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More Irises 2014

More irises from Hillsborough State Park and Brooker Creek Preserve. In the first several images, my goal was use of a wide-angle lens to place the flowers in the context of their environment.   The […]

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23-24 Feb 2013: Great Falls Park, VA/MD

Approximately 20 miles upriver from Washington DC, the Potomac River builds up speed and force, plunging over a series of falls and cascades and then flows through the narrow Mather Gorge.   Two parks administered […]

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5 Jan 13: Hillsborough River State Park, Tampa, FL

One of the jewels of the Florida State Park system, Hillsborough River State Park lies about 12 miles north of Tampa FL on US301.  The Hillsborough River flows over the southernmost rapids in the United […]

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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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