Did you ever go somewhere to photograph something (in my case bears and coyotes) that someone told you was ALWAYS in a particular spot? I was in my local hardware store the other day, and heard a contractor talking about building a screen for a patron’s dogs…….to keep them from barking so much at the coyotes and bears…..my ears pricked up! I had to break in……”and where would THAT be????” Of course I had to set out the very next early morning to find said coyotes and bears. Well, it was a beautiful morning after a lot of stormy weather: usually a great time to find wildlife. But, nada. However, I did enjoy the morning, searched out a new (to me) county open space park (Pine Valley Ranch), and drove up through incredible Sphinx Park (at the wrong time of day, though for photos……that is an evening kind of place). The historic Elk Creek valley is full of incredible vintage Rocky Mountain stick architecture, and the whole area SHOULD have been teeming with wildlife. Oh well. I’ll just have to make some repeat visits!
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Photo Reconnaissance….Finding Treasures
Posted on 09/06/2012 by dannenattundrawinds
Categories: The High Country | Tags: Buck Snort Saloon, Colorado, Foxton, Pine, Rocky Mountain Stick Architecture, scenic drive, South Platte River Road, Sphinx Park | 1 Comment
My life involves the outdoors and photography. I am a wildlife-watcher and documenting what I see is the way I relive the interesting, life-changing, ah-ha moments I record in word and image. My dogs, my teaching, my photo equipment, my new horizons as a mid-life Suddenly Single Woman trying to navigate the world is what this blog is all about.
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