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July 2009 Meeting Summary

< Previous Meeting | Index | Next Meeting > Our July meeting featured a presentation produced by Chuck Winter with input from a variety of club members – a slide show tour of many of Colorado’s most photogenic locales. The program showed what a great state we live in as photographers, with outstanding landscape, flower, fall colors, and seasonal photography all around us. Some of the places pictured included:

 The Buttes area northwest of Fort Collins
 The Pawnee Buttes in Weld County
 Rocky Mountain National Park, including Longs Peaks and Chasm Falls
 Boulder Falls outside the City Of Boulder
 The Flatirons and Front Range near Boulder
 Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs
 The Yampa River Basin
 Shrine Pass – a good locale for wildflowers
 The Indian Peaks Wilderness area, especially the Arapaho Pass Trail
 Peru Creek and Boreas Pass in Summit County
 Monarch Lakes
 The Aspen and Snowmass area, including the Maroon Bells and Castle Creek
 Crested Butte – an outstanding area for wildflowers
 Marble and Lead King Basin
 The road from Crested Butte to Gothic
 Washington Gulch
 Cottonwood, Keebler, and Ohio Passes
 Yankee Boy Basin and American Basin
 Ouray, Telluride, and Silverton
 Boulder Canyon and the Peak to Peak Highway
 McClure, Owl Creek, and Independence Passes

The above list was just some of the sites shown in the presentation. Those in attendance for July’s meeting really got some great ideas and inspiration to get out and shoot some pictures! Prior to the presentation, announcements included information on an Antarctic cruise, member field trips and upcoming outings, and Russ Burden’s upcoming photographic tour to Hunt’s Mesa. During the break, we also got to see one of The Wildlife Experience’s current exhibits. < Previous Meeting | Index | Next Meeting >
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