Archive Jul. 2011

28
Jul

An Army of Aspens

This Week’s Photo – An Army of Aspens Composing these kind of shots can be quite the challenge! Or at least it is for me anyway. It always look so amazing in person, but its hard to create harmony from the chaos. I was pleased about how I set up for this shot. The focal […]

21
Jul

Maroon Bells Sunrise

This Week’s Photo – The Morning Bells Could you believe that I was the only person here to see this in person? I couldn’t either! At the Maroon Bells no less! Last time I was here was for the fall colors and there was at least three dozen other photographers squeezed in between one another. […]

14
Jul

The Sunrise at Dream Lake

This Week’s Photo – The Sunrise at Dream Lake This is one of those pictures I will only attempt once a year. It took a herculean effort to stay up all night, leave my place at 1:15 a.m., bang out a sleepless 3 hour drive to RMNP, and then hike another hour in the complete […]

8
Jul

The Wildflowers of Boulder

This Week’s Photo – The Wildflowers of Boulder I took an exhausting three straight weekends of waking up at 3 am and then making the hour drive down to Boulder for sunrise. Unfortunately, the wildflowers near the Flatirons weren’t as strong as I was anticipating. In fact, there really weren’t any flowers of any kind […]

1
Jul

Purple Mountain Majesty

This Week’s Photo – Purple Mountain Majesty I don’t get it. When I meticulously plan my shots (day, time, weather forecast) I am usually thwarted by the much maligned weather Gods. I end up shooting scenes with very little drama and color. Like my trip last week up to Dream Lake at 1 o’clock in the morning. But sometimes […]