Winter can mean many different things to many different people, especially in a place like Boulder with highs in the 70s one day and freezing rain the next. Here are some images that speak of this (cold, warm, snowy, dry) season.
To contribute to next week’s Photo Round-up, scroll to the bottom of this post for the theme and instructions on how to submit your shots.
Local area dog Toskey shows snow prowess with her guardian, Lauren Hubbell, during the snow storm of Friday, February 3, 2012. Boulder reported between 10 and 16 inches of snow by Friday morning, and the white stuff continued falling throughout the day. (Photo/Josh Winer.)
During the same February 3, 2012 snowstorm, sledders took to the hills of Chautauqua to carve some wide tracks. Photographer: Josh Winer is a pricing manager at DigitalGlobe, which provides high-resolution imagery from perspectives much higher than the top of a Boulder hill.
A winter wonderland experienced on snowshoe on Saturday, February 25, 2012. Photographer: Breanna Draxler is a second-year master’s student in Journalism and Mass Communication, an alum of CU’s press photography class, The Boulder Stand’s managing editor, and a lover of snow and long treks through it on skis (or snowshoes).
Boulder resident Matt Evertt stands only mildly bundled on Flagstaff on the unseasonably warm evening of Tuesday, March 7, 2012. Boulder, behind him, alternates between bare-tree-brown and snow-covered-white throughout the winter months. Photographer: Elaine Cromie is a third year news editorial major with an emphasis in photojournalism and visual story telling. She is taking the third of three photojournalism classes offered at CU.
Californian sunsets have a way of making you pull over and whip out the camera. An evening sky on fire along Highway 1, somewhere north of San Francisco, where the Colorado cold is just a distant memory. November 27, 2011. Photographer: Faith Bosworth lives in Berlin, Germany. She is the program coordinator at the Tactical Technology Collective, an NGO that focuses on the role of information and technology in advocacy. This shot was taken on a road trip with her brother, Brendon, The Boulder Stand’s editor, as they both escaped their respective winters.
A gray day: February 15, 2012. Photographer: Olga Kharitonova is a first-year master’s student in the mass communication research track and a research assistant for the Digital News Test Kitchen; she researches the credibility of online news content and is focusing on human-computer interaction among her coursework. She shot on campus this day because, she said, it was a gloomy post-Valentine’s day despite the nice, crisp snow that was laying around campus.
A branch holds a mix of old, consolidated snow and fresh, particularly fluffy snow on February 11, 2012. Photographer: Boulder Stand multimedia editor Beth Bartel is a second-year master’s student in Journalism and Mass Communication and the teaching assistant for the photojournalism classes. One of her favorite subjects is the world within several feet of her doorstep.
Join us next week as we explore consumption and reduction. If you’d like to participate, send shots addressing ways in which we consume and what happens when we’re done–waste, recycling and reuse–to beth[at]theboulderstand.org. Please include the date the picture was taken, what motivated you to take the picture and what you were doing at the time, the names of any prominent faces, and a short bio. And then check back here on Friday to see what makes it in.