Autumn in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado is a breath-taking experience. And, this experience is not just due of the gorgeous shades of yellow, orange, russet, and red; but, it is also due to the dizzying heights and winding roads you must travel. Here is a guide to help you find the best fall color locations for photography in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado. Continue reading Guide to the Best Fall Color Locations in the San Juan Mountains
As a photographer, I have shared my images with two artists who have used them as a starting point for some of their work: Sheila Peck in watercolor and Judi Schultze in pastel. Again and again Sheila and Judi amazed me with what they discovered in the scene and how beautifully they expressed their discoveries. Continue reading Variations on a Scene
This charming little church sits on a small hill overlooking Route 1, the Ring Road that encircles Iceland. The corrugated metal walls are quite common for country churches constructed after all the trees had been cut. As a photographer I knew about the beauty of Icelandic churches, but I was fascinated to learn about their history and architecture–always grand but never pretentious.
I am not a sports photographer, but when an international-level event comes down my street, I break out the cameras and walk the 25 steps necessary to make some images. Last Saturday, Stage 6 of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge raced around the corner nearest my house. (See the photos below.) Continue reading Learning Sports Photography Hands-On
The lighthouse is Stafnesviti (“viti” is Icelandic for “lighthouse”, so I suppose I’m being redundant. The lighthouse is certainly not redundant, given the number of shipwrecks along the west edge of the Reykjanes peninsula (redundant again because “nes” means peninsula). To continue my linguistic trend, I guess I should show a picture of the “big Rio Grande river”.