This view was taken from the overlook on Mesa Road in Colorado Springs, Co. Storm clouds above lingered long enough after a shower to collect the colorful rays of a sun setting over the mountains.
This photograph was taken from Mesa Road overlook. It's one of my favorites because it reminds me of a floor to ceiling mural that was painted on the walls of one of the old movie theaters in downtown Colorado Springs. I believe Native Americans were also in the painting sitting on bareback horses.
I love the look of aged juniper trees. Although the greenery of the trees is sparse, the grain of the bark swirls around and makes a beautiful frame for the beauty around it. This location is just west of the famous Balanced Rock.