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Welcome. Every day something happens in the state I'm blessed to call home: Colorado.

Without a camera to record, they fade anonymously with the certainty of each day's dusk. This gallery is my attempt to freeze, to remember some of these moment-and share a slice of this magnificent state with those unable to visit in person.

Persistently updated to keep it fresh, It's an exercise in the mechanical aspects of photography: learning the cameras, characteristics of a film, particular sensor, sweet spot of a lens, etc. And of course the aesthetic aspects-composition, exposure, and the all-important light. It also attempts to explore the intangibles-emotion, the moment, feeling- things I cumulatively refer to as, "The X-Factor."

Please enjoy.
-John B. Crane


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Category:Lifestyle and Recreation
Subcategory:Outdoors
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Keywords:Aspen, Boulder, Breckenridge, Colorado, Colorado River, Delaney Butte, Denver, Denver capital, Eisenhower tunnel, Estes Park, Fort Collins, Longmont, Mesa Verde, Mountain towns, National Park, North Park, Ouray, Ouray, Poudre River, Rocky Mountains, Silverton, Telluride, Trail Ridge Road, Walden, Ward, Yampa River, farm life, fly fishing, mountain life, mountains towns, pheasant hunting, trout

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