Telluride

dlplumerdlplumer Major grinsPosts: 8,045Registered Users Major grins
edited October 21, 2019 in Landscapes

Last Dollar Moonrise - captured as the sun was setting from Last Dollar Road in Telluride, Colorado. Taken with my Fuji XT-2 and an 18-135 one board.

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  • shawncshawnc shawnc Posts: 268Registered Users Major grins
    edited October 16, 2019

    Nice capture Dan, Love the Alpine Glow.

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  • denisegoldbergdenisegoldberg Major grins North Andover, MAPosts: 12,593Super Moderators moderator

    Beautiful Dan!

  • CavalierCavalier Life is a Bokeh Foresthill, CaliforniaPosts: 2,162Registered Users Major grins

    Spectacular sunset. Love all the colors - from Aspen yellow to sun-soaked mountains to beautiful blue of the sky.

  • JonaBeth RussellJonaBeth Russell Major grins MauiPosts: 951Registered Users Major grins

    Outstanding!

  • dlplumerdlplumer Major grins Posts: 8,045Registered Users Major grins

    I added a few more to share.

  • David_S85David_S85 Spotter of Dgrin Spam and Oddities ChicagolandPosts: 12,448Administrators moderator
    edited October 22, 2019

    Wonderful set! That last pic is a wall hanger.

    EDIT:
    I would, however, do whatever you need to do to straighten that one out. Level won't work. You'll need to do a free transform adjustment.

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  • dlplumerdlplumer Major grins Posts: 8,045Registered Users Major grins

    @David_S85 said:
    Wonderful set! That last pic is a wall hanger.

    Thanks, David

  • kdogkdog artistically challenged San Jose, CAPosts: 11,529Administrators moderator
    edited October 22, 2019

    Yeah, these are totally awesome, Dan. The fourth one might be my favorite. The countless bare trees almost look like lace, giving the photo a surreal abstract appearance. On the first one, you can't recover any more detail in the moon from the raw file? If not, some people might be tempted to extract the moon from a different frame, size it exactly to the size as it appears in this picture, replace it and never tell. Not naming any names here. LOL. Anyway, awesome job!!

  • dlplumerdlplumer Major grins Posts: 8,045Registered Users Major grins

    @kdog said:
    Yeah, these are totally awesome, Dan. The fourth one might be my favorite. The countless bare trees almost look like lace, giving the photo a surreal abstract appearance. On the first one, you can't recover any more detail in the moon from the raw file? If not, some people might be tempted to extract the moon from a different frame, size it exactly to the size as it appears in this picture, replace it and never tell. Not naming any names here. LOL. Anyway, awesome job!!

    Thanks, Joel!

  • dlplumerdlplumer Major grins Posts: 8,045Registered Users Major grins

    Reprocessed with David's suggestion

  • toragstorags Major grins Posts: 4,382Registered Users Major grins

    Excellent work Dan

    Rags
  • kdogkdog artistically challenged San Jose, CAPosts: 11,529Administrators moderator

    I concur, really nice, Dan!

  • David_S85David_S85 Spotter of Dgrin Spam and Oddities ChicagolandPosts: 12,448Administrators moderator

    @dlplumer said:
    Reprocessed with David's suggestion

    Oh, so much better with everything leveled and straightened. The reflection makes that shot. Good work!

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  • dlplumerdlplumer Major grins Posts: 8,045Registered Users Major grins

    @David_S85 said:

    @dlplumer said:
    Reprocessed with David's suggestion

    Oh, so much better with everything leveled and straightened. The reflection makes that shot. Good work!

    I ordered a metal floater to hang based on your suggestion, and appreciate the free transform advice.

  • dlplumerdlplumer Major grins Posts: 8,045Registered Users Major grins

    @dlplumer said:

    @David_S85 said:

    @dlplumer said:
    Reprocessed with David's suggestion

    Oh, so much better with everything leveled and straightened. The reflection makes that shot. Good work!

    I ordered a metal floater to hang based on your suggestion, and appreciate the free transform advice.

    Its hanging and it makes me happy. Thanks again David!

  • David_S85David_S85 Spotter of Dgrin Spam and Oddities ChicagolandPosts: 12,448Administrators moderator

    @dlplumer said:
    I ordered a metal floater to hang based on your suggestion, and appreciate the free transform advice.

    Its hanging and it makes me happy. Thanks again David!

    Sweet!

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  • El GatoEl Gato Global Trekker Posts: 391Registered Users Major grins

    Beautiful...all of them.

    There's nothing finer than fall in the mountains.

    Just a thought...your last image the one that was reprocessed, had you ever consider post processing in BW?

    Again, wonderful images.

  • pathfinderpathfinder Drive By Digital Shooter western IndianaPosts: 14,477Super Moderators moderator

    @kdog said:
    Yeah, these are totally awesome, Dan. The fourth one might be my favorite. The countless bare trees almost look like lace, giving the photo a surreal abstract appearance. On the first one, you can't recover any more detail in the moon from the raw file? If not, some people might be tempted to extract the moon from a different frame, size it exactly to the size as it appears in this picture, replace it and never tell. Not naming any names here. LOL. Anyway, awesome job!!

    My thoughts exactly!

    Lovely images.

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  • redleashredleash Texas Grins San Antonio, TXPosts: 3,783Registered Users Major grins

    Dan,

    Great set! My favorite is the vertical aspen shot. The minimalistic subject coupled with the spots of bright color make a striking combination. Well done!

    Lauren

    "But ask the animals, and they will teach you." (Job 12:7)

    Lauren Blackwell
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  • dlplumerdlplumer Major grins Posts: 8,045Registered Users Major grins

    @kdog said:
    Yeah, these are totally awesome, Dan. The fourth one might be my favorite. The countless bare trees almost look like lace, giving the photo a surreal abstract appearance. On the first one, you can't recover any more detail in the moon from the raw file? If not, some people might be tempted to extract the moon from a different frame, size it exactly to the size as it appears in this picture, replace it and never tell. Not naming any names here. LOL. Anyway, awesome job!!

    I took your advice, KDOG

  • kdogkdog artistically challenged San Jose, CAPosts: 11,529Administrators moderator

    There ya go. :smile:

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