Posts Tagged ‘nature’

For this post I’ve gathered some more intimate portrayals of beautiful, fall aspen trees. The aspens are the one and only subject in these images. They are isolated from other features, allowing us to focus on the trees alone. This year we had an abundance of oranges and reds in the mix and I was […]


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 […]


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 […]


Last weekend a kind friend invited me on a photography outing to two locations not easily found. It was a fun time sharing the adventure with seven other photographers. I had seen photos and learned about the first location, Mystic Falls almost a year ago and had been wanting to photograph it since. The directions […]


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 […]


For some time now I have been keeping my eyes open for trees that are strategically positioned against the sky. Back east where I am from it was a difficult find since the landscape was fairly flat and often interrupted by other nearby subjects. Being able to see the tree’s structure appeals to me and […]


Aspen Interlude

18Oct15

This is my first fall in Colorado and I was somewhat surprised by the number of people that flock to the Western Slopes to photograph the colorful and dramatic scenery. I met a number of photographers (and dogs) at my various stops. Some lived as close as my new hometown of Ridgway, many were from […]