Tag Archives: wildflowers

City of Rocks Photography

In southern New Mexico, there is a natural volcanic art exhibit in the high Chihuahuan desert. And, this volcanic fairyland is the very photogenic City of Rocks State Park. Here, erosion has revealed a city of pinacles and towers of volcanic rock in a slight depression in the Mimbres River valley. Continue reading City of Rocks Photography

Carlsbad Caverns Area of Southern New Mexico

Back in 2011, I visted Carlsbad Caverns National Park. As a result of that visit, I posted a series of posts about how to capture, develop, and polish photographs taken in the caverns.  Here is an addendum to those posts. It contains photos of the caverns, but also of the surrounding area. Continue reading Carlsbad Caverns Area of Southern New Mexico

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

Montana Summer Landscapes

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

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