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Sunrise Of The Plains by kkart Sunrise Of The Plains by kkart
The Colorado plains are a vast area, you never really know what you will find when you are out there....and it is also very beautiful in it's own right. Towns come along once in awhile, many of which have populations of 50 people or less. It is also storm country, specifically big time Tornado country come the Spring & Summer months.

While shooting this not to far away from the Nebraska border, there was a lake off in the distance that we couldn't access that was rather huge in size, and I don't recall the last time I heard so many Geese at one single time, it was honestly amazing....but there had to be thousands all trumpeting at the same time. May have to find out who's property the lake is on and pay them a little visit and see if we can get out there.

After that though it was complete and utter silence, not a sound....being out here is like being in the middle of no where, well actually you technically are!

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JpnGrl4ever Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
beautiful!! I love the colors of this sun-set!!
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LiveInPix Featured By Owner May 19, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Beautiful shot !
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Xerces Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2011  Professional Artisan Crafter
Such wonderful patterns to the colours in the clouds! Well done
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steppeland Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2011   Photographer
Must have been a marvellous experience! Great shot! :heart:
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RockeraPsycho Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2011
Great Picture :)
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wingsofdragons Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
love it........:iconwingsplz:
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gemlenz Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2011
awesome sky and colors
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MikeShawPhotography Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2011
Beautiful light John :beer:
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MPlichard Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2011
Great shot and beautiful colors !!
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KaytanaPhoenix Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
'n that silence and beauty of the simplicity of nothing.. is precisely why I have no issues calling those open plains home... :heart:
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