Just got back from a late season snowboard trip to Telluride Colorado. Telluride was born as a silver mining town in the 1870′s and sits in a tiny box canyon high in the Rocky Mountains. It has a population of 2,000 and will never get much bigger due to strict laws prohibiting new development and any type of franchise. No starbucks, no walmarts, no stoplights, just good people and good times. It has to be one of the most beautiful towns in the country. Flying into its tiny airport at 10,000 feet (highest in the country) is quite an adventure in itself.
While I did bring my regular photo gear I didn’t have much time to shoot with it (only a few shots of main street and a few panoramas here and there which I might write about later). I did however do quite a bit of shooting with what Chase Jarvis will tell you is the very best camera on the market… the one you have with you. Snowboarding does not lend itself to carrying around a bunch of heavy, expensive gear. But the ol’ iPhone slips into the ski jacket quite nicely, and performs pretty well considering its portability. I use a few different apps on the iphone including the standard camera, a free app by joby (the guys who make gorilla pods), and a GREAT app I found for making quick panoramas on the fly by pulling stills from short video clips.
Anyway, here are a few shots from the slopes. Enjoy.