Estes Park, CO, photographer Erik Stensland published this untitled photo on his Facebook page on February 10. A study of strength, winter beauty, solitude. Certainly as arresting as any sweeping landscape and perhaps even more thought-provoking … As it happened,… Read More ›

Peril and patriotism

This time of year the media like to post galleries of “the year in pictures” — their collections of the best photojournalism from throughout the year. I always enjoy the great photography, but after going through several galleries, the photos… Read More ›

Ball handling, wasp style

These photos are from a series by Malaysian photographer Lim Choo. In them, wasps appear to be blowing bubbles or playing baseball, or something similar. However, they are actually gathering drops of water from their nest and flicking them away… Read More ›

Dunes in the mountains

This breathtaking image of Colorado’s Great Sand Dunes National Park is from photographer Nate Zeman of Breckenridge, Colo. He was captivated, as am I, by the contrast between the jagged, snowy Sangre de Cristo mountains and the smooth, warm dunes in the… Read More ›

Be still and know …

Estes Park photographer Eric Stensland shot this unidentified trail in Rocky Mountain National Park last week. There’s so much more to our national parks than crowded roads and panoramic views. It’s hard to beat the sweet serenity of a quiet… Read More ›