By James Hamilton

Cloudy Day In Rocky Mountain National Park

Equipment Info
SONY DSLR-A700
State/Province/Region
CO
Country
US
Nearest Area
Rocky Mountain National Park
Town
Estes Park
Brief Directions

Sprague Lake can be found just off the Bear Creek Road in RMNP.

Notes

F6.3, 1/320 sec., ISO 100, Focal Length 24 (36 equivalent) mm., Post-processing in Adobe Lightroom 4 and Photoshop CS5 Extended.

Description

I made this image of Sprague Lake in RMNP on a cold, overcast, September morning in 2009. One could feel the oncoming winter and, in fact, I did encounter snowfall on some of the higher trails. The greens of summer had not yet given way to the brown hues of winter and the overcast conditions contributed to their intensity. The bare, fallen branches in the midground, along with their reflections in the water, helped create a sense of coldness and geometry in the scene.

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Date Taken
04/06/2014

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