Sunrise in Denver

I usually capture the skyline of Denver from the West, but today I thought I would give you a view of downtown Denver viewed from the East.  This image today was taken from City Park.  City Park is an urban park in Denver  with a beautiful lake with plenty of ducks, a boat house (pictured), the Denver Zoo and the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.  It’s the largest park in Denver.

The sun rising from the east gives a nice warm glow to the skyscrapers, the gold Capital Dome and the boat house, which contrast to the snowy peak of Mount Evans in the distance.

Sunrise in Denver: Sunrise from City Park in Denver with a view of snow capped Mt. Evans
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  • Great light Rick. I love the layers in the image from the shade of the park to the great light on the buildings to the mountains in the background. Well composed.

  • The light here is just stunning Rick. An amazing wide angle scene!

  • Beautiful morning light Rick!

  • This is exactly why I want to move to Denver. I LOVE the views that city has. Great work man. *starts packing bags*

  • What a beautiful view Rick and you’ve caught the most gorgeous light.

  • What a great looking scene! Fantastic light and outstanding background.

  • Very nice Rick! I’m with everyone here .. great light in this!

  • Shot has a sort of contrasting feel to it. You have the nature such a big part of the shot, then the older style buildings, and then tying it all together you have the modern buildings. Makes for an interesting shot.

  • Beautiful glow. How cool to live in Denver and see those peaks so tantalizingly close. Brilliant composition.

  • Beautiful shot – Crisp, clear, and love those snow-covered caps in the background!

  • Gorgeous light in this!