Wilkerson Dawn, Wide

© Tom Schmitt

Wilkerson Dawn, Wide

Uploaded: June 13, 2006


June 12 moonset at dawn at Wilkerson Pass, CO. I have never entered such a wide photo but this one seemed to cry out for the larger size. This was shot a bit later as the moon took on an orange hue through the thick atmosphere. It's two Mamiya 7 (6x7cm) frames stitched for the panorama. Quite a bit was cropped off at top and bottom. Tripod-mounted Mamiya 7, 150mm lens on Velvia 100F. 1/2 second at f/16. Scanned into Photoshop with Epson 4870.


Jeff Robinson level-deluxe June 13, 2006

Exceptional work Tom, beautifully composed with incredible color! I really enjoyed viewing your gallery! Jeff #464178

Corinne M. Thompson June 13, 2006

I agree, this is an awesome capture! #2891033

Dennis Flanagan July 23, 2006

This is excellent Tom. The deep colors convey early morning. I bet this would be an awesome series if shot all four seasons. #3065542

Daniel G. Flocke July 25, 2006

Tom - WOW!!!

Congratulations on your Finalist!!! Good luck next round!

~Daniel #3075413

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