Starlight Mountain Ski Hill

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    While skiers and snowboarders may have been fast asleep in their nice warm beds, a beautiful celestial light appeared above. In this composite image, the Milky Way appears above one of the highest ski areas in North America - Arapahoe Basin, west of Denver, Colorado.

    On this spontaneous early morning drive up the pass, I decided that a few more cool images from Summit County would do well at the Dillon Art Festival this coming June. I got approved to attend as an exhibitor so I thought I'd make sure to be ready with a few more nightscapes from the area.

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    1. hksmith02 (Away for while) 24 months ago | reply

      totally awesome long exposure and night shot........congrats on your upcoming show..........

    2. Zach Dischner 24 months ago | reply

      So cool! Good work Mike! Congrats on the show too, its well deserved. They're sure to dig this!

    3. Fort Photo 24 months ago | reply

      That foreground pushes this over the top, awesome Mike!

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    4. Dan Ballard Photography 24 months ago | reply

      Very, very nice Mike!! Cool mix of lights!!

    5. RondaKimbrow 24 months ago | reply

      With shots like this, you will do well at the art show!

    6. mattsantomarco 24 months ago | reply

      Awesome! Kilin' it with these night shots.

    7. IronRodArt - Royce Bair ("Star Shooter") 24 months ago | reply

      Fantastic capture! Stunning detail.

    8. Ivan . 23 months ago | reply

      Beautiful and very artistic work.

    9. westiemumma 23 months ago | reply

      A wonderful scene

    10. Haryadi Be 23 months ago | reply

      awesome! wow

    11. BlueisCoool 23 months ago | reply

      Very nice capture - congrats!

    12. dax46407 22 months ago | reply

      Great long exposure

    13. Michael Scott Schneider 22 months ago | reply

      Wow...That mountain has been ravaged....

    14. HessaM Saravi™ 20 months ago | reply

      Y No Star Trails?

    15. Al Perry Photography 17 months ago | reply

      Wow You do some incredible work!!!

    16. northern_nights 17 months ago | reply

      Your balance in composite is perfect!

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    18. chukie55 8 months ago | reply

      Beautiful paradise in snow!

    19. Caz 71♥ (On and Off) 3 months ago | reply

      Superb composition piece, beautifully taken!

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