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Meet the photographer who took the image for Colorado’s new driver license

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Mount Sneffels Matt Nuñez
Courtesy Matt Nuñez
This photo of Mount Sneffels in the San Juan Mountains in Ouray was taken by Matt Nuñez and is featured on the front of Colorado’s new driver license.

Colorado’s driver licenses – yes, they’re now officially called driver licenses – not driver’s – have a new look: The craggy outline of a mountain against a sunset-filled sky and in the foreground, a forest and hills. The image is based on a photo of Mount Sneffels on the Western Slope. The photographer is Matt Nuñez, of Lone Tree. The public chose his picture as part of a contest.