Reducing the overhead. I have 3 Nikon lenses for sale.

Buyer pays shipping. I accept paypal.

Nikon 35-70mm f/2.8 D. Good condition. $250. Lens hood and cap.

Nikon 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6 G ED DX VR. $150. Very Good condition. Lens hood and cap.

Nikon 20mm f/2.8 D. Like new. $250. Lens hood and cap.

All gear in perfect working order. No damage beyond minor wear.

Use my contact form if interested.

 

Autumn Scenery in the Beautiful Rocky Mountains of Colorado

I’ve been offline for a bit. The mind has been focused elsewhere lately. Wrapping up summer and getting ready for my upcoming autumn photography trip to the San Juan Mountains.

I’ve also been working on the office PC. I just installed a new 1 terabyte SanDisk SSD as my main system drive. That and a fresh install of Windows 10 has really improved the performance of my aging i7 core computer. The thing boots up in less than 20 seconds now, whereas before it could take several minutes. Application load times and general performance is much better now too. I’ve got most of my software reinstalled and things are so bright, I’ve gotta wear shades.

I’m heading to Ridgway, Colorado next Monday for my annual autumn photography trip. The weather reports have the color coming in late this year, so it’s possible I’m down there for a couple of weeks.

If you’re in the San Juans the first week of October, give me a shout. Maybe we can hook up and share a beer or burger or both.

 

Autumn in Colorado – The Crystal River With Chair Mountain as a Backdrop

After a marathon of moose photography this past August, I’m taking a few weeks off from photography. I’ve been editing a large number of moose images from the summer, uploading stock photos, and doing much needed office work. The thought of photography isn’t all that enticing at the moment. Not to worry though, I’m in the planning stages for my Autumn photography trip the first week of October.

I have to deal with the question of where to go every year. Colorado has numerous locations for great fall foliage, but the two main areas that keep bubbling up are Crested Butte and/or The San Juan Mountains.

Crested Butte has a lot of beauty; however, the actual choices are limited by location and what time one wants to go there. The east side of Kebler Pass normally comes into color before the west side of the pass, and the dining situation is not that great. Most of the restaurants in Crested Butte are part-time at best and the general attitude of the locals is slack at best.

So I’ve decided to make this year’s trip to the San Juan Mountains. I know the San Juans like the back of my hand. Been there many times and the photographic variety is far better than Crested Butte.

First things first though. I’ve put my Ford Explorer in the shop for some much needed maintenance. 9 years of bad road has taken a toll on the front suspension so it is time to drop some money on getting it back in good working order.

In the meantime, I’m back in the office and working on things that have gone ignored for most of the summer. I’m looking forward to the heat wave breaking and some cooler, even wetter weather. I think we had about 20 days of 90+ degree weather and .35 inches of rain in August and September is starting off where August left off with record heat and dry conditions.

It’s time to shift gears from wildlife to landscape photography. As much as I like moose and other wildlife, it’s Autumn photography that I most look forward to each year.