At this elevation (11,250 feet) sundown means the end of a day. Much like the final curtain call to a loved show, only in reverse, instead of the curtain falling, the light rises until it disappears.
Good night ladies and gentleman, lights out!
Slate River Road is not for the weak of heart. It hugs the mountainside while providing a breathtaking view. The road allows for two-way traffic, but cooperation is a must. Two vehicles barely fit side-by-side, so one needs to crouch closely on the outer edge when traffic passes.
If that isn’t difficult enough, there are also rock slides and mountain streams that one must cross over.
My goal was to wake up on top of a mountain at first light. As it turned out, the best time to be there was at sunset. This was taken on top of Paradise Pass in Colorado, just outside of Crested Butte.
They say you need a 4-wheel drive to get there. But this gal did it in a Lexus 330. The 4=wheeler Jeep types, just moved over and let me pass by.
It finally occurred to me I should start adding Denver, Colorado photos here since that’s the name of the blog! No worries, finding nice targets to shoot in Denver is very, very easy.
Here’s one of my favorites because of the colors. Union Station has been around for a long time and now it’s future is secure as a transportation hub of Denver.
Living in Colorado means living in a target rich environment. Yesterday I meet a fellow photographer who commented on how lucky we are to be able to travel in just about any direction and find interesting subjects to shoot.
Kissing Camels is a big deal down in Colorado Springs at the Garden of the Gods. The rock is huge and can be seen for miles around. Since the top of the formation looks like camels kissing therefore it’s name.