Posts Tagged ‘mountains’

While out shooting I often use my long lens to get in close to the local peaks. It’s fun to pick out just a section of the vast landscape for a more intimate look at these beauties. I tend to simplify scenes this way … not that I don’t like and shoot wider scenes too. […]


I woke up early on the 12th to find a fresh coat of beautiful, wet snow clinging to the branches of every tree and surface in sight. I went out to play and didn’t need to go far … it was beautiful everywhere I looked! With heavy fog the mountains took turns peeking out for […]


The alpine wildflower meadows here in the San Juans of Colorado make a beautiful photo subject. One would think it would be easy … right? Well that’s what I thought … until I got started. For the most-part my objective was to capture the flowers and scenery together since this union is what I find […]


Wildflower season is upon us and here is my first post of the summer focusing on this lovely subject. These scenes include fences … often catching my attention they are an attractive and common visual element in the scenery here. Coupled with the wildflowers that offer that ‘something extra’, I felt it was a good […]


Last week I woke up early to drive about 35 minutes to a spot I have been wanting to get to for first light. The most photographed mountain in the area, Mount Sneffels is our local ‘Fourteener’ at 14,157 feet. It’s peak can be seen from many vantage points and seasonal light changes make spring […]


My 250th post… The mountains are always breathtaking which is why┬áI never get tired of looking at them or capturing their beauty. To me the mountains are very much alive as they are constantly changing. They support a complex ecological chain and the creatures that live among them. They seem at times, magical… like when […]


Here are a group of images featuring the West Elk Mountains as seen from the Black Canyon National Park. I went to check out the canyon (about an hour and twenty minutes away) one day last week and once there was quite drawn to the mountains in the distance. I stopped at several different lookouts […]