Here is the story we mentioned a few days ago on our Facebook page about Westcliffe, Colorado’s Dark-Sky designation featuring one of our time-lapses in it. Awesome to see our work on TV. Thanks to 9NEWS (KUSA) and Noel Brennan for their great work on the story. The Westcliffe/Silver Cliff community has been named the [...]
Over the last couple of years, all of our traveling was squeezed into the summer months. This year we decided to take a short trip during spring break to Crested Butte, Colorado. We had purchased a couple pairs of snowshoes earlier in the year and were looking forward to testing them out on some deeper [...]
Distance: 9.08 miles round trip. Elevation change: 9,931 ft to 11,709 ft Time to Lower South Colony Lake: 2 hours 40 minutes Time back to parking area: 1 hour 30 minutes Total hike with stops: 6 hours The South Colony Lakes trail is located south of Westcliffe, Colorado in the Sangre de Cristo mountain range. [...]
Hi everyone! For those that know me, you know I love live music. I’ve taken some of my favorite live music images and made a gallery on my website. Check it out here!
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 [...]
Distance: 7 miles round trip. Elevation change: 9,800 ft to 12,270 ft Time to Lower Lake: 2 hours 40 minutes Time to Upper Lake from Lower Lake: 1 hour 20 minutes Time to descend from Upper Lake: 2 hours Total hike with stops: 7 hours The hike to Ice Lake was the highlight of our [...]
Interested in purchasing some of our time-lapse clips for a cool project you’re working on? We’ve got a couple that are now available on Nimia.com! You can see them on our profile by https://app.nimia.com/profile/sjcoffman/videos/p/1. #NowPlaying
We discovered something shocking yesterday. One of our time-lapse video clips is in the latest Kanye West music video! Needless to say, we have mixed emotions. The time-lapse, shown in the upper left in the video below, is of Dallas Divide in Colorado. This was purchased through one of the stock sites we sell through, [...]
After months of editing, our 2013 time-lapse montage is finally complete. This year we again captured southern Colorado spanning from Ridgway to Westcliffe. Our summer trip offered much more hiking options and greener surroundings to contrast last year’s fall colors.
I’ve created a new gallery at stephcoffmanphoto.com to house all of my black/white and monotone images all in one place. So if that’s your thing they’ll be much easier to find! Enjoy! #NowPlaying
New prints and stock images available at www.stephcoffmanphoto.com featuring Iowa lakes & wetlands and Colorado mountains & wildlife. Several galleries have been updated, too many to list here. I’ve also created a new Black & White & Monotone gallery, so if that’s your thing then those images will be much easier to find!