Photo Of The Day – Off Season

Title: Off Season Location: Snowmass, Colorado, USA, North America Description: When the rivers aren’t running, the booties have to go somewhere. Like the photo? Join the club. Camera Canon 7D Lens Tamron 18-270mm ISO 800 Focal Length 21mm Aperture f/11 Shutter Speed 1/40 Altitude unknwown Photograph Copyright Peter Continue Reading →

Air Travel Amazes Me

To say air travel amazes me is like saying the Pope is kind of Catholic. Have you ever considered what it takes to get a plane off the ground or why it flies? Have you thought about how easy it is to get from Point A to Point Continue Reading →

Traveling Through Colors: Green

Green is a good, all-purpose, calming color and I can use some calm today. Continuing with my series to explore the world I have photographed through color, I present to you, the color Green. Hint: Click on images for much larger versions with shooting information and a slideshow. Continue Reading →

Traveling Through Colors: Blue

There are beautiful blue skies in California today and maybe that’s why so many of the images in this post are of the gorgeous skies contained therein. Whatever the case, enjoy this trip around the world with the color blue. Hint: Click on images for much larger versions Continue Reading →

2013 US National Parks Calendar Now Available

Would you like to discover a new National Park each and every month next year? For 2013 I am offering a 12 month Majestic US National Parks calendar perfect for your office, garage or outhouse. Each month offers 2 – 5 images from parks throughout the USA, including: Continue Reading →

Rafting The Roaring Fork River In Colorado

The raft shot up the wall of a wave four feet high just 30 feet after leaving shore with the five seemingly drunk clients flailing paddles into last night’s snow melt waters with no more precision nor coordination than an elephant on a three week heroin bender trying Continue Reading →

Kids In The City – Expedia’s Useful Tips For Family Travel This Summer

I love planning. I don’t like random email pitches from PR or product companies. Today the two worlds collide. That’s because Expedia pitched me something I ACTUALLY CARE ABOUT AND WILL USE! It doesn’t happen often. It’s their Kids In The City program and you might be able Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama – Pablo Conrad

Title: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama Description:  The 14th Dalai Lama gives  little girl a scarf after his keynote speech on the struggles of Tibetan culture at the Aspen Institute in Aspen, Colorado. Explanation: After His Holiness spoke, he then went the back to get into a Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Riding

Title: Riding Location: Snowmass Village, Colorado, USA, North America Description: I imagine this is how it feels to actually be on the bronco. And I never want to find out. Taken at the Snowmass Rodeo. Shot with a Canon 7D and Canon 28-300mm L lens with settings of Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Above It All

Title: Above It All Location: 35,000’ above the USA Description: I’m not sure if this is Salt Lake City but it might be Denver. It’s looking kinda Denver to me. At any rate, coming home from Peru and flying over the USA at night can be a treat. Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Turn And Burn

Title: Turn And Burn Location: Smowmass, Colorado, USA Description: Every Wednesday night in June the Smowmass Rodeo features family fun and a lot of horses. Just before the sunset on this July day, the rays lit up the cloud of dust left by a barrel racer. Photograph Creative Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Finally Found It

Title: Finally Found it Location: Glenwood Springs, Colorado, USA, North America Description: I finally found the finish line in a neighborhood in Glenwood Springs. The only problem was I found out I was actually walking the wrong way. Photograph Copyright Peter West Carey

Photo Of The Day – Booty Pattern

Title: Booty Pattern Location: Snowmass, Colorado, USA, North America Description: While walking past the many whitewater rafting outfitters which populate Snowmass Village and the whole Roaring Fork Valley, this assortment of wetsuit booties could not be passed up for the photo op it presented. Photography Copyright Peter West Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Snowmass Rodeo Rider

Title: Snowmass Rodeo Rider Location: Snowmass, Colorado, USA, North America Description: A barrel racer sprints to the finish during the weekly Snowmass Rodeo. Photograph Copyright Peter West Carey [gmap width=”900px” height=”300px” zoom=”6″]

Photo of The Day – Don’t Show My Mom

Title: Don’t Show My Mom Location: The Matron, Boulder, Colorado, USA Description: A quick snap taken about 130′ above the ground at the location of our second rappel rings.  Climbing up usually means coming down, and sometimes you don’t have a lot of room.  And no, my shoe Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Quirky Boulder

  Title: Quirky Boulder Location: Boulder, Colorado Description: This being my first trip to Boulder, I realize I’m just scratching the surface of its wonkiness. Like putting blue air fresheners in blue spruce trees. Photograph Copyright Peter West Carey Would you like to purchase this photo or license Continue Reading →

Rock Climbing And Beer In Boulder

My next trip will take me to the far reaches of the middle of the country.  Colorado, to be exact.  It’s where the mountains end and the flatness begins.  But on those last few mountains I hear there’s some great rock climbing so I’m heading to Boulder to Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Floraful – Debra Jennings

Title: Floraful Location: Colorado, USA Description:  This lush green flora lies just off Fall River Road on the way to the top of Trail Ridge Road in Colorado. I snapped this right before a summer thunderstorm broke loose and drenched our hiking party. Amazingly, the lighting seems perfect, Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Aspen Light – Debra Jennings

Title: Aspen Light Location: Estes Park, Colorado, USA Description: I like experimenting with light, especially sunlight, to see how it affects the shot. This was taken near Estes Park, Colorado on a friend’s ranch. I have photos of this aspen grove from every season except autumn (go figure!). Continue Reading →