Category Archives: HDR

Reaching Peak




Fall foliage while I was in Rocky Mountain National Park this past week, was phenomenal! Today’s post includes some images I captured along Bear Lake Road, and one image at Bear Lake: Bear Lake: And a few images captured along the road from Moraine Park and Bear Lake (Bear Lake Road): All of today’s images […]

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Alberta Falls




Well, Day 2 at Rocky Mountain NP was another “keeper”. The morning started out with very little elk activity at Moraine Park. After a short while, I packed up and drove to another spot where elk often occupy in the park, the Beaver Meadows area. Bingo! A very large bull elk was tending to his […]

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When Rainouts Are Fun!




Well, the first day in Rocky Mountain National Park has concluded. And the weatherman was correct … rain, rain, rain! :o) May sound like a lousy day, but it actually was a very rewarding day, despite the recurring rain showers. Arriving at Moraine Park (a wonderful place to photograph elk inside the Park) about a […]

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Late Afternoon on Mount Evans




One evening, I stayed on Mount Evans late enough to capture the late afternoon’s low light: A short time later, the sun began disappearing over the distant mountains: Mount Evans is a lovely place, any time and any location! Photographic Equipment Used: Canon 5D Mark 3 body Canon EF28mm-135mm, f/3.5-f/5.6, IS Handheld, with IS “On” […]

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Oldies, but Goodies




Along the Mount Evans Highway (Colorado), the Mount Goliath Natural Area is an interesting place to visit. Besides lots of wildflower species, there is a wonderful area that contains some Bristlecone Pines, the oldest living thing on earth. I have read that the Bristlecone Pines on Mount Evans are approx. 1,700 years old (and some […]

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An Awesome Mt. Evans Sunrise




While camping at the foot of Mount Evans (Colorado) in July, I captured a very colorful sunrise one morning as I made my way up to the summit: It always amazes me at the wonderful sunrises that occur along the Mount Evans Highway! Photographic Equipment Used: Canon 5D Mark 3 body Canon EF28mm-135mm, f/3.5-f/5.6 IS […]

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A Badlands Sunset




My short, 2-day photography stop in the Badlands NP (South Dakota) was too short for me … I have been in love with this place for several years now and it always seems that each trip there is not enough time! Today’s post includes some HDR images of the Badlands landscapes, just before and during […]

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The Big, Bad Badlands




On the way home from my recent Colorado photography trip, I decided to stop by the Badlands NP in South Dakota. This park also has a herd of Bighorn Sheep that I wanted to photograph. But I also photographed several other wildlife species and some landscapes of the wonderful scenery of the Badlands. Over the […]

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Clark Tower & Fall Colors in Winterset City Park




Today’s post concludes my recent travels to Iowa’s Madison County for photographing the famous covered bridges in the fall colors. The images today were all taken within the Winterset City Park. First, here is an HDR image (a combination of 7 images, with varying exposures, combined together via Photomatix) of an old cabin that sits […]

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Bridges of Madison County … The Granddaddy




Today’s post features the “Grandaddy” of Madison County’s (Iowa) covered bridges, the Roseman covered bridge. The Roseman bridge was built by Benton Jones in 1883. It is 107 feet long and stands in the same location it was built, just a few short miles outside Winterset, Iowa. The Roseman bridge is the best known of […]

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