Posts Tagged ‘landscape’

Falling Waters

12Aug18

This post highlights two recent waterfall shoots. The first in an alpine basin, ‘Yankee Boy’ and the second at ‘Rifle Falls State Park’. A trip intended for wildflowers ended up being more of a waterfall shoot, high up in the basin. I wasn’t finding the patches of wildflowers in the right places that I was […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Iconic & Remote

18Apr18

A recent trip to canyon country with my husband, Brent and dog, Augie included a visit to iconic Monument Valley in addition to exploring less traveled remote areas. I have always wondered what Monument Valley was like so while in the area we paid the $20 fee to drive the Navajo Tribal Park loop. It […]


Capitol Reef National Park The first park a friend and I visited on a recent trip to Utah was Capitol Reef National Park. While making images at Bryce National Park (as seen in my previous post) seemed easy, I cannot say the same was true here. But, the experienced photographer has learned to accept and […]


Bryce Canyon National Park In November a fellow photographer friend and I took 4 days to visit two national parks in Utah … Capitol Reef & Bryce Canyon. “Everything is far apart out here in the West” someone once told me. They were right … the trip included 6-8 hours (more or less) to get […]