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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A Quick Trip to Mt. Evans

I took a quick trip up to 14,000ft Mt. Evans the other day, to get away from everything and the heat. It was so nice to just pull off onto a dirt turnout, turn off the truck and sit out on a rock. I had my new camera and new lens setup with me, and it was surprising how many marmots and picas came out to sun bathe while I just sat there.

Enjoy these photos…


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Mt Evans 20160807 021

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Mt Evans 20160807 022

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Mt Evans 20160807 060

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Mt Evans 20160807 104

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Mt Evans 20160807 113

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Mt Evans 20160807 150

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Mt Evans 20160807 183

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Mt Evans 20160807 230



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Chipmunk at Mueller State Park

Took the family camping this weekend at Mueller State Park, and played around with the D500 and 200-500 combo again. This little chipmunk decided to come out and pose for me. Sweet deal for me.


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Mueller State Park 20160521 202



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