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Morning photo: iPhone visions …

You never know until you try

The greening cottonwoods caught

The greening cottonwoods caught my eye in lower Clear Creek Canyon, but the harsh afternoon light didn’t bode well for a classic landscape shot. Instead, I used the iPhone’s HDR setting for the basic image, then the Instagram brightening function and the Mayfair filter-twice.

FRISCO — Sometimes you just gotta go a little bit crazy, even if that only means getting carried away with using Instagram iPhone filters on some otherwise marginal shots to try and pump up the images. Now some purists out there are probably already shaking their heads and clucking their tongues, but remember, it’s all in the eye of the beholder, right?

Same idea, tripled.

Same idea, tripled.

Last year's snowpack also lingered late into spring. This is image is June 1, 2014.

Last year’s snowpack also lingered late into spring. This is image is June 1, 2014.

Every melt season brings new weird ice formations along the shore of Dillon Reservoir.

Every melt season brings new weird ice formations along the shore of Dillon Reservoir.

Spring flows, Tenmile Creek.

Spring flows, Tenmile Creek.

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One Response

  1. Those are some pretty stellar photos!

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