Category Archives: Sun and Moon

Longs Peak and Trail Ridge Road

Evening light creates long shadows and dramatic looking slopes in Rocky Mountain National Park, with Longs Peak crowning the high point of Colorado’s Front Range.  RMNP is a special place… Advertisements

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Twilight

The Moon rises above the national forest in the Mt. Evans Wilderness. This image caught the last available light and the purple hues of nightfall. Never put your camera away until all the light has faded. Continue reading

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Sunrise, Time for Reflection

Grand Teton National Park is a photographers dream…and nightmare. Imaging opportunities are everywhere, but what hasn’t been captured by innummerable shutterbugs already? At the risk of producing a cliche picture, the clouds and light of sunrise added interest to an often pictured scene at Schwabachers Landing. Continue reading

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Storm to the East!

At high elevations, clouds take on a whole new nature, presenting themselves as larger than life, sometimes intimidating. The tremendous buildup of summer rainstorms pushes clouds high into the atmoshpere, catching light and often adding drama. Continue reading

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Sunrise on Eccles Pass

Most times I prefer clouds to add some interest to mountain scenes and reflection shots. Somehow this image is the exception that proves that rule, with the perfectly calm surface and quickly brightening sky giving off subtle colors. Continue reading

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Snake River View

The Grand Teton glows in early morning. The valley has smoke from nearby wildfires cover it’s floor and adding to the depth of the picture. In the foreground we see the Snake River as it winds it’s way through Grand Teton National Park. Continue reading

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Sunset and Moonrise

The sky is dramatic as the clouds gather the last of the setting sun’s rays. The provide wonderful foreground to the rising moon and great contrast with the darkened forest. This was captured on the way up Guenella Pass from the historic town of Georgetown. Continue reading

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