Sunrise at Mt Hood

It was a cold day on the mountain, super windy, especially at the higher elevations, above the tree lines. I ventured out to take some photos before sunrise, dressed like I was going to snowboard, my long socks, snowboarding boots, pants and a few layers of top wear and of course a good warm hat. It felt nice and comfy.

Clouds started coming in over night, as the day before we had gorgeous day with clear blue skies, you might remember this photo I posted couple month ago. So as it happens many times with coming clouds from the west, they have not fully reached horizon on the east and during sunrise sun was popping in and out, giving me some nice views. Here is one of the photos from that nice morning in the Oregon mountains.

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74 Responses to Sunrise at Mt Hood

  1. K.B. says:

    Nice capture for a unique and beautiful photograph.

  2. Ciao, well done for wrapping up and getting out on a cold morning, great shot. Lynne

  3. Liquid Lucidia says:

    Beautiful!

  4. Wow! Incredibly beautiful….thank you so much for sharing the life you see through the lens…images that take my breath away:)

  5. jmpix says:

    Just gorgeous…love the tree stretching out to get a better look at the view

  6. Unsungpoet says:

    Ahh…simply spectacular! I can see right off that you have the eye…

  7. Anindya says:

    awesome as always.

  8. mondrak says:

    Wow! That is stunning

  9. ckponderings says:

    Stunningly beautiful.

  10. piaugarte says:

    Love the photos! Great work!

  11. wildlife4me says:

    What a beautiful scene, you are really good .

  12. Z says:

    really beautiful

  13. Beautiful and tranquil.

    Thanks.

  14. waunderings says:

    Beautiful! Makes me homesick for the Northwest.

  15. kerioke says:

    enduring the cold was worth the beutiful photo.

  16. Wow. Takes my breath away!

  17. Dale says:

    Gorgeous photo.

  18. John says:

    Cold and beautiful

  19. A nice day for a ski is any day like that one. Nice shot, on a beautiful day.

  20. What a glorious image πŸ™‚

  21. James Shannon says:

    I hope you did take your snowboard … epic sunrise to carve some lines to! πŸ™‚

  22. What an outstanding picture that belongs in a catalogue!

  23. tranquil picture….lovely.

  24. Chitra Sivasankar says:

    Awesome to the core!!!!

  25. colonialist says:

    I found myself going back, and back, and back on this blog. Congratulations on a succession of awesome phots.

  26. I lived in Oregon for 22 years and have been to, over, and around Mt. Hood many times, but I have never seen this! You have captured the moment perfectly!
    -Cindy

  27. Carrie says:

    Absolutely amazing!!

  28. corinthrose says:

    I enjoy your photos very much. Thank you for the “like” on Magnolia Grandiflora. I hope you have checked out a gallery or two at my SmugMug website. Corinthrose will get you there! Thanks again for your encouragement.

  29. Stunning and the trees in the foreground really make it too, with all the strong colours of the sky and the sun.

  30. Gorgeous!!! Thank you for stopping by my blog!

  31. Awesome Shot, great use of HDR

  32. weedimageoftheday says:

    What a blessing to be able to see such a sight. Thank you for sharing it!

  33. samacwns says:

    Absolutely beautiful! πŸ™‚

  34. Zhongmin Li says:

    What a beautiful catch!

  35. tnx for the like… nice pics…

  36. Dmitrii says:

    Thanks all for your kind remarks! Have a good week! Dmitrii

  37. Great shot! Oregon is on my travel list now!

  38. boscovstravel says:

    Absolutely gorgeous! Almost makes me wish I liked going out in the cold. πŸ™‚

  39. laurenc129 says:

    This is gorgeous!! Looks lovely!

  40. Just the title told me it was going to be special then I saw the photo…blown away. Fantastic shot!

  41. Madhu says:

    Awesome! And dramatic!

  42. John says:

    Fabulous! Marvelous Shot.

  43. Superb … absolutely breathtaking. I could just
    imagine the quietness of the hour. GREAT …!!!!

  44. Dave says:

    Really nice blog. Dimitrii, thank you for dropping by Gwichyaa Zhee.

  45. Truels says:

    Fabulous light!!!!

  46. tifloyd says:

    Very nice, This is one of the only HDR’s I’ve seen involving snow that actually looks great. Usually the snow gets really gray & mucky looking, this doesn’t. Did you mask the snow back in?

  47. elegantparis says:

    You take amazing photos – love!

  48. Rachael says:

    This is very beautiful in my opinion.

  49. storygal says:

    One of the best photographs I have ever seen. It’s striking!

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  51. amkimberlin says:

    Epic! All of your images are stunning! Definitely a goal of mine to be able to create images as good as these. Thanks for liking my post.

  52. Josef says:

    Absolutely brilliant!!

  53. I really like this photograph!!

  54. Dan says:

    Spectacular scene, beautifully rendered!

  55. Madoqua says:

    How truly exquisite!

  56. judypics says:

    NICE PICTURES ! I saw you have talent for photographie ! Participated in a photo contest ! http://judypics.wordpress.com/2013/06/12/photos-contest-concours-de-photos/ Look at my pictures at the same time!

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