Tuesday (26-February-2008) — Colorado

Elderhostel “Photography in the Southwest” Workshop Day 2.

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

Sunbeam in Kiva. 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)
Sunbeam in Kiva.  Image taken with a Nikon D3 camera and 14-24 mm f/2.8 lens (ISO 200, 20 mm, f/2.8, 1/20 sec) (David J Mathre)
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)
Photographer checking his filter for dust. Image taken with a Nikon D2xs camera and 400 mm f/2.8 lens (ISO 100, f/2.8, 1/750 sec) (David J Mathre)
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)
Cat Jumping off Roof for Breakfast.  Image taken with a Nikon D3 camera and 85 mm f/1.4D lens (ISO 200, f/8, 1/1000 sec) (David J Mathre)
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)
Window to Sleeping Ute. Image taken with a Nikon D3 camera and 24-70 mm f/2.8 VR lens (ISO 200, 24 mm, f/22, 1/200 sec) (David J Mathre)
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)
Red Glass. Image taken with a Nikon D3 camera and 24-70 mm f/2.8 VR lens (ISO 200, 70 mm, f/22, 1/50 sec) (David J Mathre)
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)
Yellow Glass and Sleeping Utet. Image taken with a Nikon D3 camera and 24-70 mm f/2.8 VR lens (ISO 200,70 mm, f/22, 1/250 sec) (David J Mathre)
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)
Green Glass. Image taken with a Nikon D3 camera and 24-70 mm f/2.8 VR lens (ISO 200, 70 mm, f/22, 1/125 sec) (David J Mathre)
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)
Blue Glass. Image taken with a Nikon D3 camera and 24-70 mm f/2.8 VR lens (ISO 200, 70 mm, f/22, 1/160 sec) (David J Mathre)

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 updating images in My Image of the Day Photoblog, and My eBird (with images of nearly 450 bird species). hope post COVID-19 to be a world traveler again. My interests include the natural world, wildlife, landscapes, sky, and seascapes, travel, and astrophotography. I look for unique ways of viewing the world and presenting my images. I have traveled to over 55 countries in six continents, often on Semester at Sea voyages. While at home in New Jersey, I spend time on home renovation and expansion of a wildflower garden/meadow.

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