Sunday, February 28, 2010


This is the monument to George Morrison 1822-1895 f8 at 1/1250, ISO125.
Another shot of these buds showing that spring is just around the corner. f4.0 at 1/3200, ISO 125

Saturday, February 27, 2010


These two B&W shots of stark trees typify winter. Olympus E-P2 with Lumix 14-45mm lens.-14mm, f7.1 @ 1/800 and 22mm, f7.1 @ 1/400. This shot of a Mountain Bluebird which we saw today is another sign that spring is just around the corner Shot with June's Lumix at 200mm, f8@1/640

Friday, February 26, 2010


Beautiful day with temperatures around 50deg F. Our bike ride took us up to the top of Bear Lake dam wall from where we enjoyed this view of the front range. Olympus E-P2 with Zeiss Biogon 2.8/25mm at f8 and 1/1250

Thursday, February 25, 2010


View of the Front Range with a dusting of snow. Olympus E-P2 with Summilux 1:1.4/35 at f7.1 1/1000

Wednesday, February 24, 2010


Both photos today, taken with June's Lumix G1, lens 45-200 at 200mm, f9 and 1/125, 1/320for the red tailed hawk. We have not seen any hawks for quite a few days, however today we saw two of them. Although not the best of shots with a branch in front of him, thought that I would include the shot anyway.

Tuesday, February 23, 2010


Back on our bikes again today. Here is june at the main Bear Lake boat launch parking area. Olympus E-P1 50mm Summarit f8.0, 1/400. Hooray!! at last signs of spring. We have been looking out for the first buds on the trees and here they are. f 16, 1/250.

Monday, February 22, 2010

Sunday, February 21, 2010


Light snow falling most of the day. This photo of our patio chair, patiently waiting for spring which we are too. We both feel that we have now had enough snow for this winter. However not to forget that March is usually the snowiest month so still at least one more month to go. Olympus P E-1 with Zeiss Biogon 2.5/25 ZM at f2.8 1/250

Saturday, February 20, 2010


My indoor shot today is of this beautiful tulip. Olympus P-E1 with 25mm Zeiss Biogon at f2.8, 1/13

Friday, February 19, 2010


With temperatures around 30 deg F, I wanted this photo of this cottonwood, to look like winter. Desaturated for B & W and a pen and ink look, f5.6 @ 1/800

Thursday, February 18, 2010


June's red tailed hawk who got fed up with being photographed. Managed to get this shot with the Olympus P E-1 and a 90mm lens so quite a small image which has been cropped at f5.6 @ 1/2000

Wednesday, February 17, 2010


Ice fisherman's paraphernalia on Bear Lake. Apparently the ice is now about 15 inches thick Camera Olympus P E-1 ,f8 1/800

Tuesday, February 16, 2010


This lily was part of a bowl of roses and lilies that I got June for Valentines day. Camera Lumix G1 lens 45 - 200mm at 200mm, f7.1 @ 1/4 sec, hand held but with image stablised lens

Monday, February 15, 2010


Ice pattern on the frozen surface of Soda Lake. What we found out today was that pioneer settlers, during the Indian wars, 1864-1869, obtained soda for household use from this site f 7.1, 1/800, Lumix G1

Sunday, February 14, 2010


After about 2 inches of snow overnight, sunshine by midday so we went for a walk along Bear Creek- Olympus E P-1 Summarit-M 1:2.5/75mm at f7.1 1/500

Saturday, February 13, 2010


Had lunch with Sally and Kelvin at La Fromagerie, a delightful cheese and food store. Olympus E-P1 with SUMMARIT -M 1:2.5/75 @ f7.1

Thursday, February 11, 2010


June photographing the ice fishing and some Canada Geese crowded into a small stretch of water on Bear Lake. Camera Olympus E-P1 with 35mm Summilux at f8, 1/1000 and iso 100

Wednesday, February 10, 2010


Lots of icicles today. Not a good idea to stand under one of these as they tend to fall off once they grow to a certain size. Could be quite dangerous. Lumix with 45-200 lens

Tuesday, February 9, 2010


Snow laden tree f2.8 1/2500, Iso 100, camera Olympus E P-1 with 17mm pancake lens

Monday, February 8, 2010


On our snowshoe around our Units today, saw the patterns on this wall. Olympus E P-1 with 17mm pancake lens @f8 1/200

Sunday, February 7, 2010


Snow on our fir tree just outside our front door. Used my Olympus E P-1 with Zeiss Biogon 2.8/25 ZM lens plus Raynox Microscope close up lens 70x which allows focussing down to about 2 inches. aperture f 8.

Saturday, February 6, 2010


Started our bike ride this morning with temperatures around 35 deg f. However by the time we got back to Skunk Hollow, pictured here, temperature had dropped to 28 deg f.

Friday, February 5, 2010


Magnificent cottonwood along Bear Creek trail. Camera:Olympus P E-1 with Zeiss Biogon 2.8/25mm ZM at f8.

Thursday, February 4, 2010


Decided to go for a walk along Bear Creek this morning, instead of our usual bike ride, in the hope of spotting some nesting owls. No luck at seeing the owls, but we did see this Belted Kingfisher. Shot with Panasonic GI, 45-200mm at 200mm, f7.1.

Wednesday, February 3, 2010


Stopped at Soda Lake on this mornings bike ride Camera Olympus E P-1 with Summilux 1:1.4 @ f5.6 1/300

Tuesday, February 2, 2010


The beauty of Waterford Crystal. This wine glass is part of a set given to us by John and June Hill. Camera Olympus E-P1 with 35mm Summilux 1:1.4 lens at f4.5 and 1/400 sec.

Monday, February 1, 2010


Our ride around Bear Lake this morning was very cold because of a sneaky cold wind that seemed to be blowing against us no matter in which direction we rode. Even the prairie dogs looked cold. Camera Panasonic Lumix G1, lens 45-200 at 200mm, f7.1, 1/400