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Tulip Season at Keukenhof...

Posted on 27 June 2014

The tulip season is fading now at Keukenhof and I thought this shot with two flowers in different phases nicely represented this transition. I loved the way the sunlight really highlighted my 2 flowers allowing the rest of the patch to seemingly fade away. And even though the tulips are ...
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Keukenhof Gardens...

Posted on 27 June 2014

This past weekend was the closing one for the Keukenhof Gardens just southwest of Amsterdam in the Netherlands. After 8 weeks and 7 million flower bulbs they will close now until mid-march when it will be done all over again. As the height of the tulip season has come and ...
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Yamba River Botanic Park in Sreamboat Sp...

Posted on 27 June 2014

The sun was just breaking over the hills to the East at the Yampa River Botanic Park in Steamboat Springs, Colorado when I saw this image. The splash of the soft early sunlight made for a clear crisp view, yet the early morning haze diffused the sun just enough to ...
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Abandoned Road near Damme...

Posted on 27 June 2014

The Low Countries of Belgium and The Netherlands are criss-crossed by canals and the best way to see the country side is on bikes where many trails run along the canals. We found this old abandoned road between 2 canals near Damme in western Belgium.
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UNESCO World Heritage Site...

Posted on 27 June 2014

We arrived in Brussels yesterday morning and after clearing customs immediately headed for the train to go to the west and Bruges. This old city located a mere 12 miles from the North Sea is beautiful, historic and fun. Designated as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO it is not ...
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Warm Illumination in Cottonwood...

Posted on 27 June 2014

Sometimes as a storm moves in early in the morning, as here, or later in the evening, there is a small window between the clouds and the ground. When the sun comes through this little slit it can create a very warm wonderful light. In this shot, the sun is just ...
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May Storm in Pueblo County...

Posted on 27 June 2014

As we were driving south in Pueblo County in southern Colorado we watched with interest as quite the May storm was brewing ahead. We watched as this Nimbostratus storm cloud began to strengthen and show some signs of central rotation as it gained energy. The massive cloud was on the move ...
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Sunrise over the West Spanish Peak...

Posted on 27 June 2014

We were fortunate enough to have been invited to photograph on a ranch in the southern Colorado mountains on which the Nature Conservatory has an easement. This lovely spring sunrise shot is of the West Spanish Peak in the Culebra Range way, way down in Southern Colorado hard on the ...
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Banks of the Elk River...

Posted on 15 May 2014

Here we were all of only 10 minutes away from downtown Steamboat Springs, Colorado on the banks of the Elk River as the spring runoff swells the river’s flow. Viewing this Narrowleaf Cottonwood (Populus angustifolia) with the view of the Park Range in the background, I wanted to use the ...
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South Africa’s Klein Karoo...

Posted on 15 May 2014

We were very lucky to have been offered the chance to spend the morning at an ostrich hatchery outside Oudtshoorn, in South Africa’s Klein Karoo (little desert), home to the world’s largest ostrich (Struthio camelus) population. Ostriches were very rare in the 1700 and 1800s as their feathers were popular ...
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