26-February-2008

Elderhostel “Photography in the Southwest” Workshop Day 2.

The Elderhostel “Photography in the Southwest” workshop was based at Kelly Place B&B  just outside of Cortez Colorado. This is a great location in McElmo Canyon, quiet and remote. It borders Canyon of the Acients National Monument. The following images were taken in and around Kelly Place.

Sunbeam in Kivat. Elderhostel "Southwest Photography" Workshop Day 2. Kelly Place Cortez Colorado. Image taken with a Nikon D3 and 14-24 mm f/2.8 lens (ISO 200, 20 mm,  f/2.8, 1/20 sec) (David J Mathre) 

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Photographer checking his filter for dust. Elderhostel "Southwest Photography" Workshop Day 2. Kelly Place Cortez Colorado. Image taken with a Nikon D2xs and 400 mm f/2.8 lens (ISO 100, f/2.8, 1/750 sec) (David J Mathre) 

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Yellow Glass and Sleeping Utet. Elderhostel "Southwest Photography" Workshop Day 2. Kelly Place Cortez Colorado. Image taken with a Nikon D3 and 24-70 mm f/2.8 VR lens (ISO 200,70 mm,  f/22, 1/250 sec) (David J Mathre) 

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Cat Jumping off Roof for Breakfast. Elderhostel "Southwest Photography" Workshop Day 2. Kelly Place Cortez Colorado. Image taken with a Nikon D3 and 85 mm f/1.4D lens (ISO 200,  f/8, 1/1000 sec) (David J Mathre)

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Window to Sleeping Ute. Elderhostel "Southwest Photography" Workshop Day 2. Kelly Place Cortez Colorado. Image taken with a Nikon D3 and 24-70 mm f/2.8 VR lens (ISO 200, 24 mm,  f/22, 1/200 sec) (David J Mathre) 

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Green Glass. Elderhostel "Southwest Photography" Workshop Day 2. Kelly Place Cortez Colorado. Image taken with a Nikon D3 and 24-70 mm f/2.8 VR lens (ISO 200, 70 mm,  f/22, 1/125 sec) (David J Mathre) 

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Blue Glass. Elderhostel "Southwest Photography" Workshop Day 2. Kelly Place Cortez Colorado. Image taken with a Nikon D3 and 24-70 mm f/2.8 VR lens (ISO 200, 70 mm,  f/22, 1/160 sec) (David J Mathre) 

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Red Glass. Elderhostel "Southwest Photography" Workshop Day 2. Kelly Place Cortez Colorado. Image taken with a Nikon D3 and 24-70 mm f/2.8 VR lens (ISO 200, 70 mm,  f/22, 1/50 sec) (David J Mathre) 

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Author: David Mathre

I am a scientist by training (Eckerd College, BSc; Caltech, Ph.D.). I worked for 27 years as a Chemist in the Pharmaceutical Industry developing processes to manufacture medicines for human and animal health. I now spend my time as a photographer and world traveler. My interests in photography include the natural world, wildlife, landscapes, skyscapes, and seascapes. I have traveled to over 50 countries over the last 10 years, often on Semester at Sea voyages. While at home in New Jersey, I spend time on a home renovation project and expanding my wildflower garden/meadow.

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