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Colorado Springs’ Garden of the Gods

The Garden of the Gods is owned, operated and maintained by the City of Colorado Springs and is free of charge. This 1,367 acre park is exceptionally beautiful with several dramatically shaped ridges of red sandstone emerging from a landscape filled with tall grass and […]

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Trail Ridge Road – RMNP

To ascend Rocky Mountain National Park’s Trail Ridge Road is to leave this world and enter another. It carries you breathless with wonder and altitude, toward a fragile alpine realm, the tundra. Most animals hibernate or migrate during the harsh winters. No tree can live […]

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Moraine Park – Rocky Mountain N.P.

Moraine Park is a popular campground inside the Rocky Mountain National Park. It’s a beautiful meadowland with a winding stream running through. We did not see any elk when we arrived there at noon but I can envision in the cool morning at the right […]

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Bear Lake – Rocky Mountain National Park

Bear Lake area is a very popular for hiking and sightseeing. The parking lot often filled by early morning. Fortunately, the Park provides free shuttle bus service to various destinations and popular trailheads. There is an half of mile around the lake trail at Bear […]

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Rocky Mountain National Park

I have been touring Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado in the past 5 days. This is the first time ever for me to visiting this magnificent park. I have taken many photos but will not sort them out until getting home. While in this […]

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Sunflower Field at Sunset

Photographing sunflower field at sunset is quite different from photographing them in the morning when the sunlight is coming from behind the shoulder like the previous posting. It presented major challenge in handling the sunlight. I ended up taking most of the shots using HDR […]

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Time for Sunflowers

Located on River Road in Poolesville, Maryland, McKee-Beshers Wildlife Management Area (WMA) is a 2,000-acre tract in a mixture of woodlands, fields, wooded bottomland and managed wetland impoundments. The State of Maryland plants sunflowers in several fields with a total area of approximately 30 acres […]

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Sunrise

I always enjoy taking sunrise photos, especially the brilliant sky! The feature photo above was taken at Lake Tahoe – Emerald Bay.  Monument Valley: On a Country Road near Frederick: At Ellicott City Hot air balloon launch

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More Lotus Flowers

I took quite a few shots of lotuses when I visited Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens last Saturday. As I went through more images yesterday I found a few more I like and would like to share with my readers here. Like shooting any kind of flowers […]

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Lotuses at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens

I went back to Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens yesterday morning. The lotuses were in full blooming conditions and will probably stay that way for at least a week. I used my Nikon D600 camera with all purpose 28-300mm lens. I set my camera at manual mode […]

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World Heritage Sites in China

We visited China about ten years ago in 2007.  We first toured Yunnan Province in southwestern China and afterwards spent 10 days in Beijing to tour all the tourist spots in the area, including Chengde Mountain Resort.  Here is the picture of the Great Walls […]

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