Central City, Colorado
Last Autumn I set out to explore areas that other photographers often times overlooked or never considered to photograph here in Colorado. My state during this time of the year becomes very busy with photographers from all over the country and world coming here to photograph the incredible color and landscape which happens during the months of September and October. So in my quest I decided to look for areas that would be remarkable and yet get me the shots that others wouldn’t have because they simply weren’t there to take them. This is one of those photographs. Photographed in the historic mining town of Central City, this scene just said it all to me as I photographed it. There are scenes which really tend to speak to me as a photographer and this one pretty much summed up everything with how I feel about Autumn in the mountains, it’s bench inviting folks to slow down and take a few minutes and just relax and enjoy the sheer beauty of it all; the reflection of the Aspen trees in the pond, the fresh air, the quiet and tranquility of it all. Often times when life gets hectic, I sometimes open this shot and just sort of mediate on it. Welcome to where I go to get away from it all.

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I am a photographer based in the beautiful state of Colorado who focuses on nature, retro and country lifestyle images on my wonderful state! I have been shooting since the middle 1980s and my adventures have taken me all over. I am grateful for where I live and consider myself fortunate.Join me on my photographic journey to show you that beauty still exists in the world.

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  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 2 years ago

    BEAUTIFUL work…such neat colorful reflections John

  • AuntieBarbie
    AuntieBarbieover 2 years ago

    Colorado has some beautiful hills, streams and gorgeous trees – awesome and well done – the reflection in the lake is great.

  • BGSPhoto
    BGSPhotoover 2 years ago

    Awesome image. You are a good ambassador for Colorado.

  • Donna Keevers Driver
    Donna Keevers ...over 2 years ago

    Oh, how beautiful…

  • Diane Schuster
    Diane Schusterover 2 years ago

    I would sit here and enjoy every minute, so beautiful, love the autumn reflections! Dee

  • lorilee
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  • Ruth Lambert
    Ruth Lambertover 2 years ago

    The invitation to sit fits my fancy John!!! WHAT a view!!!! Beautiful work!

  • shiraz
    shirazover 2 years ago

    Wonderful image…………

  • Kimberly mattia
    Kimberly mattiaover 2 years ago

    really great pic :)

  • Wojciech Dabrowski
    Wojciech Dabro...over 2 years ago

    Nice colors.

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