sandhill Cranes flying during migration

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Rifle Falls in Colorado

Rifle Falls in Colorado

The triple falls at Rifle Falls in Colorado

 

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Reflection Field

Reflection Field

Clouds reflecting in a flooded field

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Storm over Mountains

Storm over Mountains

A spring storm is hanging over the Southern Rockies of Colorado near Westcliffe

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Colorado Monument With Storm

Colorado Monument With Storm

Storm clouds are building over Colorado National Monument

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The Drip

The Drip

A dripping icicle in springtime in Colorado

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Cloud over Mounatins

Cloud over Mounatins

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Grand Tetons and Fall

Grand Tetons and Fall

Beautiful fall colors with Grand Tetons in the background

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Milky Way Reflecting in Silver Jack Reservoir, Colorado

Milky Way Reflecting in Silver Jack Reservoir, Colorado

The night sky with the Milky Way reflecting on Silver Jack Reservoir in Colorado

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Colorado Clouds

Colorado Clouds

Dramatic clouds fill the skies

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Lightning over Sangre de Cristos Mountains

Lightning over Sangre de Cristos Mountains

Summer lightning storm in the mountains of Colorado

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Old Truck

Old Truck

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Horses on Meadow

Horses on Meadow

Two horses and a mule on a flowery meadow in Colorado

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Puffins

Puffins

Puffins at the coast of Maine and Canada

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Dunes and Sky

Dunes and Sky

Great Sand Dunes National Park in Colorado

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Moon Over Rocky Mountains

Moon Over Rocky Mountains

Full moon over Sangre De Cristo Mountains in Colorado

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