It's been a couple years since we've visited Garner State Park, but we got to go camping there a couple weeks ago. Color was a bit spotty overall, but nice in some spots. I've posted some landscape images from our trip.
Well it's been a while since I posted anything here. I didn't really do any photography over the winter, instead keeping busy with work and getting back into inline speedskating.
I did get a chance to do some photography during the spring, including a short trip to Joshua Tree National Park. I've also updated the Glenwood Cemetery gallery with a few images from this year (newest ones are at the top). And over at Majestic Landscape I've added a few new images to the portfolio.
We actually just got back from a trip to the San Juan Mountains in Southwest Colorado, which has become one of our favorite summer destinations. I should get some snapshots and landscape images from that trip up in the next week or so.
Here are some landscape images from our recent trip to the Sierra Nevada. It wasn't a banner year for autumn color, but the weather was nice and the views were amazing. To view the images, click here or on the image above.
Heather and I went to Calfornia in October for some hiking and photography in the Sierra Nevada Mountains along the Hwy 395 corridor. There was still snow on the ground from the previous week's storm when we arrived, although much of it gradually melted as the week went on. We were hiking in 8-10" of snow on Monday and Tuesday, but by the end of the week most of the trails were clear. To view the images, click here or on the image above.
Heather and I decided to get away for a short trip in July, to the mountain town of Silverton in Southwest Colorado's San Juan Mountains. It was just an extended weekend (leave Friday morning, come home Monday night); but it was nice to get away from the oppressive Texas heat to enjoy some fresh mountain air, along with some hiking and photography. To view the images, click here or on the image above.
For vacation this spring, we spent a week in southern/central Arizona. We started with visits to Saguaro National Park (near Tucson), and the Superstition Wilderness (west of Phoenix). After that we moved on to Sedona (pictures to come). Our trip timing was a little off; we were a few weeks late for the wildflower blooms, and a few weeks early for the cactus blooms (except some of the ocotillos). To view the images, click here or on the image above.
Ever since our very brief visit to White Sands back in 2007, I've been meaning to return for a more in-depth visit. Last month I had the chance to do so, spending an extended weekend in Alamogordo. Part of the Dunes Drive (the unpaved part) was closed the first two days due to flooding from rains the previous week; this meant a lot more walking to get to the more concentrated dunes, particularly problematic in the morning since the park doesn't open until 7am (sunrise was at about 7:15). Fortunately the road was opened up on Saturday and Sunday. To view the images, click here or on the image above.