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Category: Photography

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 […]

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. […]

Forget me not, Colorado

Estes Park photographer Erik Stensland shot these alpine forget-me-nots, above, in June 2015. But they can be found every summer in Colorado’s high country. Forget-me-nots are my favorite alpine wildflower […]

Easter Sunday

Estes Park, Colo., photographer Erik Stensland posted this on his Facebook page on April 12. He didn’t include a description, but I’m guessing it’s a recent sunset in Rocky Mountain National […]

Winter wind in the Rockies

Estes Park photographer Erik Stensland posted this untitled photo on his Facebook page last month. He spoke of how difficult it can be to capture the wind in a still […]

December dawn

Visit Erik’s gallery in Estes Park or his website, Images of RMNP, to see much more of his wonderful photography from the park.

Crack in the Ice

“Crack in the Ice” by Alasdair Turner is one of the entries in the 2016 National Nature Photographer of the Year contest. It’s one of the editors’ favorites in the Environmental […]