"Tundra Burst" [2:1]
Denali State Park, Alaska, USA
Sunset of over the summer/fall tundra of Denali State Park in central Alaska. The state park is located to the south and adjacent to the Denali National Park. Captured while driving south from Cantwell along George Parks Highway. The clouds had been out most of the day (can you say overcast?), so this shot was lucky, in that the sun shone just for a moment, and at the opportune time to colorize the scenery. Although technically shot during summer, "fall" comes early in Alaska, so leaves were engaged fully in color change! It is very difficult to find the "right" shot while here because of the vastness of the scenery all around you -- I found it extremely difficult to...
Chad Dutson is a wilderness photographer who occasionally ventures into fine art portraiture. He strives to capture the finest nature scenes possible, frequently taking adventures to extreme levels to capture "the shot." He has experienced hypothermia, been stung by a scorpion, waited for hours in twenty degree (20F/-7C) temperatures, nearly stepped on a rattlesnake, and stood for hours under pelting rain through a lightning storm.
"Some say they lose themselves in one thing or another; however I find myself through photography, losing only the sense of time. I frequently shoot from sunset to sunrise. Photography brings out the passion I feel for both nature and humanity." -- Chad Dutson
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