Tag Archives: wildflowers

Crested Butte Wildflowers

Every July, Crested Butte wildflowers take center stage in the Elk Mountains of Colorado. Self-styled as the Wildflower Capital of Colorado, the area around Crested Butte is a “can’t miss” destination for photographers and wildflower lovers. Continue reading Crested Butte Wildflowers

Great Sand Dunes National Park

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

Glacier National Park

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

Wildflower Photographs from the San Juan Mountains

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. Continue reading Wildflower Photographs from the San Juan Mountains

San Luis Valley of Colorado

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