Update: Trail Ridge Road officially closed for the season on Friday, Nov. 19. Officials at Rocky Mountain National Park confirmed today that Trail Ridge Road has been open the last few days due to our abnormally mild, dry weather. They don’t… Read More ›
This watercolor-like scene is “Under the Waves” by photographer Christopher Markisz. His caption: “Waves of fog roll over a neighborhood in Mill Valley, California, as seen from the top of Mount Tamaulipas.” The photo is one of hundreds of entries in National Geographic’s… Read More ›
Let’s all take a deep breath, kick back, and enjoy another great photograph from Estes Park, Colo., photographer Erik Stensland. “Moonlight Surprise” features a gleaming harvest moon rising over Twin Sisters, just south of Estes in Rocky Mountain National Park. The… Read More ›
Note: When I started Pied Type in 2007 by combining several older blogs, I overlooked this Sept. 2000 article from my old Everwild website. When I stumbled across the photo today on the internet, I remembered my story and was dismayed to discover I’d… Read More ›
This photograph may well become as iconic as Jeff Widener’s 1989 “Tank Man” photo featuring a lone man confronting a column of tanks in Tiananmen Square. Such a striking contrast here: a lone black woman in a soft flowing dress standing quietly as… Read More ›
Estes Park photographer Erik Stensland posted this beautiful image of Longs Peak on his Facebook page, June 1, 2016. I love how it captures the play of sunlight and clouds.