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Image(s) of the Month: May 2014 – Steamboat Art Museum Show

It’s my honor to be sharing examples of my work with ten of the state’s finest photographers at the Colorado Nature Photography Invitational Exhibit and Sale at the Steamboat Art Museum in downtown Steamboat Springs. The selection of my five images that are appearing in the show is below. The opening reception is May 30, followed […]

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: July 2012

This year’s dry conditions continued through the early summer. As wildfires raged throughout Colorado and the West, the wildflower season had an early and brief appearance. I didn’t get out much to photograph this year’s flower displays so I am posting an image from last year’s impressive bloom in the valleys near Crested Butte. These […]

Top 10 photos of 2011

During the holiday season and as New Years Day approaches it’s that time again when we often look back at our accomplishments of the past year. 2011 was an unusual year for me. Several of the photos I took this year were in the traditional “grand landscape” style I’ve been used to shooting in over […]

Image of the Month: August 2011

Recently I traveled to several locations in Colorado including Elk Range near Crested Butte and the Gore Range near Vail to take advantage of the late-summer Rocky Mountain wildflower bloom. While hiking around Piney Lake I saw a hillside covered in red scarlet gilia plants and recognized the whirring noise of hummingbirds swiftly flying around. […]

5 Tips for Wonderful Wildflower Photos

It’s been a long winter here in Colorado. While photographers in the desert southwest and other regions of the U.S. have been taking photos of hillsides filled with wildflowers as early as February we’ve waited patiently for a large snowpack to melt and our own flowers to begin appearing. That time is finally here. Late […]