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Colorado Fall Colors Tour

September 27 - October 2, 2011

Southwest Colorado in the mountains near Durango, Silverton, Ouray and Telleride offer some of the best fall colors in dramatic landscapes in North America. , Jeff will get you to the best locations (including his "secret" locations) at the best times so that you will be able to make the most of this special time of the year. Join your experienced guide, Jeff Jessing, on a expedition to photograph mountains, groves of aspens, canyons, forests, rivers and waterfalls You can be confident that Jeff, as a resident of Southwestern Colorado, will provide you with the photo trip of a lifetime.

This region in September/October typically delivers the best in scenery, wildlife opportunities, fair weather, and fall colors.  The days are typically in the 50º F to 70º F range (depending on the elevation) and with cooler evenings. Jeff will get you to the best locations at the right times to maximize the drama in the scenes.  You will walk away from this trip with an unforgettable photo adventure. 

Many of the locations are roadside or require a short hike to deliver us to extraordinary locations. As is true for all of Jeff's tours, you can not only expect to have photographic opportunities be maximized but you will also get significant time with learning Jeff's post-processing techniques. Come join us for a unique photo expedition.

Itinerary

  • Tuesday, September 27:  Meet in Durango, CO. Sunrise and morning photography in the Durango area. Early afternoon digital darkroom and crtique session. Afternoon and sunset photography in the Durango area. Spend the night in Durango.
  • Wednesday, September 28: Sunrise and morning pictures in the Durango area. Early afternoon digital darkroom session. Afternoon and sunset photography in the Silverton area. Spend the night in Ouray.
  • Thursday, September 29:  Sunrise and morning pictures in the Mt. Sneffels area. Early afternoon digital darkroom session. Afternoon and sunset pictures in the Ouray area. Spend the night in Ouray.
  • Friday, September 30:  Sunrise and morning pictures near Ouray. Early afternoon digital darkroom and critique session. Afternoon and sunset pictures in the Telluride/Rico area. Spend the night in Telluride. 
  • Saturday, October 1:  Sunrise and morning pictures in the Telluride area. Afternoon and sunset pictures in the Durango area. Spend the night in Durango.
  • Sunday, October 2:  Sunrise and morning pictures in the Durango area.  Critique session and farewell. Tour ends at noon.

*Tentative - subject to change depending on conditions

Tour Details

Date:  September 27 - October 2, 2011

Fee$1195 per person

Origination Point: Durango, Colorado

Nearest Airports:
La Plata County Airport
Durango, CO

Rating:  Easy to Moderate

Limit: 6 people

Terms and Conditions

 

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Testimonial

"WOW! I made the best photographs of my life on this trip. Thanks so much for your effort" - Sally K.