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An extremely brisk and bone chilling wind picked up during the setup for this beautiful sunset pano. While I was standing on the hillside trying to keep my balance it was obvious how this scene was coming together. The color moved in from the west and as it closed in the more exciting it became. There was a fellow photographer that had also setup on the road below and after a few pics I noticed he began packing up. I could not help but to express my bewilderment with a friendly downward holler at him asking why he was leaving now while pointing westward towards the developing sunset beauty. He says "I have been here at least 7 times and have never seen a great sunset". While question marks were certainly forming on my pupils and with a second wave of utter bewilderment I just said "Might as well stay for this one" pointing to the sky a second time. After finally looking upward he reluctantly seemed to agree, re-set his camera and presumably captured a fine sunset over Mt. Sneffels. Afterwards he thanked me, we talked a bit then went our separate ways. I'm not one to impose my photog thoughts on others...especially in the field but I was so overwhelmed with the need to say something that it could not be helped. This was the last photo of a 10 day fall colors shoot. A fitting end to a very successful trip! I left that very moment for home arriving at about 2:00am.