Moraine Park Loop Trail

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Summary The Moraine Park Loop Trail is a 5 mile circular route. This is an easy day hike, with a net elevation change of 125 vertical feet: this is about as flat as hikes get in the foothills of Colorado! When you want to get further afield, this is a great day hike with excellent

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The Blue of Distance

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This post is about a common feature in color photography and paintings, where distant objects appear to have a deeper blue tint than near objects.  My first formal exposure to the Blue of Distance came in the form of an essay by Rebecca Solnit in a photography class at ICP  (it is apparently not unusual

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Photographing texture in winter

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We were hiking near Golden recently and bushes along the trail gave me the idea for this blog post: photographing texture in winter.  The rabbitbrush along the trail had finished blooming in the fall, but still retained an interesting shape and a bit of color. ISO 200, f11, 1/200 sec at 20mm. I gave myself

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