Morning photo: Snow!

Ephemeral …

Buffalo Mountain gleams in the morning light after a big snowfall.

Buffalo Mountain gleams in the morning light after a big snowfall.

FRISCO —As long as I’ve lived in snow country, I’ve never become jaded to snow. To me, it’s one the most beautiful substances on the planet, and there’s something completely magical to seeing the landscape transformed by a thick new blanket of the frozen white stuff. The most recent storm to move through Summit County was a good one, reminiscent for me of a Sierra storm cycle, when you measure accumulations by feet, not inches. The storm took a while to clear out, so I had two mornings to go out and try capture the feeling, both with my DSLR and with the iPhone. Can you tell which pictures in this set have been massaged by various iPhone apps and filters? If you like the snapshots in this post, please visit our Fine Art America online gallery for a full selection of Summit County landscapes.

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Tenmile Canyon, Frisco, Colorado.

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Misty sunrise along the Blue River.

Old cabins at Copper Mountain rest easy under a two-foot snowfall.

Old cabins at Copper Mountain rest easy under a two-foot snowfall.

Alpenglow on the Gore Range, near Silverthorne, Colorado.

Alpenglow on the Gore Range, near Silverthorne, Colorado.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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