Christmas 2017

Headed up into the mountains to see some snow. I took these with an Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II. Since it is a new model to me I was in a “use it to learn it” mode and left the Canon back at the cabin. It was a great experience. Attaching it to the Peak clip on my backpack strap I hardly knew it was there. In short, it was a nice downsize and I was very happy with the images.

(RMNP, early January 2017)

Red sunset in the mountains

I got a new camera, an Olympus OMD E-5 Mark 2. It’s micro 4:3 which means it will be easier to lug around in the mountains. Still love my Canon but I gotta admit the portability and ease of it means I’ll be shooting with it more. I paired it with a 14 – 150 Olympus lens.

(Backyard of my place in Estes Park, Nov. 2017)

Buchannan Pass

On the trail to Buchannan Pass we followed this pretty stream which may or may not be the Middle St. Vrain Creek. I was shooting this stream a bunch. Lots of pretty spots. But I thought this had the best composition. Camera balanced on backpack, slow shutter, etc.

(Rocky Mountain National Forest, August 2017)

Colorado Backpacking

Amazing, scenic trip. Four days in a southern Colorado national forest.  This was our water source and view from our tents the last two nights. Since we were backpacking I didn’t take a dslr, just a GoPro and my iPhone. Kind of hard to get a bad shot with this landscape.

(July 2017)

Vacation 2017

We come here so often that it’s a challenge to create something new or a better image than last time. It’s good to be challenged though. In this case I had the help of family to hike with, my favorite model and a late spring snow providing plenty of snow melt.

June 2017

 

Today’s Tom Sawyer

Driving home from work I saw these kids playing in the creek. Like something from another time. Usually I think “that’d make a great pic” and then not do anything about it. This time I got a camera and came back for the photo.

(Olathe, KS, April 2017)