Tag Archives: Colorado

Rocky Mountain National Park – Unexpected Surprises

One of the greatest aspects of nature photography is you never know what to expect. Conditions change constantly. Average light can change into fantastic light in seconds. A single location can never be photographed twice […]

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Rocky Mountain National Park – Golden Hour Light, 19-21 Jun 2014

I’ve made several trips to RMNP – enough to have ideas on focus areas for return visits and better or different conditions. My photographic objectives for this short trip were: sunrise at Moraine Park; sunrise […]

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18 APRIL: ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK

A great sunset was followed the next morning by a great sunrise.  The day started in Horseshoe Meadow – a herd of elk grazed, Canadian Geese honked, and turkeys gobbled.  I’m always looking for bodies […]

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15 APRIL: COLORADO RIVER ROAD AND PEAK TO PEAK HIGHWAY

I spent the night in Glenwood Springs, CO – last resting place of John “Doc” Holliday.  I woke to snow that seemed to clear bit by 9AM.  I drove the Colorado River Road (County Road […]

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13-14 APRIL: GREAT SAND DUNES NATIONAL PARK

Great Sand Dunes was a National Monument when I first visited in 2002.  Great Sand Dunes NP, located in Colorado’s San Luis Valley at the base of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, preserves one of […]

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13 APRIL: MESA VERDE NATIONAL PARK

Much of Mesa Verde had not yet re-opened from the winter season.  I was, however, able to take a tour of Cliff Palace with only 4 other people.  This allowed plenty of time for photography…unfortunately […]

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12 APRIL: SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS

Due to the weather system moving into northern Colorado, I choose to travel south to Mesa Verde NP.  The trip took me through the San Juan Mountains via US 550 and some good April snow […]

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10-11 APRIL: BLACK CANYON OF THE GUNNISON NATIONAL PARK

One of the systems newest and least visited NPs, Black Canyon preserves a unique canyon – deeper than it is wide.  This makes photography difficult from the rim with much of the canyon in deep […]

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10-11 APRIL: COLORADO NATIONAL MONUMENT

Colorado NM is just over the Utah/Colorado border near the towns of Fruita and Grand Junction.  This is a photographer’s paradise with incredible cliff formations and wildlife.  Immediately upon entering the park, I photographed a […]

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