Category Archives: Photography

Week Six Theme — Brown, Gray, and Black

The transitory colors of fall are coming to an end, as is our photo contest. The first snow has fallen in many parts of the West, leaving behind bare trees, leaden skies, and monochrome meadows. To celebrate our slide into … Continue reading

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And the Week Four Winner Is…

Congratulations to Sarah Dolliver, our week four winner. The theme was rust, and this image gives us the feeling of the old days in the West with the mottled and rusty hood of a land shark. The hood ornament is … Continue reading

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Week Five Theme — Red

We’re continuing with our celebration of the colors of fall with a new theme this week — red. Red shows up in lots of places in autumn, whether it’s a basket of ripe red chiles, the last of the summer … Continue reading

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The Winner, Week Three!

Our week three theme was orange, and we were taken with the quiet beauty of Georgia Michalicek’s leaves. Congratulations, Georgia! Please email your mailing address to aarond at rionuevo.com and he’ll send you a book. Your photo is also entered … Continue reading

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Week Four Theme — Rust

Rust (n): 1. a reddish-brown color, 2. a state of deterioration or disrepair resulting from lack of use. Fall is a time of winding down, getting ready to rest, and sometimes, decay. One of the prominent colors as fall progresses is … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Our Week Two Winner!

Nothing says Fall in the West like an ancient log cabin surrounded by golden aspen leaves, and that earned Sarah Dolliver the win this week. The reflection of the aspens in the window draws the eye to the curtains and … Continue reading

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Week 3 Theme — Orange

Yes, it’s that pumpkin-y time of year, so our theme this week is orange. Show us leaves, fruit, football uniforms (I do live in Denver where orange is THE color of the season), or any other fresh takes you have on the color … Continue reading

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Week One Winner!

Our fall photo contest is off to a great start with some excellent entries this week. After plenty of back and forth discussion among the members of the editorial team, we declared Tom White’s image of Lockett Meadows the winner. … Continue reading

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Week Two Theme: Yellow and Gold

In keeping with our celebration of fall color, this week’s theme is yellow and gold. Keep in mind that you don’t necessarily have to submit a tree photo — yellow and gold show up in lots of unexpected places. As … Continue reading

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Photo Contest Week One — Green

Autumn is one of the most colorful times of year in the American West, whether it’s the mountain passes bathed in yellow and gold, a big pile of multi-colored pumpkins at the farmers market, or a batch of green chiles … Continue reading

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