Camping at North Sterling Reservoir State Park

Spent Memorial Day weekend camping at North Sterling State Park in the NE corner of Colorado. I would highly recommend staying at this campground too. Beautiful surroundings, clean and well kept campground without all the riff-raff and noise found at Jackson Lake State Park.

We got an extra surprise Saturday night with the highly unexpected appearance of the Aurora Borealis to boot! Very faint, but check the bottom two images. Notice the movement of the lighter, cloud-like waves.

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Northern Lights!

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Northern Lights!


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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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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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