Summer scenes …
Lightning over Dillon Reservoir, Summit County, Colorado.
SUMMIT COUNTY — The monsoon season started with a bang the first week in July as pendulous clouds moved in from the south, delivering much-need rain and glorious blasts of lightning to the high country. I had the opportunity to shoot some amazing scenes in some awesome locations during the month. If you want to support independent online journalism in Summit County, visit our web galleries at Imagekind or Redbubble, featuring pictures from Colorado and around the world. Fine art prints, as well as greeting cards and calendars, are for sale at reasonable prices.
A honeybee gathers pollen on a wildflower in Austria.
Sunset over Dillon Reservoir highlights the silhouette of beetle-killed trees along the shore.
Fireworks over the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
Fireweed blooms in a ghost forest near Frisco, Colorado.
European red deer peer out of their enclosure at twilight in the Austrian countryside.
Morning dew sparkles on grass along Straight Creek, in Dillon, Colorado.
Paragliding in the Austrian Alps.
Hazy twilight creates a romantic mood over the Pöstlingberg in Linz, Austria in this Instagram image shot with an iPhone camera.
Sunrise over the Danube.
A handsome (and edible) parasol mushroom grows in an Austrian forest.
A July rainstorm brightens the colors of Hallstatt, Austria.
Filed under: Colorado, Morning photo, photography, seasons, Travel Tagged: | Austria, Summit County photography, Travel