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Valley of the Ten Peaks in Smoke

As the sun started to rise over Moraine Lake, I was extremely disappointed that the smoke from nearby forest fires in Washington State and British Columbia obst...
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As the sun started to rise over Moraine Lake, I was extremely disappointed that the smoke from nearby forest fires in Washington State and British Columbia obstructed the gorgeous view. However, there were a few moments when the light shone through the smoke in a magical way before returning the valley to a gloomy haze. I was fortunate enough to have snapped a series of photos to compose this 32bit HDR during that magical light.
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5 Comments | Report
alexandru_pavalache PRO
 
alexandru_pavalache July 23, 2016
awesome photo .. I even forgot to mention that !!!
bigblockcarl PRO+
 
bigblockcarl August 15, 2016
Great shot Chad. I love the colors. I was just there for my first time a little over a month ago. A magical place. Thanks for the share.

Carl
Jthorne65
 
Jthorne65 August 28, 2016
Absolutely breath taking..thank you for sharing.
anthonymannion PRO+
 
anthonymannion January 15, 2017
breathtaking
Nostroboy PRO+
 
Nostroboy August 19, 2018
Absolutely outstanding !