The mountains I see from my windows are the San Juans, the largest mountain range in Colorado by area. There are 28 named peaks in the range, six of them are among Colorado’s 53 “14ers” — greater than 14,000 feet (4267m). They San Juans are considered “highly mineralized” (which explains all the mines around here), and it gives them some spectacular colors. It also gives them some absurdly picturesque small former mining towns, like Ouray, Silverton, and Telluride. I do most of my landscape art photography in the San Juan range.
My “specialty” (if you will) is to compose in-camera: I don’t want to crop the pictures, I want to compose through the lens. I also don’t want to “enhance” the colors I see: I don’t use Photoshop on them, but rather work to capture the colors I see with my eye, and not fake them on a computer. It’s hard, but really rewarding when they come out, as you’ll see here: the several examples were composed through the lens (no cropping), and the colors are real (no Photoshop enhancement). They’re presented in the order they were taken on a crisp morning in September 2015:
To inquire about prints, contact me and specify the frame number, with the size you’re considering. Not that I really expect to sell much over the web: what you see here just doesn’t compare to a fine print. “It’s hard to sell art on the Internet”!