The Denver Botanic Gardens, June 11, 2018

[Categories: Photography, Travel, Travel photography, Photography 101 Forever] [All photos are mine, hosted on Cloudup.com. Let me know if you have access problems.] [Click, click, zoom, click.  Click lower-right arrow in a black box to get a larger photo.] [At a single photo click More/Info for basic photo info.  Click the data display again to make … Continue reading The Denver Botanic Gardens, June 11, 2018

Springin’ in the ‘Burbs – 2016

Diabolo Ninebark

[Categories: Photography, Photography 101 Forever, Flowers] [Click on a picture to enlarge, then scroll down for camera info or to enlarge further.  It looks like WordPress has corrected their shutter speed mis-reads.] (I live just south of Denver, Colorado.) I mean to say 'Spring in the Suburbs' for those who can't comprehend my mangled vernacular. … Continue reading Springin’ in the ‘Burbs – 2016

Casual Sunday: Ken-Caryl, Manor Lodge, Botanic Gardens Chatfield

[Categories: Photography, Travel, Travel photography, Photography 101 Forever] M'lady and I did a relaxing drive to a few local sites we hadn't visited SW of Denver, CO. Ken-Caryl Ranch and The Manor Lodge were our first stops. Ken-Caryl is a suburban housing development nested in a fairly narrow valley between the hogbacks rift and the … Continue reading Casual Sunday: Ken-Caryl, Manor Lodge, Botanic Gardens Chatfield

The Denver Botanic Gardens, December 2015. Christmas Lights!

[Categories: Photography, Travel, Travel photography, Photography 101 Forever] [Click on photos and then scroll down for camera info.  Click 'View full size' to zoom.  Zoom again.  Play!] M'lady and I visited The Gardens the night of 14 Dec. when it was a dry, chilly +or- 35F. The next day's 12" or so of snow had not … Continue reading The Denver Botanic Gardens, December 2015. Christmas Lights!

Colorado Autumn 2015 – III and Last

[Categories: Photography, Travel, Travel photography, Photography 101 Forever] (The Autumn 2015 series is listed here.) I almost forgot Silverthorne.  IMO some of the best aspen viewing in Summit County. Climb both sides of the valley (one at a time) and look across to the other side.  Beautiful.   From the east side of the valley looking … Continue reading Colorado Autumn 2015 – III and Last

Colorado Autumn 2015 – II

[Categories: Photography, Travel, Travel photography, Photography 101 Forever] Meadow Creek Trail, Summit County: (The first 3 photos in Colorado Autumn 2015 – I are on the Meadow Creek Trail also.) Although this trailhead is right next to Interstate 70 at the east Frisco exit you quickly leave all noise behind as you climb higher.  What a relief. The … Continue reading Colorado Autumn 2015 – II

The Denver Botanic Gardens, July 2015

[Categories: Photography, Travel, Travel photography, Photography 101 Forever] M'lady and I did a Members Tour recently and I took a few snapshots.  This was nothing like our visit here last year for the Chihuly exhibit but changing flora being what it is you can visit the gardens year around and see something different each time. I … Continue reading The Denver Botanic Gardens, July 2015

Hiking the Sanctuary Golf Course, Sedalia Colorado

[Categories: Photography, Travel, Travel photography, Photography 101 Forever] Recently there was an opportunity for the public to walk on the very private Sanctuary Golf Course.  We walked on the paved golf cart trails but uphill many times it seemed I could have almost scraped my nose and walked on all fours with a little bending over. … Continue reading Hiking the Sanctuary Golf Course, Sedalia Colorado

Two Days in Tucson, Part II

[CATEGORIES: Travel, Photography, Flying.] [Tucson Part I, Pima Air Museum is here.] [This is Photography 101 Forever, of course.] On the second day of my recent short weekend visit to Tucson, AZ I went flying in my cousin's Piper Cherokee 180.  My cousin did the piloting, I was just along for the ride. Fortunately I … Continue reading Two Days in Tucson, Part II

Summit County Mid-Late Autumn – Photography 101 forever

[CATEGORIES: Photography, Travel Photography.] [Click on pictures to enlarge.  Click on enlargement to get realllllly big.  Find your way back to this page somehow.  🙂 ]Yes it is barely a week since I posted about early autumn in Colorado but things change fast here.  My guess is a decent Colorado autumn averages about 2 weeks, though … Continue reading Summit County Mid-Late Autumn – Photography 101 forever

The Perpetual Beginner: Photography 101 forever

[CATEGORIES: Photography.] I am the perpetual beginner in everything.  I need two lifetimes; one in which to make all the mistakes, another in which to get it right.  I'm out of luck on that (the second life). One thing I'm more certain of in my retirement years is that my road well-traveled must be paved … Continue reading The Perpetual Beginner: Photography 101 forever