Posts belonging to Category Loveland

The Season of Light Painting

This Peak Pixels column first appeared in the November/December 2015 edition of Colorado Life Magazine. Order your copy here: ’Tis the season to celebrate holiday tree trimmings, mountaintop star illuminations and glowing parades of light. Daylight is scarce as the winter solstice approaches in Colorado, so why not take advantage of these long, dark nights […]

Photos and s’mores aplenty in Loveland

This column originally appeared in the July/August 2015 edition of Colorado Life Magazine. Order your copy here: Sometimes photographers’ fear of working with large groups are justified. Photo shoots rarely end up being as easy as you expect, and for all your careful planning, your success often hinges on your ability to adapt and improvise. […]

Image(s) of the Month: June 2014 – Remembering the High Park Fire Two Years Later

Two years ago, residents of Northern Colorado witnessed what was then the second-largest wildfire in Colorado history by area burned. The High Park Fire was first reported on June 9, 2012 and burned more than 87,284 acres before 100 percent containment was achieved 21 days later. At least 259 structures were destroyed, making it the […]

Image of the Month: July 2013

It’s rare that I get to photograph two of my favorite things at the same time: mountains and fireworks. One element exists in the natural world, the other in the man-made world. However, I noticed this private firework display while setting up to capture a time lapse video of the city of Loveland’s major display […]

Image of the Month: December 2012

Fog rises from Carter Lake near Loveland, Colorado as seen from behind a grove of snow-covered ponderosa pines. This is one of my first and favorite nature photos taken many years ago the morning after a winter storm. After the dry year we’ve experienced here in the Rockies, here’s hoping we have a White Christmas […]

Image of the Month: November 2012

This photo was taken just north of the town of Mead along Interstate 25 on my way home from a road trip late this summer. There had been a few small wildfires that caused haze over the mountains. The partly cloudy skies and late afternoon sun provided the light beams. It’s been very dry in the […]

Image of the Month: September 2012

There may be no better symbol of the end of the summer season and the beginning of the fall harvest than the sunflower. I found these flowers in a farmer’s field near Interstate 25 only about ten minutes from my home in Loveland, Colorado. The field provided a great view of Longs Peak and Mount […]

Image of the Month: March 2012

Here’s an image taken from one of my favorite viewpoints in Loveland near where I went to elementary school. The rocky hill on the lower right is Mariana Butte (on the other side of the butte there is now a golf course) with Palisade Mountain on the upper right, Mummy Mountain, Hagues Peak and other […]

Image of the Month: July 2011 Fireworks Time Lapse

embedded by Embedded VideoYouTube Direkt July’s Image of the Month is of yesterday’s 4th of July firework show in Loveland, Colorado as seen from a hill on the southeast side of the city. Instead of one image, this selection actually includes more than 1,000 photographs combined to form a time lapse video. I used my […]

Classic Colorado book available in stores

Take a tour to some of Colorado’s most spectacular natural landscapes and see some of its most amazing wildlife in this sample of images from the collection of acclaimed resident photographer Joshua Hardin. From the majestic Maroon Bells to the gorgeous Garden of the Gods, this book encompasses the mountain, prairie and desert views that […]