Earlier this month, the Great Sand Dunes National Park became an International Dark Sky Park and the sixth dark sky place in the state of Colorado. The designation notes the exceptional quality of its dark night skies…and they are exceptional. The dunes, which began as a national monument in 1932, officially became a national park in 2000.
Time-lapse of 107 images of stars over Echo Lake Park on April 13, 2019.
The Geminid meteor shower peaked in the early morning hours of December 14, 2018. A few stars streaked across the sky around midnight at the Chautauqua Trailhead in Boulder. 💫
The Perseid meteor shower peaked in Colorado over the August 12 weekend in 2018. The annual meteor shower occurs when the Earth passes through a stream of dust from the Comet Swift-Tuttle. This time-lapse was taken on August 11 in Florissant, Colo. About once a month, the Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument holds a Night Sky Program that allows visitors to stargaze with minimal light pollution.
I took an adventure with Denverite photographer Kevin Beaty to the Eastern Plains in Colorado on Sunday, July 8, 2018 for some long exposures. And cows. All photos and videos were shot near Keota, an almost ghost town on the prairie in the Pawnee National Grasslands.
A trip to Moab, a trip to Crested Butte and one Tycho concert inspired this video.
I've been wanting to get on my roof since I moved into my apartment in Capitol Hill in Denver, and I finally got to in March. Music: "Reckoner" by Radiohead.
Time-lapse of 115 images taken on March 22, 2018 in Au Train, Michigan.