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.  The 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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Great Sand Dunes National Park

October 7, 2011 at 6:04 pm (Colorado, Great Sand Dunes, National Parks, Photography) (, , )

The Great Sand Dunes National Park has a gorgeous treat for the photographer up at dawn.  The images of the dunes were taken in sun’s first light, interspersed between rain showers.  The light didn’t last long, but it was magical.  I was the only soul on the road recording this beauty – other than the mule deer and the singing coyotes. Read the rest of this entry »

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