Ouray Overlook Panorama

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Comments (17)

Tom on October 3, 2008

The view down into, and really onto, Ouray from the Million Dollar Highway is spectacular. This very quaint little town "nestled" in the mountains is also known as the "Switzerland of America". At least that's what the sign says on the extreme right in this panorama. Thanks for looking, Tom

laughingmackerel on October 3, 2008

What a great capture my friend..enlarged it really gives the feeling of being there and seeing for yourself this interesting place..thanks for sharing LM

jhk on October 4, 2008

This one is really superb, Tom, and it deserves a yellow star! There is so much detail and colour and just so much to look at in this one.

That is really some extremely beautiful scenery there. (Although I personally haven't seen such red earth or a town with a 5th avenue in Switzerland ;) )

I'd call this the "Million dollar curve" if I had anything to do with naming roads ;)

Cheers, Justin

Hank Waxman on October 4, 2008

Excellent shot, Tom. How many separate images did you stitch together to do this?


H.Blum on October 4, 2008

Beautiful Picture! We drove by this point 4 years ago on our way to crested butte.Its a Highway of 1000 good views and you find one of the best!Best regards from Germany Heinz

Jörg Petersen on October 5, 2008

Very nice landscape well caught by this panorama size. Greetings Jörg

Tom on October 6, 2008

Cheers LM. I thought the best way to give viewers the feeling of standing here was to do a panorama. A single shot just isn't the same. :)

Thank you very much Justin for those kind comments and Y*. That's a perfect name for this amazing piece of road. :)

Thanks very much Hank. Six images @18mm to get this one. A lot of fun taking and putting these together.

Heinz- Really is an amazing drive isn't it? Maybe more like a million good views. :) Thanks very much.

I appreciate your kind words Jörg. Glad you like it.

Best regards to all, Tom

molineli on October 7, 2008

Great panorama! Impressive!

José Mª Alvarez Soli… on October 7, 2008

Hi Tom, is a beautiful photograph and the scenery is breathtaking with the mountains so close and areas of trees so majestic. Regards from Vigo, Spain. José Mª

Muhammet S. “muhsapo… on October 7, 2008

hello Tom Lussier very nice mountain wanderful shot

Tom on October 8, 2008

Thank you MuhSaPo for your visit and kind remarks.

Regards to Turkey from America, Tom

Herr Sonstiges on October 13, 2008

I agree to jhk regarding his hint about how Switzerland looks like. The last 7 days I was there and (a lot of) pics will comming soon. Then you can get a feeling about the difference. The sign on the right tells the visitor a little myth... Your panaroma is beautiful and perfectly made!



Tom on October 14, 2008

Thank you very much H.S.. I have not been to Switzerland so I will have to go by what you and Justin have said. It is a beautiful place non-the-less. :)

Regards to Germany from America, Tom

© Greengage on October 15, 2008

I agree how it looks so European, very Alpine.

Another excellent advertisement for a US vacation.



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Tom on October 15, 2008

Thanks for the confirmation greengage and for the nice comment. This is an extremely beautiful area of Colorado. Around every corner another breathtaking view opens up. The danger is sensory overload. :)

Best regards, Tom

Hagemeister on April 25, 2011

Beautiful Shot! Can't wait going there in two months time myself! Thanks for sharing! Best Greetings from Paderborn, Germany!

Sehnwirmal on January 8, 2012

Wonderful panorama - I...like...your shot very much. Regards from Germany, Moni

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