The Photographic Cycles of Life in Colorado

By mid-October, Winter weather begins its grip on Colorado. As a matter of fact, it’s snowing as I type this. Our first noticeable snow storm of the season here in Denver. The warm season doesn’t last long here at high altitude. Mountain folk think of Denver and the Front Range dwellers as “flat-landers” to a…

Grand Finale

Another season of Autumn Photography comes to a close here so I thought I’d put together a gallery of some of my personal favorite Autumn Landscape Photographs from my journeys through Colorado over the past 10 years. It’s difficult to choose which images to include as I have close to 500 commercial photographs, but this…

Originality in Photography

In this article, I explore the concept of the “blue jelly bean” of landscape photography. Understanding the importance of originality in your art. Article now available in my Photo Articles        

Nothing But Blue Sky

Landscape photographers commonly complain about the prospect of having clear blue, cloudless skies to work with. In this article, I talk about how to deal with the clear blue sky. Now available in my Photo Articles

Boys Love Trains

I’ve been photographing Heritage Railroads for the better part of 15 years. Colorado has a number of vintage narrow gauge railroads so I’ve been lucky in that regard. One of my favorite trains to photograph is the Durango & Silverton NGRR, which runs between the towns of Silverton and Durango in the San Juan Mountains….

Photography Occurs in the Conditions That Exist

Camera packs. I have many of them and it’s always a curious challenge for me determining which gear I’ll take on a trip and what is left in the cabinet. I always have these fearful visions of my vehicle breaking down in the middle of nowhere with a boat load of photography equipment inside. Oh…

Patience is a Virtue

Colorado Autumn Color – From The Vault. Sept 30, 2011.  The Million Dollar Highway, Ouray, CO. Canon EOS 1Ds Mk II: 1/125 sec, f/16, ISO 200, 45mm I recall my wife sitting patiently in the car while I trekked across this field to get this photo. Patience is a virtue.

Anticipation

Colorado Autumn Color – From The Vault. Sneffels Range, San Juan Mountains, CO.  October 9, 2011 Canon EOS 1Ds Mk II: 1/10 sec, f/9, ISO 100, 118mm We go through the same cycle of anticipation each year, waiting for the Autumn Color trip to the Colorado mountains. Today I’m going to find what information I…