"Southwest Colorado" - Images by Natalie Heller won 5 national awards for best photography and best coffee table book in 2016. This award winning book features 50 color photographs embracing the splendor of the San Juan mountains and valleys; wild flowers, aspen, snow covered rivers, historic mine buildings, steam trains and ranch life. Linen hardcover, dust jacketed and 120 pages in all.
A popular scene near Animas Forks.
Durango & Silverton narrow gauge trains from the 1800's are still in use though no longer for hauling ore; now it's a tourist destination from Durango to Silverton.
This won the Landscape category and was published in the magazine "Cowboys & Indian's" 2016 annual photo issue. The road seemingly leads to Mt. Sneffels but only as the crow flies.
A Hearst visitor joined me for lunch and posed afterward. A best selling photograph of mine.
Awarded "Best in Show" across all art mediums at the 2018 - 58th annual Artist's Alpine Holiday show, a national juried art show held in Ouray, CO. Judges Mike Simpson and Greg Owens. Update: Just won another award...1st place in the Pro Division at the Montrose Visual Art Guild's annual show.
A early snow dusts the spruce trees among the flaming yellow aspens of Colorado.
This truly was the last day of summer. We woke up to 10" of snow in Ridgway and decided to head up Red Mountain Pass to see what was left of the fall colors.
Purple majestic San Juan Mountains overshadow a mountain Pool.
A moody winter scene up on Last Dollar. Notice the little cabin in the background which puts scale to this scene.
Early snow settles in the mountains making for golden leaves, frost covered spruce trees and snow covered rocks in the creek.
1st Place - 2016 Unitah Arts Council Photo Contest