Great Sand Dunes Sunset

Uploaded: July 09, 2012 09:51:13


Mosca, Colorado. Back to the archives for my photography fix. 113 in AZ today...too hot for anything out of doors. Great Sand Dunes NP has some of the tallest sand dunes in the US....750 Ft high....and you can climb to your heart's content. This was taken in August of 2009....not as hot as Phoenix, but WINDY.... Have a great day everyone!

Exif: F Number: 10, Exposure Bias Value: -2.00, ExposureTime: 1/125 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 58.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi


Monica Mermoz level-classic July 09, 2012

Wonderful light and a beautiful composition, Patricia! #1473937

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe July 09, 2012

Thank you so much's fun going into archives with digital photography....Have a wonderful afternoon! #10221780

Thomas E. Hinds July 09, 2012

Fabulous work, Patricia! Great light and comp! That place is wonderful. I'm going to try and maybe make it back there next week if time allows around my work! The only time I was there it was very windy as well! #10222065

Terry Cervi level-deluxe July 09, 2012

The light is gorgeous, Patricia! Beautiful!!! #10222242

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe July 10, 2012

Thank you Thomas & Terry......well Thomas if you get there I'll be looking forward to new photos....I'd love to go back is an amazing place! Cheers =^..^= #10222968

Tammy Espino July 11, 2012

An outstanding capture! I bet it was peaceful there! Stay cool, trying to do the same here!!:) #10225809

Neal D. Hatcher July 11, 2012

Beautiful #10225984

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe July 12, 2012

Thanks again Tammy & Neal.....heading back to PS to work on a few more house has really brought back a lot of wonderful memories of trips gone by and looking forward to heading to Banff & Jasper next week....first time in that part of the world....hope I can capture some of its beauty with my camera....Have a wonderful day one & all! =^..^= #10226508

Millie A. Talarico level-classic July 13, 2012

stunningly gorgeous capture, Patricia!
on vacation in Aug. & part of Sept. hope to travel from Vegas into Arizona or visit Yosemite~ #10228008

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe July 13, 2012

Thank you Millieanne....We're leaving July 20th to head up to Banff & Jasper in Canada...have never been so it will be a whole new adventure for me. We'll be back at the end of August....have a great time in your travels no matter where you wind up....somehow photographers always have a good time no matter where! #10228102

Carol Flisak level-classic July 16, 2012

A stunning image, Patricia! The composition and light are wonderful and that sky is fabulous... well captured! #10232498

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe July 17, 2012

Thank you so much Carol for viewing & commenting...have a wonderful day today! =^..^= #10233233

Eivor Kuchta July 17, 2012

Wow, this is so great, with the dramatic sky and the light on the dunes. Not a place I want to go to now, with the hot (for us) weather we've had this summer. Stay cool! #10233363

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe July 17, 2012

Thank you a place for right now. We were there early June returning from picking up our travel trailer in Texas...way too hot for hiking. The evening wasn't too bad though. This photo was taken in March of 2009.....actually got to do some hiking is a beautiful park. Have a wonderful day! #10233453

Karen Celella July 25, 2012

Beautiful, Patricia! I hope to be able to visit there again someday. We only spent one evening there and it was far from enough time. #10243718

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna July 27, 2012

Incredible lighting and mood setting capture, Patricia! This is one glorious image! :-) k #10247112

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe July 29, 2012

Thank you Karen & Kitty for your very kind comments...sorry for the delayed sitting in Starbucks in Canmore AB really close to Banff....our campground does not have wifi access that is Starbucks it is....I think the next part of my journey will be even more limited...up to Jasper for a few days....Am having a great time visiting the beautiful National Parks in Canada!...Have a glorious day ...warmest regards.... #10249166

Jill Odice level-classic September 02, 2012

THis is beautiful! Love the dramatic clouds and sky ! Like icing on the cake :-)

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe September 02, 2012

Hi Jill...thank you so much for viewing & commenting.... #10305701

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