Where: Colorado’s contrast of colors is displayed on Kebler Pass in September between the changing Aspen leaves and the mountain snow, as caught in this snapshot taken by senior associate editor Daliah Singer.
Where: Come fall, people tend to look up at the changing aspens, but in this autumn shot, senior editor Natasha Gardner focused down, toward the changing colors of the grasses in Rocky Mountain National Park.
Where: Air Force’s mascot (known simply as “the bird”) dives into the Falcons football stadium. Senior editor Natasha Gardner took this during an Air Force football game. Tip: Watch the Falcons take on the Navy Midshipmen on October 4.
Where: From a bridge over calm water, features editor Lindsey B. Koehler photographed the changing autumn leaves falling into the Arkansas River near Salida, Colorado.
Where: Features editor Lindsey B. Koehler caught the vibrant colors along the Gunnison River just outside of the Blue Mesa Reservoir during a drive to Telluride.
Where: Features editor Lindsey B. Koehler took a detour from Ridgeway to Telluride on the unpaved Last Dollar Road, and stopped to snap a picture of the changing aspen leaves and the bluebird Colorado sky.
Where: Assistant editor Daliah Singer took a quick break from covering the Crested Butte Film Festival in September last year to take in the Peanut Lake/Lower Loop trail and the changing aspens.
Where: Senior editor Natasha Gardner stopped to grab this picture of some cows at the Colorado State Fair (the summer version of the National Western Stock Show). The fair began as a horse show in 1869, before Colorado was a state, and runs from August 22 to September 1, 2014.