Archive for the ‘Photography’ Category

The Durango to Silverton Train Ride is about 45 miles each way … at an average speed of 18mph, that’s an all-day round trip. A friend and I signed up for the Fall Photographer’s Train Special months in advance and had been looking forward to this day. With only photographer’s aboard (and a few patient […]


Nighttime Fun

20Sep17

I’ve been brushing up on my night photography the last couple of months and have included a few favorites in this post. It’s not just the Milky Way and stars that interest me but moonlit and cloudy night skies too. Working with different settings and locations, it’s a work in progress … with several attempts […]


The following images feature old buildings that called to me along the way during the past few months. I like including the landscape along with the buildings to provide a sense of place (when it works). Other times, a closer look is needed … like the detail of an oven some miners left behind or […]


Museums are great places to take your camera, if they let you … not all museums do. So when an exclusive opportunity arose for a photo club trip to the local, ‘Museum of the Mountain West’ I was in. Because it was in the middle of a bright, sunny day I decided ahead of time […]


Lovely Lupines

02Jun17

The lupines are blooming in the forest beside our house so I dusted off my macro lens and headed into the woods. Finding some lovely clusters beneath the trees I chose carefully for shape and background. It was more difficult than I had remembered … wrestling with my tripod height, getting down low and then […]


Old windows and doors have been a favorite and recurring theme since starting my photographic journey years ago. They are popular subjects among many of my photog friends as well. For me they can hold a mystery about what is on the¬†other side. A reflection, often distorted can have a playful and sometimes¬†magical quality. Traditional […]


Spring Melt

25Apr17

In spring rivers everywhere wake up to meet their annual challenge. And the Uncompaghre River here in Ouray County, Colorado is awake! With plenty of snow still in the high peaks it hurries to deliver spring melt to the places waiting below. Finding a good access point I slowed down my shutter speed to capture […]