Another wildflower photographed at Maroon Bells (Colorado) is the White Geranium (Geranium richardsonii): Photographic Equipment Used: Canon 7D body Canon EF 100mm-400mm f/4.5-5.6 IS lens Handheld, with IS “On” ISO 800 Aperture f/5.6 Shutter 1/320 sec.
While editing my large database of images, I came upon a cool wildflower that I have never posted. While camping at Maroon Bells (Colorado) a few years ago, I came upon the Slender Skyrocket (Ipomopsis tenuituba), a very unique flower: Very cool plant! Photographic Equipment Used: Canon 7D body Canon EF 100mm-400mm f/4.5-5.6 IS lens […]
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Feed Me … Now!
While camping in one of the Maroon Bells (Colorado) campgrounds this summer, I was pleased to frequently see an adult Yellow Warbler (Dendroica petechia) with a fledgling always nearby. Several times, I was able to catch the adult feeding the young warbler with insects and wildflower/grass seeds. Here are a few of my favorite images. […]
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White On White
Today’s post comes from my recent road trip. While photographing at Maroon Bells (Colorado), I ran across a patch of white wildflowers (I haven’t yet identified the species, but looks a lot like our Shasta daisies). While setting up my tripod to photograph the patch, a white butterfly (not sure of ID, but looks like […]
Maroon Bells 2013
Today’s post features the famous Maroon Bells, twin peaks in the Colorado Rockies that are one of the most photographed landmarks in Colorado. The Maroon Bells overlook beautiful Maroon Lake and if you can catch them at sunrise, the Bells literally glow a reddish color as the sun peaks over the mountains and falls upon […]
Maroon Creek … Not Your Usual Creek
While camping at Maroon Bells, I couldn’t wait to hike to Maroon Creek and photograph the beautiful scenery along the creek. Maroon Creek is not your typical creek. It is a shallow-running creek, actually more like a beautiful mountain stream, with many small waterfalls and colorful rocks and fallen trees. Maroon Creek originates at Maroon […]