Spread Eagle at Sunrise

Spread Eagle at Sunrise


Spread Eagle Peak is on the right, and on the left is "Taylor Mountain", 12,671' (because it's surrounded by Middle Taylor Creek from the South and North Taylor Creek from the North), north of Hermit Pass. Abandoned Conquistadores ski area is on the left. Photo taken on the first morning of fall of 2007 (23 September) at 6.50. A cold front was approaching.

Below: a thumbnail of a wider photo (the above photo was cropped from it). The original is in large format, 19392x3189 pixels). It covers Sangre de Cristo Mountains from Little Baldy Pk. (left) almost to Gibbs Pk.

Photo Technical Data
Size of the original: 8483x3189 pixels
Aperture f 8, exposure 1/15 s, 200 mm, ISO 200

Canon 1Ds Mark II, with Canon Zoom Lens EF 70-200 mm 1:4 L USM; a composite of 3 photos.

On the right: a 200x300 pix cropped image from the original photo.

cropped main picture

sunrise in sangres

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