High Key Black and White

High key black and white photography showcases patterns, contrast, and subtle tones rather than color.

Aspen on Marble

I used focus stacking to get everything nice and sharp in this macro shot of an Aspen leaf from Marble, Colorado.

The Coming Storm

Frequent storm, abundant wildlife, Majestic Mountains make Rocky Mountain National Park and must see for landscape photographers.


A thunderstorm was rolling in, and Varina wanted to capture the play of shadow and light on the clouds over the Rocky Mountains in Colorado.

Twin Lake Storm

While driving to our destination in Aspen Colorado, we took the scenic route through the Twin Lakes region. As we stood there photographing this little spot, clouds started to move in – within 10 minutes, the blue skies were all but covered up by dark clouds. This is a manually blended image created from 3 [...]

The Road Less Traveled

We went wandering on roads less traveled on our last trip to Colorado – and found ourselves in this beautiful place. We saw only a couple of cars during the two or three hours we spent wandering. The fall colors were spectacular in this area. This is a pretty simple exposure on a day with [...]
Twin Lakes, Colorado (CO), USA

The Storm at Twin Lakes

I love going to Colorado in the Fall. This time, we ran head on into a nice, big storm. This system created alternating periods of rain and calm, and provided us with an opportunity to capture fall colors under some great weather conditions. The aspens in this shot glowed gold from the soft light coming [...]
The Coming Storm

A Complicated Blend: The Coming Storm

Sometimes, I can finish post-production work in just a few minutes… and sometimes, it takes a lot longer. This shot from Snowmass Wilderness in Colorado was a real challenge. Let me see if I can give you an idea of
Maroon Bells, Snowmass Wilderness, Colorado (CO), USA

Outdoor Photography – Being Flexible

We plan our landscape photography outings so that we maximize our chances of getting the best weather patterns and the right seasons. But things don’t always go according to the plan. Experience has taught us to be flexible and open

Do you Think Before you Shoot?

I love aspens. Who doesn’t? But if you’ve tried to photograph trees, maybe you know that getting a shot you really like isn’t as easy as you think it’s going to be. You pull out your camera in front of
Independence Pass

Stay Warm and Dry this Winter!

  How do you stay warm and dry when you are shooting in cold weather? Shooting in cold weather can be challenging – but there’s nothing quite like the beauty of snow. It changes the look of the landscape profoundly.