Tag Archives: Colorado Springs

A Human Touch

As soon as I saw that this week’s prompt was “Connected”, I thought of this photo. I rarely take photos with human subjects, but when my friend Jenny and I were roaming around on a photo field trip, this sculpture … Continue reading

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Manitou Springs Pinwheel

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “ROY G. BIV.” I’ve been thinking about rainbow colors a lot lately, so it’s fun to jump back into the weekly photo prompt on this theme.  One of my favorite rainbow-themed … Continue reading

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Dog Burrito

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Warmth.” Sherman puts a premium on cozy spots for napping, and my husband thinks it’s hilarious to wrap her up.  It’s a win-win.

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Up Close and Personal with Giraffes

One of the cool things about going to Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs is the giraffes. There’s a walkway that allows you to get to know the giraffes up close. If you have a few extra dollars, you can … Continue reading

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Photo Walk in Old Colorado City

On Sunday, my friend Jenny and I went to Old Colorado City and roamed around with our cameras.  The sky was overcast in the morning, and it made for some interesting lighting.  Since it’s November, there are Christmas lights popping … Continue reading

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Minimal Motif: Wrought Iron

I love this week’s Daily Post prompt – Minimalist – because so many of my favorite photos are the simple shots.  The first is one that I took years ago during my trip to Isla Mujeres, Mexico.  A dark wrought … Continue reading

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The Rainbows of Manitou Springs

This past weekend, we spent an afternoon in Manitou Springs.  Since my camera accompanied us for the adventure, we spent a lot of time with my husband waiting patiently while I took dozens of photos. Every time I go to … Continue reading

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A Study in Contrast: Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge

This week for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge, the theme is contrast.  I thought this photo from the Denver Botanic Gardens would be perfect with its vivid purple and yellow. My other photo that’s a good fit for contrast is this … Continue reading

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Manitou Springs Adventure

I love the adventure theme for this week’s photo challenge.  There’s a lot of freedom to define what adventure means to you.  This week, I’m deciding that adventure means exploration, and my camera is always a good companion for exploring.  … Continue reading

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2014 Colorado Springs Balloon Classic

This past Saturday, we woke up before the crack of dawn and drove over to Memorial Park to see the balloon launch at the Colorado Springs Balloon Classic.  It was the first time I’d ever seen a whole field of … Continue reading

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