Rocky Mountain High

October 11, 2011 at 6:56 pm (Colorado, National Parks, Photography) (, , , , , , , , , , , , )

Longs Peak at dawn

Artists and photographers were instrumental in helping to establish this country’s national parks. ┬áThe Hudson River School of artists, who painted in a very romantic style of dramatic mountains and billowing clouds luminous with golden light, as well as black-and-white photographer Ansel Adams, helped “sell” the park to the public – and the politicians. Read the rest of this entry »

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