Best Photo Spots in Colorado

Crystal Lake

The lake is beautiful for both Sunrise and Sunset to get a nice reflection of the red mountains. The water is still early in the morning as my shot. I used Tripod on 24mm f/8 and about a sec of exposure. You have to walk 50 feet in the trail…

Horse Shoe Bend, Million Dollar Highway

Million dollar highway considered one of the dangerous and narrow scenic bypass you could take in San Juan Mountains area. As I drove this area in the afternoon scouting for locations I found this area too interesting to not miss for sunset. I wanted to show how the road turns…

Denver Skyline and Fireworks

This place has a nice vantage point to get Denver Skyline panorama looking East of the city so no mountains. I went to this location on the eve of July 4th as I expected fireworks from Civic Center which is to the far right.

Denver Skyline

I have been in search of good location to shoot Denver Skyline with Mountains/Sunsets and found this place when I was shooting birds in City Park from a fellow photographer. The stair top gives you nice vantage point, I noticed if you could go in the museum there is a…

Grand Lake

Grand Lake, Colorado is one of the most beautiful and scenic locations in Colorado. There are lot of trails that you can hike near this area would take you to lakes, falls and wildlife. This is very close to US 34 Trail Ridge peak to peak highway to Rocky Mountain…

Trail Ridge Road

This is one of the most scenic drives inside Rocky Mountain National park. As the road takes you peak to peak within the park. You need to have Annual pass or pay for weekly pass to enter the road. This entire road is filled with trailhead for hiking, wildlife with…

Peru Creek

We did this campsite towards the end of summer and it was pretty cool winter night. So nice warm jacket and gloves are recommended if you’re shooting at night time. The temperature dropped to high 40’s at night since we did our put our tent near tree lines and woke…

Sugarloaf Mountains

To get to location you might need 4WD but it is not a must. You can drive to most spots on a coupe which is what I did. Several camping locations around this area which is free and first come first serve. Being close to Boulder light pollution isn’t really…

Steamboat Springs Wagon Stay

I discovered this gem of a spot outside of Steamboat Springs through an online booking for BnB places just for a day night away from kids. Luckily I came with all my gear. Not only can you stay in this restored Sheepherder’s Wagon on the property, but you can photograph it…

Ironton

Ironton consists of a few dilapidated buildings that once were the center of a town during the 19th century mining boom. You can get interesting photos of the insides through the windows, but it would be unsafe to try to enter. The largest building was the courthouse/school, and seems the…