Under the Waves

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 2016 Nature Photographer of the Year competition. The deadline for entries is November 4. This happens … Continue reading Under the Waves

Pollock in the Park

Abstract painting, right? No, take another look. It’s a photograph of a mountainside in Rocky Mountain National Park, shot, of course, by Erik Stensland, Estes Park, Colo. Isn’t this amazing? It was shot Thursday morning, and was the result of a fortuitous combination of recent snow, remaining fall colors, and dark green pines. Hoar frost or rime … Continue reading Pollock in the Park

Chapin on a Saturday

This is Mount Chapin, Rocky Mountain National Park, as it looked yesterday morning. Luckily, Estes Park, Colo., photographer Erik Stensland was there to capture the scene. He posted this on his Facebook page, but you can also find his work at his gallery, Images of RMNP. Chapin is the southernmost of three peaks often hiked in … Continue reading Chapin on a Saturday

You can’t always get what you want

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 photo is undated. Stensland’s description: My photography plans failed miserably on this evening as the … Continue reading You can’t always get what you want