Cash for Clunkers #2

This ancient pickup has certainly seen better days.. probably about 75 years worth of better days.  The remains of this pickup is sitting at almost 12,000 feet above sea level – it is just above Animas Forks on the way to California Gulch.  It is so fun shooting in the San Juan mountains – there are mining relics scattered everywhere.  This shot was taken just before the sun popped over the mountain behind the truck giving it that cool halo-like glow.  I drove up to Animas Forks to take dawn shots only to realize that a) the sun didn’t hit the town until about 9:30 AM due to the mountains and b) it was really cold waiting in the dark for the sun to rise.

Vital Stats: Canon 5D Mark II w/Canon 17-40 f/4L @24mm  ISO 200, f/16, +/- 2 stops

One Response to “Cash for Clunkers #2”

  1. Kristen November 18, 2009 at 3:18 pm #

    That is gorgeous!!

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