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© Katherine Nak
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UploadedJanuary 13, 2012
TakenFebruary 19, 2009
Exposure1/80 sec at f/7.1
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length38 mm
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This picture was taken in Big Cottonwood Canyon, Utah. It was February, the snow was beginning to melt. I was in the bottom of a ravine, timing the sunset took several days.

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A big thank you to Andrew Dutton for the spot light!

70 responses

  • gerry cyr

    gerry cyr gave props (13 Jan 2012):

    outstanding image

  • Cheryl Andrews

    Cheryl Andrews   said (13 Jan 2012):

    Spectacular image!

  • Carol Holmes

    Carol Holmes gave props (13 Jan 2012):

    golden image

  • Robert Sand

    Robert Sand said (13 Jan 2012):

    A difficult exposure very nicely handled.

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (13 Jan 2012):

    A masterful capture--love it--balanced so well---this has high quality in colour, detail, flow, and lighting.

  • Brandon Melendez

    Brandon Melendez gave props (13 Jan 2012):

    what a beautiful capture. nicely done

  • Zapata Juan P

    Zapata Juan P   gave props (13 Jan 2012):

    Amazing image ... so great

  • Massimo Bardelli

    Massimo Bardelli   gave props (14 Jan 2012):

    Magic moment!

  • Elyseo

    Elyseo gave props (14 Jan 2012):


  • Raymond Fausel

    Raymond Fausel gave props (14 Jan 2012):

    very nice

  • Danielle Turner

    Danielle Turner gave props (14 Jan 2012):


  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (14 Jan 2012):


  • Betty Maxey

    Betty Maxey   gave props (15 Jan 2012):

    Wow, this is awesome!! Kuddos for the timing, it was well worth the efforts!!

  • Rakesh Jagtiani

    Rakesh Jagtiani gave props (17 Jan 2012):


  • alex ringer

    alex ringer gave props (17 Jan 2012):

    Perfect timing. What is missed is reflected in the stream.

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (17 Jan 2012):

    beautiful photo and a wonderful find!

  • Sarah Grant

    Sarah Grant gave props (17 Jan 2012):

    Great photo!

  • Shirley Valencia

    Shirley Valencia   said (17 Jan 2012):

    this is breathtakingly beautiful......

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (18 Jan 2012):

    I fully agree with shirley.. Very nice shot!!!

  • Katherine Nak

    Katherine Nak   said (18 Jan 2012):

    Thank you all so much for your generous comments.

  • damir ceric

    damir ceric gave props (18 Jan 2012):

    amazing and very originaly

  • John Sweeney

    John Sweeney gave props (19 Jan 2012):

    Great splash of gold reflection!

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon gave props (20 Jan 2012):

    Incredibly beautiful.. magical!!

  • David Faircloth

    David Faircloth gave props (21 Jan 2012):


  • Ron Potts

    Ron Potts gave props (22 Jan 2012):


  • Inner Peace

    Inner Peace gave props (22 Jan 2012):

    Lovely - great composition, light and color, gold among the grays

  • Nancy Richard

    Nancy Richard gave props (22 Jan 2012):

    This is absolutely stunning!.....a magnificent shot!

  • David de London

    David de London gave props (26 Jan 2012):

    Very well done. Great color, composition.

  • Alfonso Gomez

    Alfonso Gomez gave props (26 Jan 2012):

    Congratullations! nice moment, good shot

  • carmen rugel

    carmen rugel (Deleted) gave props (26 Jan 2012):

    great image!! Beautiful!!!

  • Amy Yokomizo

    Amy Yokomizo gave props (30 Jan 2012):


  • Rachelle Crockett

    Rachelle Crockett gave props (31 Jan 2012):

    Love the gold on the water :)

  • Ester van Dam

    Ester van Dam said (2 Feb 2012):

    That's breathtaking!

  • Christy

    Christy gave props (2 Feb 2012):

    Love it!

  • Bob Ward-Toynton

    Bob Ward-Toynton said (3 Feb 2012):

    amazing shot timing is always a major factor...

  • Rachelle Crockett

    Rachelle Crockett gave props (8 Feb 2012):


  • Rebecca Braasch

    Rebecca Braasch gave props (8 Feb 2012):

    Worth the wait! Awesome capture.

  • jam rad

    jam rad gave props (11 Feb 2012):


  • Alfonso Paz

    Alfonso Paz gave props (12 Feb 2012):

    Rivers of gold. The true treasures.

  • Carl Runeson

    Carl Runeson said (15 Feb 2012):


  • Michael Scott O'Neal

    Michael Scott O'Neal gave props (16 Feb 2012):

    you've definately found the warmth within the cold /

  • Christian Buecker

    Christian Buecker said (16 Feb 2012):

    sehr schoen!

  • Peter Meade

    Peter Meade said (19 Feb 2012):

    Well done. Excellent capture, great color balance. Beautiful.

  • James Wiley

    James Wiley gave props (19 Feb 2012):

    Several days was worth it!

  • Jim Wilton

    Jim Wilton gave props (19 Feb 2012):

    love this!!!

  • Linda Heath

    Linda Heath gave props (20 Feb 2012):

    Perfect lighting!

  • Nicolette de Joncaire

    Nicolette de Joncaire   gave props (21 Feb 2012):


  • Liliana Gal

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    ROCIO GUILLEN gave props (6 Mar 2012):

    Great image Katherine! The light is just perfect!

  • Kelly Nichols

    Kelly Nichols gave props (20 Mar 2012):

    Very nice! The lighting is beautiful!

  • Katie Baum

    Katie Baum gave props (24 Mar 2012):

    an it did worth it! the light is amazing!

  • Davide Simone

    Davide Simone (Deleted) gave props (25 Mar 2012):


  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) gave props (1 Apr 2012):

    Simply gorgeous! Great light & DOF!

  • Robert Weekes

    Robert Weekes gave props (19 May 2012):

    Time well spent Katherine. You captured it beautifully.

  • Aaron Schwartz

    Aaron Schwartz gave props (4 Jun 2012):

    Sounds like the "moment" was hard-earned. well done!

  • Bailey Cooper

    Bailey Cooper gave props (4 Jun 2012):

    And so worthy the work and wait. Love.

  • Michael Asaro

    Michael Asaro   gave props (7 Jun 2012):


  • Novak Nastasić

    Novak Nastasić gave props (2 Aug 2012):

    Reminds me of one painting at the Art Institute of Chicago by John Henry Twachtman. Nicely done!

  • Marie Sager

    Marie Sager gave props (5 Sep 2012):

    This is where I would love to be. Perfect.

  • Michael Carroll

    Michael Carroll gave props (18 Nov 2012):

    Very nice work!!

  • isabelle b.

    isabelle b. gave props (18 Nov 2012):


  • James(randy) Marshall

    James(randy) Marshall gave props (13 Dec 2012):


  • rekha nag

    rekha nag gave props (29 Jan 2013):

    amazing shot! worth waiting for the correct timing.

  • call me crj

    call me crj (Deleted) gave props (26 Mar 2013):


  • Davide Simone

    Davide Simone gave props (5 Jun 2014):

    Wonderful !

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (6 Jun 2014):

    So beautiful!!! Love the golden reflections from the sky, it is a stunning scene!!!

  • Novak Nastasić

    Novak Nastasić said (13 Nov 2014):

    I see now I put the same comment two years ago. Obviously whenever I see this photo I have the same association.

  • Judith Hays

    Judith Hays   gave props (18 Apr 2016):

    Magical color contrast

  • jaume Morera Barreda

    jaume Morera Barreda gave props (2 Aug 2016):

    Masterly !!

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