Morning photo: Deep greens and blues …

Dream colors

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Blue River.

FRISCO — Sure, hot pink and vivid orange are eye-popping, but there’s something to be said for the soothing blues and greens of forests and streams. These colors on the cooler end of the spectrum have always been my favorites. Starting way back, when time came to pick out a flannel shirt, I invariably went in that direction over the flashy reds. Photographing the darker blue and green shadows and crevices can be a little tricky. Too much shade and the blue takes over completely. And even though the iPhone does well in the shade in many situations, when there’s snow in the picture, the sensor really wants to tilt toward the blue end, and even high-end DSLRs may need some adjustment of the white balance to capture what the eyes sees rather than what the sensor wants to capture.

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On the green side.

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Some blue-themed images can come close to being monochromatic.

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Deep blue sea.

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Blue on blue on blue …

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The Wheeler Lakes, near Copper Mountain, are an oasis of blues and greens.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  1. stunning photography

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