Michael Brands Aspen Photography and Assignments

Two dozen different religious centers in the hills of the Sangre de Cristo Range

Title: Two dozen different religious centers in the hills of the Sangre de Cristo Range

Caption: A 30-second exposure captures the billiant star filled sky above the Enlightenment Stupa near Crestone, CO. Michael Brands for The New York Times.

A 30-second exposure captures the billiant star filled sky above the Enlightenment Stupa near Crestone, CO. Michael Brands for The New York Times. A reflection of the Maroon Bells at sunrise near Aspen, Colorado. The image has been rotated. © Michael Brands. Skiers enjoy watching Winterskol fireworks from Aspen Mountain. © Michael Brands. A mule deer buck lies where he died in Horseshoe Canyon at Canyonlands National Park, Utah. © Michael Brands.

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