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Sunrise in Colorado

Okay so I don't by any means consider this a great photograph. I was sitting outside in my backyard with my dogs because I noticed a lot of shooting stars in the sky last night and I was watching the show.

Once the sun starting coming up the sky looked amazing, it was a yellow/pink/orange and a very vivid purple. I have never seen the sky light up with such a pretty purple before, I knew I needed to capture it. Instead of jumping in my car and battling the early morning traffic, and possibly missing the spot before I got to a destination with a better landscape, I just pulled out my camera and took this shot in my backyard. Yes, my backyard is nothing to look at by any means, it actually looks much better in the summertime, but hey at least I got the sky with this long exposure.


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Comment by carol heald on January 17, 2014 at 11:28pm

great shot Jason it must have been so good to sit there watching  at this show of awesome colours 

Comment by Joe Bradley on December 19, 2013 at 8:20pm

Some times " just shoot " works best. Great color, and composition.

Comment by Stephanie Alexandra on December 19, 2013 at 10:08am

Smart move!  It is a beautiful sky and I like the bare winter trees in front of it :-)

Comment by Despina Kitidou on December 19, 2013 at 4:46am

Very nice frame & colors!

Comment by Andrea Warburton on December 19, 2013 at 2:02am

a stunning sky, beautiful colours, i would love your backyard it is like a field compared to the size of the backyards in the UK :)

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