December 2011 Desktop Wallpaper – Zion Narrows

December Wallpaper Zion Narrows

As much as I love winter in Colorado, Utah provides a stark contrast in scenery while waiting for the mountains to be covered in snow. After spending all day in The Subway two days prior, our group opted to rent drysuits for an all-day excursion into the Narrows, a slot canyon in Zion National Park. It turned out to be a great decision and the 42 degree water was actually semi-pleasant. This photo of a particularly high area of the canyon walls was shot early in the morning when the light hit the walls perfectly.
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November 2011 Desktop Wallpaper

Fall is winding down in Colorado and winter is just around the corner. This shot of Capitol Peak was taken from the trailhead that leads to the base of the 14er. Aspen and the surrounding Elk mountains received a fresh blanket of snow early in October turning most of the mountain summits white.
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October 2011 Desktop Wallpaper

Fall colors are finally here and a trip down to Telluride for Telluride Photo Festival provides one of the best times and settings to photograph them. This shot was taken from the Alta Lakes towards Lizard Head and Wilson Peaks just outside of Telluride.
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September 2011 Desktop Calendar

Each year at the end of summer there is a small window in Colorado where the sunflower fields bloom. For miles, yellow color can be seen and photographers from all over the US flock to see the endless fields. This year I was grateful to be able to visit several fields, each that had it’s own personality. This shot was taken north of Denver just after sunrise.
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August 2011 Desktop Calendar

Laguna Beach was made into a household name with the MTV show of the same name in the mid 2000s, but what the show failed to show instead of reality drama was the beautiful shorelines that line the coast of the area.
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July 2011 Desktop Wallpaper

Montana de Oro is a beautiful State Park on the central coast of California about fifteen miles west of San Luis Obispo. The park shows off some of the central coast’s best cliff features, and the best part is that it’s never crowded. I had this place all to myself for nearly 3 hours.
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