Archive for the ‘Colorado’ Category

Well … I’ve been at it again … roaming the countryside looking for something, anything, that speaks to me! This set combines some country charm with historic remains. Some of these images were shot on a fun group outing with two photo friends, and others on enjoyable solo adventures, wandering back roads. I thoroughly enjoy […]


A few of my favorite photo spots are on top of mesas, including the one I live on … but this post is about other nearby places. Mesas are flat top mountains … often with great land for living, ranching, sight-seeing or photography! The mesa roads are slow and quiet and except for a passerby […]


During May travels I was glad to see the town of Independence still there and that efforts had been made to preserve some of its structures. I had visited a couple of times years ago and now better equipped with camera gear, I was thrilled to find subjects I wanted to shoot. Independence sprang up […]


Crystal Mill has been on my bucket list since moving to Colorado. Apparently it has been on many other photographer’s lists as well. It is one of the most photographed subjects on the Western Slopes. Yes … it has been done but that didn’t discourage me … I wanted to shoot it for myself! ¬†Only […]


A recent two-night camping trip with my husband, Brent took us northeast from home. We traveled through four mountain passes and breathtaking Colorado scenery. We stopped at Twin Lakes in Lake County on our second morning, and later decided to camp there. They are some of the prettiest lakes I have ever seen and I […]


In my last post I talked about exploring many different photographic subjects before coming full circle … back to landscapes and Americana, which includes abandoned places and artifacts. My fascination with little shacks, old barns and abandoned Americana goes all the way back to childhood. I’ve accepted these subjects as well as landscapes as my […]


Rides through the country and my curiosity in seeing what was around the next curve developed a love for the landscape, as well as Americana, at a young age. As an art student and through the years I found myself being attracted to landscape paintings and artwork, more-so than other subjects. Early in my photography […]