Looks like this is going to be a great weekend!
Posted in Fine Art and tagged lupine, pink, Steamboat Springs, wildflowers by greggl with no comments yet.
Harold, Mark, Bill and I ventured up to Lake Isabelle with our cameras last Sunday to see how the wildflowers were doing. It’s about that time of the year for them to be at peak blossom. But after hiking 6 miles total (3 in, 3 out) and only seeing a fraction of what the hike usually yields, I’d say we were about 2 weeks early. And that makes sense to me, since we had had such a late, cold and very wet spring — I think the high country is still trying to dry out and catch up to its normal season.
Posted in Landscapes and tagged Columbine, Indian Peaks Wilderness, Lake Isabelle, Paintbrush, Pawnee Pass, Prairie Primrose, Shooting Stars, stream, wildflowers by greggl with no comments yet.
Early Season Wildflowers
On a tip from Andrea Sedlmayr at RE/MAX of Boulder, I ventured up to the top of Sugerloaf Road in Boulder Canyon on Saturday to shoot the endangered Calypso Fairy Orchid that is out in full bloom right now. What a beautiful little flower and a great opportunity! Here I used my 80-200mm lens with 12mm-, 24mm- and 36mm-extension tubes, sometimes stacked together, and a reflector to capture these gorgeous tiny flowers.
What do you think about these images?
Posted in Shoots and tagged Andrea Sedlmayr, boulder, Boulder Canyon, calypso fairy orchid, endangered, sugarloaf road, Sugerloaf Road, wildflowers by greggl with no comments yet.