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What Keeper saw . . . . and a Chinook sunset

Rick C
November 21st, 2005, 01:46 PM
Part relevant, part off-topic . . . . .

Abby and Keeper and me were out west of Calgary for the picture below, walking up to Windy Point in Kananaskis Country. The road below is closed from December 15 through to late Spring and has no exit. It just hits the mountains and stops. That's Keeper in the picture. . . . . a guy had a big fight with a cougar right around there in the Spring.

http://www.goldentales.ca/00010087_edited-1.jpg

A Chinook Arch (the cloud formation) on our side of the mountains, a local weather phenomenon that can send temperatures soaring in Calgary in mid-winter, made for a very warm Saturday and a gorgeous sunset . . . . .

Early sunset

http://www.goldentales.ca/00010194_edited-1.jpg

Late sunset, same clouds . . . . note the shadows from the underlying clouds hitting the upper layer near the edge:

http://www.goldentales.ca/00010203_edited-1.jpg

Rick C
www.goldentales.ca

Roxy's_MA
November 21st, 2005, 01:52 PM
Awsome pictures Rick C. We have been getting awsome weather in AB for this time of the year. I can remeber 2 years ago the Heritage day Classic. It was like -30 Celsius or something crazy.

rivers
November 21st, 2005, 02:19 PM
wow, incredible photos. You should post them on photo.net!

jesse's mommy
November 21st, 2005, 02:21 PM
Those pictures are so cool. They are truly amazing!

Rick C
November 21st, 2005, 03:12 PM
Well, since y'all like them, for amusement, myself under the fading sunset as taken by my brother . . . .

http://www.goldentales.ca/00010206_edited-1.jpg

And my brother-in-law earlier, silhouetted . . . nice Slavic head!!

http://www.goldentales.ca/00010197_edited-1.jpg

Its fun to take pictures when conditions are like that . . . .

Rick C
www.goldentales.ca

doggy lover
November 21st, 2005, 08:34 PM
Wow great pics I just love the clouds looks like faces in them.

happycats
November 21st, 2005, 08:43 PM
OMG those pictures are breathtaking!! I LOVE your pictures, but these are superb!!

Shamrock
November 21st, 2005, 10:49 PM
What stunning photos! Absolutely beautiful, Rick!:thumbs up

jiorji
November 21st, 2005, 11:21 PM
yes very beautiful clouds!

just to make a smartass comment on how everybody's so amazed by your photos(me included) ...imagine if it turns out they're all just backdrops :evil: hehe

....but really it's not only the landscapes...it's also how you position your models (Keeper) in your shots. Well done!:thumbs up