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2017-11-26 Sunset-005

Why I live in Colorado

There's a lot of reasons I live in Colorado - the mountains, wilderness, snow, sun, and fresh air (though not football at the moment).  This is another one - shot last week out in my back yard - we've had these almost every night for couple of weeks.  Truly amazing, though the image doesn't do [...]
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2017-11 Estes Park-245-Pano

Termination Dust in Estes Park

My wife and I try to get into the mountains as often as we can, and aren't about to let a little weather get in the way.  This past week, we went up to Estes Park, and woke up to 14 inches of new termination dust on the ground - summer is truly over up [...]
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2012-06-16 Russell Gulch-016_7-1

Friday Photo – Storm over Russel Gulch

This week's Friday photo is from Russell Gulch in Idaho Springs, Colorado.  There's tons of old mining towns and camps throughout the Rockies, and it's always fun to discover a new one, especially near your own backyard.  I enhanced the clouds with an HDR exposure to give it a surreal feel - trying to capture [...]
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2011-07-16 Maroon Bells-013-13 images-1

Friday Photo – Maroon Bells, being loved to death

This week’s photo is from the Maroon Bells, near Aspen, Colorado.  Like many of our national parks and wilderness areas, this one’s being loved to death.  Crowds have increased to the point where shuttle busses are now required, and soon we may see a quota put on reservations.  I’m all for those restrictions to better […]

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2008-07-31 Crystal Peak Panorama03-1

Friday Photo – Crystal Peak Panorama

A few years back my wife and I took a July 4th trip to Breckenridge Colorado, and hiked up Crystal Peak. This is a panoramic from the trail head – the sky really was that blue. Great day in the mountains, not doing IT work!

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