Dean M. Chriss
Tranquil Hills, Wyoming

Tranquil Hills

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tran·quil   adjective  \ˈtran-kwəl\ :  free from agitation of mind or spirit; calm

No word better describes the atmosphere on the morning this photograph was captured. Silence covered the landscape like the blanket of snow that had just stopped falling. I stood there for a long time after taking the picture, soaking in the peacefulness until the cold asked me to leave.