Ten-Years Ago (19-December-2007) — Colorado

Morning in Boulder: Colorful Clouds and Panorama

I got permission to get onto the roof of the Sirna facility in Boulder to take pictures. I had been planning to do a panorama for some time, and saw some colorful clouds developing. I got up to the roof in time and got the picture. I also noticed an interesting sign (someone working there apparently thought they were “God”). By the time that I got the images for the Boulder Flatirons panorama the colors were gone, and the light had gone flat.

Colorful Dawn Clouds Over Boulder. Image taken with a Nikon D300 camera and 18-200 mm VR lens (ISO 450, 38 mm, f/8, 1/125 sec). (David J Mathre)
Colorful Dawn Clouds Over Boulder. Image taken with a Nikon D300 camera and 18-200 mm VR lens (ISO 450, 38 mm, f/8, 1/125 sec). (David J Mathre)
Roof of the Sirna Facility in Boulder at Dawn. Image taken with a Nikon D300 camera and 18-200 mm VR lens (ISO 1600, 18 mm, f/8, 1/60 sec). (David J Mathre)
Roof of the Sirna Facility in Boulder at Dawn. Image taken with a Nikon D300 camera and 18-200 mm VR lens (ISO 1600, 18 mm, f/8, 1/60 sec). (David J Mathre)
Early Morning Panorama of the Mountains and Flatirons from Boulder. Composite of 8 images taken with a Nikon D300 camera and 18-200 mm VR lens (ISO 1600, 200 mm, f/8, 1/60 sec). Raw images processed with Capture One Pro and the composite created using AutoPano Giga Pro. (David J Mathre)
Early Morning Panorama of the Mountains and Flatirons from Boulder. Composite of 8 images taken with a Nikon D300 camera and 18-200 mm VR lens (ISO 1600, 200 mm, f/8, 1/60 sec). Raw images processed with Capture One Pro and the composite created using AutoPano Giga Pro. (David J Mathre)

Ten-Years Ago (04-December-2007) — Colorado

Boulder: Evening Storm Clouds

This was the second night in a row that we had unique storm clouds at sunset.

Orange and Black Clouds Over Boulder. Image taken with a Nikon D300 camera and 17-35 mm f/2.8 lens (ISO 200, 35 mm, f/11, 1/8 sec). (David J Mathre)
Orange and Black Clouds Over Boulder. Image taken with a Nikon D300 camera and 17-35 mm f/2.8 lens (ISO 200, 35 mm, f/11, 1/8 sec). (David J Mathre)

Ten-Years Ago (03-December-2007) — Colorado

Boulder: Evening Storm Clouds

While working part-time in Boulder, I was living a Marriott Residence Inn that was just a short distance away from the Sirna facilities. From my office, I noticed that it was getting dark out with some ominous clouds approaching. I took this sh0t while walking to the Residence Inn.

Ominous Winter Clouds Over Boulder. Image taken with a Nikon D300 camera and 17-35 mm f/2.8 lens (ISO 200, 17 mm, f/5.6, 1/1250 sec). (David J Mathre)
Ominous Winter Clouds Over Boulder. Image taken with a Nikon D300 camera and 17-35 mm f/2.8 lens (ISO 200, 17 mm, f/5.6, 1/1250 sec). (David J Mathre)

Seven-Years Ago (28-May-2007) — Colorado

Spring Nature in Colorado.

As I was walking to my car from the Boulder Marriott Residence Inn I saw this brown bird hunting insects. I didn’t recognize it, and had to look it up in my “National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds”. It is a Northern Flicker which is a woodpecker. Image taken with a Nikon D2xs camera and 70-200 mm f/2.8 VR lens (ISO 400, 280 mm, f/4, 1/50 sec).

Northern Flicker (woodpecker). Residence Inn in Boulder, Colorado. Image taken with a Nikon D2xs camera and 70-200 mm f/2.8 VR lens (ISO 400, 180 mm, f/4, 1/50 sec). (David J Mathre)
Northern Flicker (woodpecker) at the Marriott Residence Inn in Boulder, Colorado. Image taken with a Nikon D2xs camera and 70-200 mm f/2.8 VR lens (ISO 400, 180 mm, f/4, 1/50 sec). (David J Mathre)