Top Places to Winter Photos in Colorado
If your camera had a mind of its own it would take you to some highly photogenic Colorado winter spots.
Breckenridge from Boreas Pass Road
There are long fingers of Breckenridge's ski runs that rumble through the trees as they wind down slope to the base of the mountain. The town is full of iconic streetlamps and holiday lights stimulate an Alpine glow aura, as well as the amazing sunsets.
• Tips to get the shot: desk can capture this historic towns pink and orange Alpine glow radiance while the fading light illuminates the powdery peaks and the slopes.
Denver Skyline from City Park
There are so many things to love about Denver, the wide-open spaces of City Park and Essex Historic Pavilion. There is a distinctive urban skyline with the "cash register" building all in the near distance to the Rocky Mountains.
• Tips to get the shot: one can find angles on the steps of the western side of the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. The mountain peaks will be covered with snow from October to April.
Pikes Peak Summit from Garden of the Gods
Near Colorado Springs
The view of Pikes Peak from the keyhole of the Siamese Twins formation in the Colorado Springs Garden of the Gods is breathtaking. This red sandstone peek through frames the peak spectacularly and it is the reason the park is been named a National Natural Landmark.
• Tips to get the shot: John is the early light which sets the formations aglow and can present a sharp contrast to the snow crusted peak in the distance.
Colorado National Monument from Monument Canyon
Near Grand Junction and Fruita
Rim Rock Drive is a 23-mile scenic drive that gives you 19 scenic overlooks to choose from. They all have awe-inspiring panoramas of Colorado National Monument. There is wind and water sculpted rock formations was shape inspired names such as Window Rock, Pipe Organ, Kissing Couple, Praying Hands and Sentinel Spire.
• Tips to Get the Shot:be patient and wait for the morning fog.
The Flatirons from Chautauqua Park
There is no bad angle within the park for capturing boulders peaks, five slanting monuments, which have been named by pioneers for their shape. After you get the shot you want to make sure you check out the Chautauqua Dining Hall which will warm your insides with hot chocolate, tea and cocktail since 1898.
• Tips to get the shot: shooting from Chautauqua Meadows provides lots of options with interesting foliage, rocks and hills.
Downtown Crested Butte
This town's free spirit is reflected in the whimsical and vibrant buildings of its historic downtown. There are cafes, bike, and coffee shops, all, which occupy the structures that were built by minors that were seeking Rocky Mountain ridges in the late 1800s.
• Tips to get the shot: a morning after a storm will guarantee clear blue skies with a blanket of white which is completely reverse of Crested Butte's colors.