rjcolby

rjcolby

Grand Junction, United States

Teaching Assistant for Photography classes around the region, but primarily at the Colorado Canyons Gallery and Gifts. If you happen to be in the area around Grand Junction, Cedaredge, and Ouray Colorado, see Colorado Canyons Gallery for details, and a schedule of classes.

Retired Computer programmer and software problem solver. Photographer at some level for over 50 years. Cameras have gotten better over that time, and I have tried to do likewise. Current camera system is Canon 5D Mk III with favorite 24-105mm zoom lens.
Current writing tools – Pilot Varsity fountain pen in black, Spiral notebook. ;)

Features: Notes for Dick.

Up A Tree? was featured in Accidental Images Aug 31, 2014

Black Smoke 480, Chugging Uphill was featured in Smoke Photography Jan 8, 2014

Consider the Mountains in Autumn was featured in America the Beautiful Oct 7, 2013

Black Smoke 480, Chugging Uphill was featured in Canon DSLR Oct 4, 2013

Oh NO! Not the Bubble Again… was featured in Canon DSLR Sept 9, 2013

Big Boy – CB&Q 5629 was featured in Metallic Junktion Aug 30,2013

Apple Sorting Line was featured in **I SHOOT RAW June 8, 2013

Spin About the Tree… was featured in Artistic Motion – Photography May 11, 2013

What’s This? was featured in SHAPES and PATTERNS Mar 11, 2013

Ghost Forest along Owl Creek Pass Road was featured in Artistic Motion – Photography Feb 23, 2013

One Pine Tree in White Pocket was featured in One Tree at a Time Feb 20, 2013

Delicate Vortex was featured in Blur – No Digital Alterations Nov 01, 2012

Sunrise at White Pocket, AZ was featured in Stunning Skyscapes Oct 29, 2012

Ghost Forest along Owl Creek Pass Road was featured in A World of EOS Mid Oct, 2012

Floating was featured in Lost in Space July 23, 2012

Music has struck a chord. It was featured in the RedBubble Explore Photography page. May 1, 2012

Music was featured in The Beauty of Poetry Apr 24, 2012

Music place 2nd in the card challenge of the The Beauty of Poetry Apr 24, 2012

Ancient Vessels was featured in A world of EOS Jan 30, 2012

Chaco Rooms and Doors was featured in Ancient Relics Customs and Sites Nov 23, 2011

Sunset Silhouette was featured in Lost in Space▲75% Negative Space Oct 2, 2011

Old Singer and Wash Up were featured in The Fibonacci Sequence Aug 31, 2011

Just a Friend was featured in Nirvana Aug 31, 2011

Black’s Move was featured in Table Top Photograpny Aug 26, 2011

Crane Trio was featured in NEW MEXICO July 12, 2011

Great Blue Heron, was featured in NEW MEXICO July 12, 2011

One of four newly featured members of Shapes & Patterns, June 27, 2011

Dancing Smoke winner in Shapes with Smoke challenge, June 27, 2011

SS Dicky 2 in Accidental Images, June 22, 2011

Fantasy Canyon in Accidental Images, June 22, 2011

Fremont Rock Art in Northern Utah in Ancient Relics Customs and Sites, June 17, 2011

Sunset Silhouette in NEW MEXICO, May 21, 2011

Knobby Knee Twins in Ancient Relics Customs and Sites, Apr 15, 2011

Dancing Smoke in Image Writing, Apr 5, 2011

Dancing Smoke in the RB Explore>Featured Photography page, Mar 19, 2011

Hood Ornament in Accidental Images (hidden pictures), Mar 4, 2011

Out of the Depths … in Smoke Photography, Feb 27, 2011

Sunset Silhouette in the RB Explore> Featured Photography page, Feb 24, 2011

Yankee Girl Mine in the Goldrush and Ghost Towns group, Feb 20, 2011

Rest in The Passion of Couples group, Feb 05, 2011

Feature Portfolio in Grand Valley Magazine for the month of February 2011 as a result of the early December RB Homepage feature, and the information Rhana Griffin provided. Thanks Rhana…

Sun Dance in the Smoke Photography group, Jan 8, 2011

Mt Sneffels in Fall Color in the Photomatix HDR group, Jan 8, 2011

Sunset Silhouette in Silhouette, 12/27/2010.

Dance of Life a Smoke image, in “Smoke Photography”, 12/25/2010… A “gift” :)

Sunshine morning … in The Wonderful World of Words, 12/12/2010.

Old Singer on Redbubble Homepage for 7 Dec 2010, “Pearl Harbor Day in Hawaii”, December 7, 1941. I was born in Aug 1942. Always wondered the “coincidence”. My mother had such a sewing machine, so now a new coincidence to ponder.

SS Dicky in Canon EOS 50D, 17/11/2010.

Pine Tree Abstract in RedBubble Explore> Featured Photography, 11/16/2010.

Yankee Girl Mine in American Southwest, 11/11/2010.

Yankee Girl Mine in HDR Photography, 11/10/2010.

Loch Ard Gorge in I Shoot RAW, 10/23/2010.

“House Full of Memories ":http://www.redbubble.com/people/rjcolby/art/562... in Goldrush and Ghost Towns, 9/2/2010.

San Francisco de Asis Church Ranchos de Taos in American Southwest, July 2010.

Loch Ard Gorge in Old Farts of Redbubble, 7/7/2010.

Mt Sneffels in Fall Color in American Southwest, 6/1/2010.

Wilson Peak from Alta in the Colorful Colorado group, 5/15/2010.

Hood Ornament in Shapes and Patterns group, early April 2010

Hood Ornament by Redbubble, 20/10/2009.

Mt. Sneffels in Fall Color in HDR Photography (3 Uploads per 24Hours) April 2009.
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  • Age: 74
  • Joined: October 2008

Journal

Want to Explore Writing?

Lamenting the loss of the Explore page? Well it is not really gone … in the sense of having the ability to access those Explore search features that I enjoyed, such as “recent photography” or “recent writing”. / Search for “recent photography”, ( type that minus the quotes into the search box and hit enter). / Note at the upper right of that display of p…
Posted about 4 years – 13 comments

RB Home for 6 Dec 2011

Thanks to Mieke Boynton for this cool surprise. Sunset Silhouette in the upper right…
Posted over 4 years – 21 comments

Halloween Girls

More from the holiday, during Halloween season. We had fun walking in the evening around the neighborhood to see the home decorations. I just walked with them to share, not photograph, but here they are dressed up for a party. This happened as we arrived, 2 hours late, thank to US Airlines misplacing the checked luggage just below the carousel. Rather a waste of that $50 charge to handle it&#…
Posted almost 5 years – 14 comments

Holiday with Family

Had a 10 day Holiday/Vacation to Phoenix, Arizona to see family. / Thought I’d share a few images of my grand-daughters, Natalie and Vanessa. / I used a borrowed camera, Canon EOS 1D Mark II with a borrowed 50mm 1.8 prime lens. Pretty happy with it. / Natalie is in Kindergarten now and loves it. / Vanessa is just a couple months under 3 years, and brilliant, obviously. I love how her hair…
Posted almost 5 years – 22 comments
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