The Canadian Rockies are a long range of mountains in western Canada that stretch from upper to lower British Columbia and spread into Alberta clear the southern border of Canada. This past summer we ventured to this scenic area in looking for some new areas to explore. We visited several parks, but only a fraction [...]
Distance: 3.2 miles round trip. Elevation change: 6,627 ft to 7,610 ft Time to Parker Ridge: 1 hour Total hike with stops: 2 hours 30 minutes We left our room at Deer Lodge in Lake Louise early to watch the sun rise at Bow Lake, about 33 minutes north. It was a beautiful, crisp, calm [...]
Westcliffe, Colorado is located about an hour and a half southwest of Colorado Springs in the Wet Mountain Valley. Surrounded on each side by the Sangre de Cristo mountain range to the west and the Wet Mountains to the east, this small community has a beautiful backdrop and plenty of sights to see.
Distance: 9.8 miles round trip. Elevation change: 6,220 ft to 7,685 ft Time to Burstall Pass with stops: 2 hours 57 minutes Total hike with stops: 6 hours 15 minutes The trail to Burstall Pass begins at a parking lot next to Mud Lake in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park along the Smith-Dorrien/Spray Trail. We drove [...]
We visited Clear Lake near Silverton, Colorado for the first time on July 4th of this year. Jess and I wanted to take his parents on their first above-the-treeline 4×4 trail for some amazing scenery. The Colorado 4×4 trail guide book that we had along with us rated this trail as easy…and I would agree [...]
2014 Time-lapse Preview from ELEMOTION Photo on Vimeo.
I’m excited to unveil a new look to my main photography website! I’ve also been adding some photos from our recent trips to Canada and Colorado. Check it out and let me know what you think! We’d also like to announce the creation of ELEMOTION Photo. We’ll be using this as a platform to showcase [...]
Distance: 4.4 miles round trip. Elevation change: 5,635 ft to 6,670 ft Time to Lake: 1 hour 20 minutes Total hike with stops: ~2.75 hours Having spent the night in a humid and cool Jeep without enough blankets (83F at 8pm…40F at 12am) , we were ready to get outside and do some exploring. The [...]
It’s official, I will have 3 photos on display during the 2014 Iowa State Fair Photography Salon! Which ones do you think made it in?
About a month ago, Chris from The Chronos Project setup a contest to win one of his very trick Lens Apparatus systems. Chris is a well known DIY guru for all things time-lapse. He does an excellent job of taking simple ideas and offering realistic solutions on any budget. The great thing about Chris is [...]