Sunrise at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal

I was feeling the urge to get outside today, so I made a quick sunrise trip to our Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge. And it turned out to be just what I needed. The back/north 8-mile loop had just opened and lucky for me, the bison were grazing in their north pen, so the ONLY way to see them in good light was to drive the loop. The bison shots below were captured during the last quarter mile of that loop, but no way to get to them without traveling the 7.75 miles around.




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Surf and Sunset

Here are a few more images from my stay at the Bacara Resort and Spa in Santa Barbara last September. I had a few sunsets to myself and I’d wonder on down to the shore looking for these types of compositions, especially with the 10-24 wide angle lens I had rented for the launch event.


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Beach Sunset 20160916 006

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Beach Sunset 20160916 024


It was a very peaceful excursion, although I got kind of worried as the tide was rolling in and every 4-5 wave would crash a little closer to my gear.

What do you think of these?

#BacaraResortAndSpa, #SantaBarbara


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Fetcher Barn Black and White

This image was captured during our recent camping trip to Steamboat Lake State Campground back in August. I really liked how the clouds and barn came out in this black and white version. This image was a 5-shot HDR, merged in Photomatix and then taken in to Silver Efex Pro for the BW conversion. Love these tools!


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Fetcher Barn #1, Steamboat Lake 20160827 049_48_50_51_52_hdr-edit



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