Deep Orange Sunrise on a cold morning

First Cold Morning of the Winter

Good morning! We are having our first truly cold morning of the winter season here in Maggie Valley with a low of 16ºF (-9ºC). The cold, dry air clears away most of the haze. but enough haze remains to reflect the morning light in this brilliant orange. The orange cast of the sky and the purple tree covered ridges makes for an absolutely beautiful long range view. From a photography perspective, some puffy clouds in the sky would give us more interesting shapes and colors, but I never tire of the creative views that Mother Nature provides us every morning.

Deep Orange Sunrise on a cold morning
Deep Orange Sunrise on a cold morning

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  1. rosa manuel on December 19, 2015 at 10:45 am

    Your photos are beautiful which makes me wonder have you ever considered creating and selling calendars? Or selling your photos on allposters? I would love to have the chance to buy and frame these beautiful scenes.

    • D.K. Wall on December 19, 2015 at 4:37 pm

      Thank you so much for the compliment. Will have to consider selling some.

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