I couldn’t resist stepping out the back of my house last weekend to capture this gorgeous sunset. It was a typical summer day in the mountains. The morning started out with clear blue skies which soon gave way to the puffy clouds that build up over the Continental Divide. By afternoon the skies were fairly overcast with an occasionalshower here and there. An hour before sunset I couldn’t even make out Mount Princeton through the cloud cover, but as quickly as they came, the clouds started to break up and move off to the east. By the time the sun was setting, there was an opening to the west which let light stream down the mountain valley and paint the sides of the peak a soft pink. I managed to take a couple sets of panoramic images before the light was gone and the Mount Princeton was dark. What a beautiful sunset!
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