Silhouetted tree reflections at sunrise

Silhouetted tree reflections at sunrise
The sun bursts over the horizon as trees are reflected on the calm waters of a stream. (© Tony’s Takes)

I am a sucker for a good reflection and this was one I couldn’t pass up.

I do have to preface my narrative by saying it is a bit of a “copycat image” in that the weekend before this was taken, my friend, Shaun, captured a similar image from the same spot. We were both out at this location on Colorado’s northeastern plains when I saw him crouched down capturing this same scene. After seeing his shot, I decided I needed one of my own. 😉 

So, this past Sunday I was there again and took the opportunity to capture it. Certainly, I would have loved to have had some more color in the skies but as is, it was pretty darned nice. The bursting sun provides a focal point and the near-perfect reflection of the silhouetted trees on the dark water shows just how quiet this location on the plains can be.

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