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    Best Trails For Photography?

    I do photography as a hobby and it has never really occurred to me to bring a camera with me when I go riding. What trails would you guys recommend for doing some photography (landscapes etc) during my rides?

    I would prefer trails fairly close to Highlands Ranch/Littleton that have awesome scenery but feel free to post anything within about 40 mins of Denver.

    Also, what do you guys do to protect the camera from falls and the rough ride?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MCS5280
    I do photography as a hobby and it has never really occurred to me to bring a camera with me when I go riding. What trails would you guys recommend for doing some photography (landscapes etc) during my rides?

    I would prefer trails fairly close to Highlands Ranch/Littleton that have awesome scenery but feel free to post anything within about 40 mins of Denver.

    Also, what do you guys do to protect the camera from falls and the rough ride?
    Perhaps a little out of your search radius, but anywhere along the continental divide is where you'll get shots of where the gods live...

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    6 hrs from Highlands ranch are the best trails for photos.



    But I guess you make the best of what you can. It's not always about the best scenery, it's about how you communicate it.

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    Protecting camera from falls?

    I was under the impression, that just carrying an expensive camera protects you from falling. But just in case, I just put mine a shirt in my large Camelbak.

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    epic scenery on this one...........

    Sheep Creek Trail--Epic singletrack near fairplay

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    I carry my camera on my chest. If I crash I'm tucking and rolling and that can squish things on your back. Also it's faster access with the camera on your front.
    I agree with Lidarman - on any ride you take think about the lighting and interesting aspects. For good lighting ride at dawn or sunset.
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    Amazing pics there, wide angle lens really doing it for me!

    That commute looks familiar... is that the back of the centre green area?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Daveye

    That commute looks familiar... is that the back of the centre green area?
    Is center green over near Iris and 30th?

    This was taken at Peark and the RR hooking into a parking lot to 33rd.

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    It's near 33rd/34th and Valmont I think. One further up than Pearl. Same track tho .

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