Alpine Solitude

Uploaded: July 29, 2014 03:35:44 | Entered: September 28, 2014 08:48:12


Ice Lakes, Colorado. Special thanks to Tad Bowman for telling me about this locale. It’s accessible via a 7 mile round-trip hike with the trailhead at 9,800 feet elevation and the lakes are around 12,250 feet. Tons of wildflowers along the walk.

I went with BPer and long-time friend Mike Frazier. We did a whirl-wind tour of Aspen, Crested Butte, and the San Juan Mountains.

F18, 36 sec exposure (10-stop ND filter), ISO 160, 24mm focal length

Exif: F Number: 18, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 36/1 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 160, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 24.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III


Ken Smith level-classic July 29, 2014

One more.. #1580865

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe July 29, 2014

Both are beautiful! #11094021

Colette M. Metcalf July 29, 2014

Beautifully captured, Ken! Wonderful scene and reflections. #11094024

Joy Rector July 29, 2014

excellent shot #11094035

Debbie Bray July 29, 2014

Spectacular views, Ken! #11094050

Terry Cervi level-deluxe July 29, 2014

Sounds like fun, Ken! This is a beauty! #11094129

JO ANN CLEVELAND July 29, 2014

Awesome, looks like a winner to me Ken! Are you telling me you and Mike hiked 7 miles? Arggghhhh...

jo ann c. #11094135

Michael Frazier level-classic July 29, 2014

Great reflections Sr. Looks like you were rewarded for your grueling hike. #11094162

Stefania Barbier level-classic July 29, 2014

dreamlike place... and perfect shot! #11094177

John Connolly July 29, 2014

That sounds like a wonderful trip Ken! Thanks for sharing these two beautiful scenes with us! #11094458

Carol Eade level-addict July 29, 2014

They're both beautiful! #11094581

JO ANN CLEVELAND July 31, 2014

Congrats on a super month Ken, CONGRATS ON ALL OF THEM! They are soo well deserved too! I think we will see a lot of Gold later!

jo ann c. #11096324

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-classic August 05, 2014

I love the peaceful colors of this beautiful place.

JO ANN CLEVELAND August 28, 2014 1

Congrats on Staff Fave Ken!


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