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Lightning Strike Just Outside of Lyons Colorado

Lightning Strike Just Outside of Lyons Colorado Art Prints

 

 

This Colorado lightning thunderstorm came in from the northwest over Rocky Mountain National Park and the town of Lyons heading southeast out to Longmont and down to Denver. We were positioned just out of the hard rain and watched it pass us by and stayed dry, my favorite place to be. This lightning bolt is striking just outside of Lyons Colorado, Boulder County with passing car light trails on highway 36 scenic view looking north.

July 14th, 2014 – 9:01 pm – Settings – ISO 100 – f8 – 15 sec – 11mm – Canon 7D

Colorado fine art nature landscape weather photography poster prints, decorative canvas prints, acrylic prints, metal prints, corporate artwork, greeting cards and stock images by James Bo Insogna aka The Lightning Man .com (C) – All Rights Reserved.

 

 
Lightning Strike Just Outside of Lyons Colorado Art Prints
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75th and Woodland Lightning Thunderstorm View HDR

75th and Woodland Lightning Thunderstorm View HDR

A view from 75th Street and Woodland in north Boulder County Colorado looking west toward the Rocky Mountain foothills with car light trails from Woodland Rd as a lightning thunderstorm does it’s magic in the air.  A very active night of lightning. Started shooting to the east across the street with strikes hitting over Terry Lake while watching it hit like crazy along the foothills moving south.  This is after getting chased back to the home studio for car cover from some very BIG painful hail!  These are nights storm chasers live for.  HDR Processing. ISO 320  f7.1  30 sec 10mm. Buy Prints On-Line –  75th and Woodland Lightning Thunderstorm View HDR Read the rest of this entry

I Pledge Allegiance to the Flag

"I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all."The Pledge of Allegiance was written in August 1892 by the socialist minister Francis Bellamy (1855-1931). It was originally published in The Youth's Companion on September 8, 1892. Bellamy had hoped that the pledge would be used by citizens in any country.In its original form it read:    "I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all."In 1923, the words, "the Flag of the United States of America" were added. At this time it read:    "I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all."In 1954, in response to the Communist threat of the times, President Eisenhower encouraged Congress to add the words "under God," creating the 31-word pledge we say today. Bellamy's daughter objected to this alteration. Today it reads:    "I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all."A patriotic image of American Mother nature's fireworks with an American USA flag backgound in honor of America's Birthday.Colorado Fine art nature landscape lightning weather patriotic photography poster prints, decorative canvas prints, acrylic prints, metal prints, corporate artwork, greeting cards and stock images by James Bo Insogna (C)   - All Rights Reserved.  *PLEASE NOTE, WATERMARKS WILL NOT BE ON THE PURCHASE PRINTS*

“I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.”The Pledge of Allegiance was written in August 1892 by the socialist minister Francis Bellamy (1855-1931). It was originally published in The Youth’s Companion on September 8, 1892. Bellamy had hoped that the pledge would be used by citizens in any country.In its original form it read: “I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.

“In 1923, the words, “the Flag of the United States of America” were added. At this time it read: “I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.”In 1954, in response to the Communist threat of the times, President Eisenhower encouraged Congress to add the words “under God,” creating the 31-word pledge we say today. Bellamy’s daughter objected to this alteration.

Today it reads: “I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.”A patriotic image of American Mother nature’s fireworks with an American USA flag backgound in honor of America’s Birthday.

Colorado Fine art nature landscape lightning weather patriotic photography poster prints, decorative canvas prints, acrylic prints, metal prints, corporate artwork, greeting cards and stock images by James Bo Insogna – http://www.BoInsogna.com

95th And Woodland Lightning Thunderstorm View

A view from 95th Street and Woodland in north Boulder County Colorado looking west toward the Rocky Mountain foothills with car light trails from Woodland Rd as a lightning thunderstorm does it's magic in the air.  A very active night of lightning. Started shooting to the east across the street with strikes hitting over Terry Lake while watching it hit like crazy along the foothills moving south.  This is after getting chased back to the home studio for car cover from some very BIG painful hail!  These are nights storm chasers live for. Colorado Fine art nature landscape lightning weather photography prints, decorative canvas prints, acrylic prints, metal prints, corporate artwork, greeting cards and stock images by James Bo Insogna (C)   - All Rights Reserved.  *PLEASE NOTE, WATERMARKS WILL NOT BE ON THE PURCHASE PRINTS*

A view from 95th Street and Woodland in north Boulder County Colorado looking west toward the Rocky Mountain foothills with car light trails from Woodland Rd as a lightning thunderstorm does it’s magic in the air. A very active night of lightning. Started shooting to the east across the street with strikes hitting over Terry Lake while watching it hit like crazy along the foothills moving south. This is after getting chased back to the home studio for car cover from some very BIG painful hail! These are nights storm chasers live for.

Colorado Fine art nature landscape lightning weather photography prints, decorative canvas prints, acrylic prints, metal prints, corporate artwork, greeting cards and stock images by storm chaser James Bo Insogna. – http://www.BoInsogna.com

Rabbit Mountain Lightning Strikes Boulder County Co

Scenic view from the north end of Boulder County at 75th Street,  north of 66 looking west toward the rabbit mountain area and the foothills around Lyons getting pounded, Woodland Road with car tail light trail on the right.  Lightning strikes were hitting hard C2C and C2G.  Nature putting on a great light show this night. The storm was up and down the front range foothills as well as hitting in the east.  Colorado Fine art nature landscape lightning weather photography poster prints, decorative canvas prints, acrylic prints, metal prints, corporate artwork, greeting cards and stock images by James Bo Insogna (C)   - All Rights Reserved.  *PLEASE NOTE, WATERMARKS WILL NOT BE ON THE PURCHASE PRINTS*

Scenic view from the north end of Boulder County at 75th Street, north of 66 looking west toward the rabbit mountain area and the foothills around Lyons getting pounded, Woodland Road with car tail light trail on the right. Lightning strikes were hitting hard C2C and C2G. Nature putting on a great light show this night. The storm was up and down the front range foothills as well as hitting in the east.

Colorado Fine art nature landscape lightning weather photography poster prints, decorative canvas prints, acrylic prints, metal prints, corporate artwork, greeting cards and stock images by storm chaser James Bo Insogna http://www.BoInsogna.com

Rabbit Mountain Lightning Thunderstorm Weather Photography

Scenic view from the north end of Boulder County from 75 th street north of 66 looking west toward the rabbit mountain area and the foothills around Lyons.  Lightning strikes were hitting hard C2C and C2G.  Nature putting on a great light show this night. The storm was up and down the front range ins foothills as well as hitting in the east.  Started off with some big size hail and east and out of the area around 10:30PM.  This is three 30 sec exposures stacked.  F8 - ISO 400  - 18mmColorado Fine art nature landscape lightning weather photography poster prints, decorative canvas prints, acrylic prints, metal prints, corporate artwork, greeting cards and stock images by James Bo Insogna (C)   - All Rights Reserved.  *PLEASE NOTE, WATERMARKS WILL NOT BE ON THE PURCHASE PRINTS*

Scenic view from the north end of Boulder County from 75 th street north of 66 looking west toward the rabbit mountain area and the foothills around Lyons. Lightning strikes were hitting hard C2C and C2G. Nature putting on a great light show this night. The storm was up and down the front range ins foothills as well as hitting in the east. Started off with some big size hail and east and out of the area around 10:30PM. This is three 30 sec exposures stacked. F8 – ISO 400 – 18mm.

Colorado Fine art nature landscape lightning weather photography poster prints, decorative canvas prints, acrylic prints, metal prints, corporate artwork, greeting cards and stock images by James Bo Insogna

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Scenic Winter Drive along the Red Sandstone

A beautiful scenic drive along the red sandstone rocks in Lyons Colorado, a country road and colorful winter landscape.Colorado Fine art nature landscape photography poster prints, decorative canvas prints, acrylic prints, metal prints, greeting cards and stock images by James Bo Insogna (C)   - All Rights Reserved.  *PLEASE NOTE, WATERMARKS WILL NOT BE ON THE PURCHASE PRINTS*

A beautiful scenic drive along the red sandstone rocks in Lyons Colorado, a country road and colorful winter landscape.

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Beautiful Drive in Lyons Colorado

A beautiful drive in Lyons Colorado, a country road and colorful winter landscape.Colorado Fine art nature landscape photography poster prints, decorative canvas prints, acrylic prints, metal prints, greeting cards and stock images by James Bo Insogna (C)   - All Rights Reserved.  *PLEASE NOTE, WATERMARKS WILL NOT BE ON THE PURCHASE PRINTS*

A beautiful drive in Lyons Colorado, a country road and colorful winter landscape.

Colorado Fine art nature landscape photography poster prints, decorative canvas prints, acrylic prints, metal prints, greeting cards and stock images by James Bo Insogna (C) – All Rights Reserved.

Colorado Red Sandstone Country Dusted with Snow

Lyons, Colorado. Boulder County. In the 17th century, the Ute Nation came to Colorado. The largest tribes that followed were the Cheyenne, Arapaho and Commanche, along with the Pawnee occasionally. The Utes were the last tribe to be forced into Indian Reservations after the Colorado Gold Rush. The Utes were the only tribe that extensively explored the mountains and Lyons area. The Plains Indians were attracted to the vast grasslands where it was ideal for hunting bison.In the 1860s, families came from eastern United States and settled the foothills with their ranches and farms. The town of Lyons, Colorado was founded in 1880 by Edward S. Lyon. He purchased 160 acres (0.6 km2) from H.F. and Isabelle Sawyer, noticing the potential to quarry out the red sandstone, outcroppings which offered easy quarrying access in the region. Lyon platted the town in 1881; it was incorporated in 1891.[3] No record survives to account for the added "s" at the end of the town's name.The first main building to be built was the red sandstone schoolhouse in 1881. The booming population resulted in the town adding a second floor a few years later. It was also used for church and town meetings, until 1894 when the Old Stone Church was built. In 1979, it was saved from demolition and converted into the town's history museum by the Lyons Historical Society, Lyons Redstone MuseumThe town has large red sandstone mountains on three sides. Its rock,[8] from the Permian Period, about 260 million years ago, is considered the hardest sandstone in the world, and has a unique red or salmon color. While E. S. Lyon established the quarrying business in the town, his business was not a big success, and he left for California. Numerous owners succeeded him and developed various successful quarries over time. Murphy, Brodie, Ohline, Loukonen and Vasquez are among the most noteworthy owners. A railroad built to the town in the late 19th century gave the quarries a significant boost.In 1910-12 the cement industry killed the sandstone industry, and rock production stopped. The only sandstone construction that went on during this period was the University of Colorado new unified campus. The sandstone business was revived in the 1930s when the red sandstone started to be used more as a decorative rock than for commercial purposes. Today it is a booming industry, with sandstone shipped worldwide. Source: Wikipedia  Photo Copyright: James Bo Insogna All rights reserved.Colorado Fine art nature landscape photography poster prints, decorative canvas prints, acrylic prints, metal prints, greeting cards and stock images by James Bo Insogna (C)   - All Rights Reserved.  *PLEASE NOTE, WATERMARKS WILL NOT BE ON THE PURCHASE PRINTS*

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Lyons, Colorado. Boulder County. In the 17th century, the Ute Nation came to Colorado. The largest tribes that followed were the Cheyenne, Arapaho and Commanche, along with the Pawnee occasionally. The Utes were the last tribe to be forced into Indian Reservations after the Colorado Gold Rush. The Utes were the only tribe that extensively explored the mountains and Lyons area. The Plains Indians were attracted to the vast grasslands where it was ideal for hunting bison.

In the 1860s, families came from eastern United States and settled the foothills with their ranches and farms. The town of Lyons, Colorado was founded in 1880 by Edward S. Lyon. He purchased 160 acres (0.6 km2) from H.F. and Isabelle Sawyer, noticing the potential to quarry out the red sandstone, outcroppings which offered easy quarrying access in the region. Lyon platted the town in 1881; it was incorporated in 1891. No record survives to account for the added “s” at the end of the town’s name.

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Colorado Rocky Mountain Autumn Canyon View

Boulder County Colorado front range canyon the "South St Vrain" beautiful autumn colors with the St Vrain River.

Boulder County Colorado front range canyon the “South St Vrain” beautiful autumn colors with the St Vrain River. Fine art Colorado nature landscape photography prints, decorative canvas prints, acrylic prints, metal prints, greeting cards and stock images by By James Bo Insogna (C) – All Rights Reserved.

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