Five Colorado Photo Faves


In October 2014 I moved from Texas to Longmont, CO in order to experience the amazing beer culture in Colorado. While there, I fell in love with the mountains and natural beauty of the state and rekindled my interest in photography. These are just five of my favorite photos I took while in Colorado. I hope you enjoy.

1. Reflections of a Mountain Morning

This photo was taken in Longmont, CO near at Golden Ponds Park and Nature Area around 10AM one weekend morning. I had just received my 300mm f/4D telephoto lens and was trying to capture some photos of waterfowl when I stumbled across this landscape reflection in the water. The light seemed perfect, so I quickly swapped over to my 50mm f/1.8D and took several exposures. When I felt like I had captured it right, I took a nine exposure bracket which was later combined in Photoshop and tonemapped in Photomatix Pro.

2. Some Type of Gold Dragonfly Near McIntosh Lake

I went out for a walk/run around McIntosh Lake during the Summer and...