Oquirrh Morning Mountains

 

Oquirrh Morning Mountains

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22 responses

  1. Is that one of them LotR signal towers atop that mountain?

    Very nice photo, by the way.

    March 31, 2014 at 8:56 am

    • Hmm…I don’t think so, Emilio….but I haven’t been up there yet, so it might be……and thank you. πŸ™‚

      April 1, 2014 at 7:08 am

  2. Sublime! πŸ™‚

    March 31, 2014 at 10:29 am

    • Thanks, Adrian…a rather sweet way to begin one’s day. πŸ™‚

      April 1, 2014 at 7:07 am

  3. Absolutely stunning photo, Scott. I love it!

    March 31, 2014 at 1:01 pm

    • Thank you, Erica. πŸ™‚

      April 1, 2014 at 7:07 am

  4. Way too lovely for words. You just gotta know how much I love this scene and your capture of it. Those snow capped peaks are simply delicious. Pity the snow doesn’t stay away from the valley floor or I might still be there. But then I’m forgetting the wicked hot summers. πŸ˜‰
    Your images stir a longing that my rational brain has to kick in and remind me of the reasons we left Utah.

    March 31, 2014 at 1:17 pm

    • Thank you, Gunta…and yes, I would have imagined that it’s a scene you’d be rather fond of….your mountains, and all. And yes, don’t forget those wicked hot summers can get in the way of enjoying things. I’m very glad you enjoyed the image….. πŸ™‚

      April 1, 2014 at 7:06 am

  5. The name of the mountains is as soft as the photo – lovely – so often, snowy mountains are severe-looking. And that delicate light…

    March 31, 2014 at 2:11 pm

    • It was a fortunate moment to get that light, Lynn. I just HAD to stop the truck and make the photo…much too good to drive away from the view.

      April 1, 2014 at 7:04 am

  6. A reminder of winter – just about over, we hope – but somehow this image doesn’t feel cold, there is an inviting feeling to it all. It’s all in the tones I think. Nice one, Scott.

    April 1, 2014 at 2:12 am

    • Thank you, Andy….and yes, we hope. I think it’s a beautiful season, but I’m ready for some rich green about now. πŸ™‚

      April 1, 2014 at 7:03 am

  7. Beautiful lighting.

    April 1, 2014 at 4:17 am

    • One of those lucky moments, Allen.

      April 1, 2014 at 7:01 am

  8. That shaft of sunlight couldn’t have been better positioned or timed. Wonderful picture Scott.

    By the way, what does ‘Oquirrh’ mean?

    April 1, 2014 at 2:54 pm

    • It was an excellent, and highly fortuitous moment to have a camera at hand, Finn…thank you. And depending on which translation one might employ, or prefer, Oquirrh is a Goshute Indian word meaning something like “wooded mountain,” “wooded area,” or “wooded sitting.”

      April 3, 2014 at 6:55 am

  9. Glorious!!

    April 1, 2014 at 7:42 pm

    • I thought it was quite wonderful. πŸ™‚

      April 9, 2014 at 9:47 pm

  10. I find this image of your’s, Scott, leaves me with a very optimistic feeling. It’s warm, which is the opposite of the reality, like two well formed breasts…..oops, sorry…..I promise to start taking the tablets again.

    April 13, 2014 at 4:03 pm

    • Oh, don’t mind the tablets, John….. πŸ™‚

      April 18, 2014 at 6:57 am

  11. Oh that light! Mountain magic.

    April 22, 2014 at 12:18 pm

    • A treasure for me, Karen….a most fortunate moment.

      April 22, 2014 at 6:51 pm

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