Colors of Winter
Brilliant red willows cover the floor of the valley of Spring Creek on the Rio Grande National Forest. Winter is often seen as a bleak and colorless season, but I find that the colors are just different. Sometimes the colors are more subtle and gentle, and sometimes they bring lovely contrasts.
Dolores Canyon Overlook SW
Looking to the SW from the Dolores Canyon Overlook, the red bands of rock stand in contrast to the freshly extruded bright green oak leaves. Dolores Canyon, 2015
Dolores Canyon Overlook
Looking to the southwest from the Dolores Canyon Overlook, the red bands of sandstone stand in contrast to the fresh green leaves of scrub oak in the springtime. June 2015.
Pinnacles and Old Fence
A colorful sunrise over the Needles with a foggy Animas Valley below. Kennebec Pass, Colorado
Multi-color aspen leaves litter the ground in a beautiful display. Taken on Weston Pass, near Fairplay, Colorado.
Aspen leaves gathered on the forest floor at Meyer Ranch Park in a display of Colorado fall color.