The premiere attraction for photographers in the San Luis Valley is the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve. It served as our base of operations as we explored the entire region. Here is a link to the portfolio containing other areas of interest in the San Luis Valley. Continue reading Great Sand Dunes National Park
Traveling through Montana in late summer is a photographic treat. Montana Summer Landscapes include undulating wheat fields as far as the eye can see, farms under stormy skies, magnificent waterfalls and springs, and mountains set afire by the morning light. Continue reading Montana Summer Landscapes
Northwest Montana is home to Glacier National Park. Sometimes called the Crown of the Continent, Glacier’s northern border abuts the southern borders of Alberta and British Columbia of Canada. Glacier, along with Canada’s Waterton Lakes National Park in southern Alberta, form what is collectively known as the Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. Continue reading Glacier National Park
Wildflowers in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado are at their peak between mid-July and mid-August. You can find wildflowers in the disturbed soil near roads, in high mountain valleys, and along numerous streams and waterfalls. Below is a portfolio of photographs of San Juan Mountain wildflowers.
Other photographs taken in the San Juan Mountains
Here is a list of posts containing more photographs of the San Juan Mountains of Colorado:
San Juan Mountain wildflowers portfolio
Identifying the wildflowers
To help us identify the wildflowers we photographed, we mainly used Dr. Mary Dubler’s online guide. In some cases, we simply typed a description into Google to help us with the identification.
Purchasing our photographs
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The San Luis Valley of Colorado is a photographer’s dream!
The 8000-foot San Luis Valley of Colorado is part of the Rio Grande Rift and is home to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, the town of San Luis, The Highway of Legends, and the Los Caminos Antiguos. Here is a map of the area from Alamosa.org. Continue reading San Luis Valley of Colorado
We are so pleased to announce that Bill is a 2017 RMOWP photography awards winner. He won three Firsts, two Seconds, and three Thirds in the annual photography contest at the 2017 Rocky Mountain Outdoor Writers and Photographers conference in Sierra Vista, Arizona. In addition, he also got seven honorable mentions. Yay! To see all the winners, go to the Rocky Mountain Outdoor Writers and Photographers website.