Taken 9/30/2012. My first attempt at photographing this beauty.
Valley near Rico , Colorado
While this may not be the most vibrant fall photo, I was taken aback at the beauty rising from the ashes of this devastated burn scar.
Mom captured a moment of joy between father and son during a beautiful fall hike near Cheeseman Ranch in Mueller State Park.
I just had to stop and take a second look
ASPENS N BABY ASPENS
nice day at Cottonwood pass, I like the 4 colors in the photo. Yellow,Green,Gray, blue
REFLECTION OF TREES ON LAKE
Taken Sept. 20, 2012
Taken by Cottonwood Lake on September 29th
Taken by Winfield on September 2nd
Taken by Ptarmigan Lake on September 16th
Winding creek with dense Autumn foliage
Leaves in small stream going on trail to Hanging Lake in Glenwood Springs, Co.
looking down the alpine valley toward Ouray Colorado
A view from the top of Old LaVeta Pass
somewhere between montrose and ridgeway
early morning in the clouds on monarch pass
Waited for the sun to come out from behind dark clouds, and it was worth it.
Sunday afternoon drive, took detour enroute to Cripple Creek. Beautiful area!!
A tree near my house.
The sun shines beautifully through the leaves.
Blue River, Breckenridge
Taken 9-30-12 by Cripple Creek, CO
Fall Mountain biking along the abandoned section of Gold Camp Road west of Colorado Springs
We always take the dirt road to Cripple Creek. It is much easier to pull over and take pictures of the beautiful fall colors.
San Juan fall with sun, 2012
Along the drive to Aspen
Took a drive through Independence Pass to see the fall colors
San Juan mountain range in the fall, 2012
Aspens in Full Fall Color
It had just stopped raining but the winds were picking up and started stripping the leaves off the trees creating a colorful fall shower.
Fall colors with wagon
Wildlife & colors/amazing!
Colors through arch way on Cordova pass
Mother Nature @ her very best.
Two beautiful yellow aspens bordering an old bell in a wooden frame
The leaves of the aspen trees were changing early in the mountains during archery hunting season. I took this picture early in September in an aspen grove.
Colors in the trees surrounding Cottonwood Park
This spectacular, picturesque, unique view of Maroon Lake was taken from North Maroon Peak on Sept 15, 2012. Woo-hoooooo!
All four seasons - Brilliant gold patches, fluffy snow clouds, green tall timbers and blue sky. It was a breath taking sight at every turn.
Mid-September 2012 in Silverthorne, Colorado while doing some shopping at the Outlets. (I took this with my Smartphone so hoping for some extra credit :-))
Taken in Blackhawk, CO just before the sun set
the dillon pinnicles rising above blue mesa reservour. (spectacular)
SUNNY SLOPE NEAR SAN ISABEL IN SOUTHERN COLORADO.
Just a walk with the dog and so mny beautiful views to admire.
I took this image on September 26,2012 on Highway 12 near Blue and Bear lakes.
I took this picture on September 26, 2012 near Cuchara, CO. There is a huge stone wall that travels for miles and miles on Highway 12 . This is part of that rock formation with colorful fall brush.
Colors framing Gold Camp Road on the way to Cripple Creek
Colors along Gold Camp Road on the way to Victor
Aspen colors off highway 67 to Cripple Creek
Fall in Colorado 2012
This image is in honor of all the great citizens of the United Stated, for those who have served or country,those whom lost their lives serving our country, and for their loved ones whom have lost.
Looking at Colorado's signature mountain range, famous blue sky, and abundant and colorful fall follage
I took this picture in our back forty today ...October 2 , 2012
Treasures of many colors are found in Colorado
Wonderful fall day in Gunnison (Black Canyon).
Rocky beauty near lake George
There really is a wagon in this picture ....
The old truck and the trees have matching colors...
Glenwood Canyon on I 70
Maroon Bells in Aspen Colorado
On gold camp road 9-28-12
Cows just off of Phantom Canyon Road near Cripple Creek
This is one of the many one-year-old photos done of my daughter, fall colors in the background, on my mom's tricycle that she rode as a child. Taken in Victor, end of September.
driving south on hwy 67 from Cripple Creek
Different colors of Aspen trees
Some friends and I went for a long drive a couple weekends ago and ended up going through Cripple Creek. The view was gorgeous!
Just a beautiful tree along the path .
Closeup of pine cones with golden aspens in the background.
Fall colors taken on a trail near my work off of Mark Dabling Blvd.
We were looking at the aspens and spotted a grouse half way up a tree. We didnt see this one next to us until a few minutes later.
New Aspens growing at the "feet" of their elders.
Clouds, sky, rock and colorful aspens contribute to an awesome hillside of color
The sun and clouds set up a mosaic of color on Vail mountain
Exploring some roads near San Isabell
The amazing range of colors of Vail Pass
I thought a beautiful fall picture including the stream would be perfect since the Governor has declared 2012 as the "Year of Water" in Colorado.
La Veta Pass area
Spanish Peaks dike
taken 9/7/12 in the evening
It's not all about the gold!
taken 9/6/12 off of County Hwy 140
panorama taken 9/912 off of County Hwy 140
panorama taken 9/6/12 off of County Hwy 140
taken 9/9/12 off of County Hwy 140
taken 9/6/12 at Deep River Canyon
The hills have gold
Beauty in the countryside
Beauty in the creators hands
Enjoying the water and beauty of the surrounds
Taken from Bear Lake by brook and fishing area.
Fishing trout enjoying sights, peace and serenity
Lake at San Isabel on Tuesday Oct. 2, 2012
Located near Cordova Pass
Four Mile Road on the way to Cripple Creek
Beautiful road to drive.
Fall colors with the bear getting ready for winter.
We drove Kebler Pass last Sunday and the fall colors were phenomenal.
This photo was taken the second weekend in September just outside of Victor, Colorado while driving from Canyon City to Cripple Creek via Phantom Canyon.
Shot this photo while fly fishing in the canyon on a Saturday evening.
A nice group of aspen's scared by the elk
A fall shot with some burros
The beauty of fall
A lone horse enjoys the fall colors in the shadows of the Sawatch Range
Departing Buffalo Peaks Wilderness Area, heading toward Trout Creek Pass.
En route to Buffalo Peaks Wilderness Area
Fall colors in the sunset shadows of the Spanish Peaks outside of LaVeta
Beautiful fall colors during sunset going over La Veta Pass
Wonderful yellow colors taken in an unexpected place, the Great Sand Dunes National Park
Beautiful Aspen trees behind and old mine
Cripple Creek Panorama overlooking from Hwy 67
Girl Scout Camp Road, Ridgway Colorado...
Gorgeous vista's of the San Juan mountains, and Dallas Divide..
Independence Pass towards Aspen
Independence Pass towards Aspen
Taken at Mueller State Park, from trail by visitor center, October 3, 2012.
Taken at the equestrian area at Mueller State Park, October 3, 2012.
A photo of the leaves starting to change around the creek
Got this shot of the tree at the end of my street! DIdnt have to go far to see amazing color!
Rolling hills of gold below granite peaks
Color in foreground highlights pines crested by aspen gold.
Depth of field captures water sprouts' "arms" as if lifted in praise of its golden creation.
Aspens and an intense morning sky on the way up the mountain on Pikes Peak Highway
A gorgeous Fall day at Crystal Creek Reservoir on Pikes Peak (part of the North Slope reservoirs off Pikes Peak Highway), taken October 2nd, 2012
The many shades of Autumn, taken during return drive from Cripple Creek