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Lakeside sunrise high in the Colorado Rockies

This is how we do sunrises in Colorado. Taken this morning at Brainard Lake in Arapaho National Forest – Elevation 10,400 feet. A crisp morning and while the sunrise was gorgeous, I was there on a different mission: Moose! Lots of pics of those to share later. In the meantime, enjoy the view from above. 😉

Sunrise at Brainard Lake in Arapaho National Forest, Colorado. © Tony’s Takes

Sunrise at Brainard Lake in Arapaho National Forest, Colorado. © Tony’s Takes

A gorgeous Sunday sunrise

Out and about this morning looking for Great Horned Owls my focus was for a time on the east as the sun rose.  Beautiful sunrises and sunsets are a near daily occurrence in Colorado and this one was no different.

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Colorful Sunday sunrise.  (© Tony’s Takes)

Colorful Sunday sunrise. (© Tony’s Takes)

Sunrise casts Colorado mountains in hues of pink and orange

A very chilly start in the pre-dawn hours as I set out to capture images of the setting full moon, the mountains and bald eagles.  The moon and eagles turned out not to  be the highlight of the morning.

Instead, the prize winner was this image taken as the sun rose and cast the mountains from Mount Audubon to Longs Peak in a gorgeous pink / orange.  As seen from Golden Ponds in Longmont.

Sunrise casts Colorado mountains in pink and orange colors. (© Tony’s Takes)

Sunrise casts Colorado mountains in pink and orange colors. (© Tony’s Takes)

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Hanging out with the bald eagles at Cherry Creek State Park

It won’t be long before the bald eagles leave Colorado and head north so I have to take the opportunities when I can.  Back down at Cherry Creek State Park on a very cold morning they were quite compliant with having their photos taken.

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The last sunrise of 2013

The last sunrise of 2013 proved to be an absolutely gorgeous one.  This image was taken at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge just before the sun peeked over the horizon.

December 31, 2013 - New Year's Eve sunrise at the Arsenal. (© Tony’s Takes)

December 31, 2013 – New Year’s Eve sunrise at the Arsenal. (© Tony’s Takes)

 

Christmas Eve sunrise at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal

Brilliant orange clouds at sunrise painted a beautiful scene on Christmas Eve.

December 24, 2013 - Christmas Eve sunrise at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal. (© Tony’s Takes)

December 24, 2013 – Christmas Eve sunrise at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal. (© Tony’s Takes)

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An ‘industrial strength’ sunrise

The area I work is normally not particularly photogenic but on this morning it worked out well.  The sunrise was absolutely brilliant and the crane and other industrial equipment worked well as props.  My only regret is that I had to take this with my point-and-shoot rather than my SLR.

December 18, 2013 - An industrial strength sunrise in north Denver. (© Tony’s Takes)

December 18, 2013 – An industrial strength sunrise in north Denver. (© Tony’s Takes)

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Golden sunrise illuminates Old Glory

The United States flag flies proudly outside my house every day of the year.  On this morning, two days before Veterans Day, the sky was illuminated brilliant orange at sunrise and helped to light up Old Glory.

November 9, 2013 - Golden sunrise illuminates Old Glory.  (© Tony’s Takes)

November 9, 2013 – Golden sunrise illuminates Old Glory. (© Tony’s Takes)

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A peaceful, colorful sunrise

Our for a morning walk in the north Denver area.  The sky was painted in pastel colors and a calm pond below reflected the trees and colors nicely.

December 12, 2010 - Peaceful, colorful sunrise. © Tony’s Takes

December 12, 2010 – Peaceful, colorful sunrise. © Tony’s Takes