Are you an amateur or professional photographer visiting the Colorado Springs area who needs a guide to take you to some of the best places at the right times to get great shots? Are you on vacation and want to bring home photos that reflect what you truly saw on your trip? Do you want to make the most of your limited time and need the help of a local to get the photos you want? Hire 3 Peaks Photography for private, customized photo tours of one of the locations listed below. Need instruction? No problem. Just let us know if there’s a particular technique that you want to learn or practice, and we can accommodate your needs.
Garden of the Gods
Garden of the Gods is one of the most popular attractions in Colorado Springs, and it is a great location for sunrise photographs. You’ll be taken to areas of the park that you wouldn’t normally see on your own.
The Paint Mines Interpretive Park, near Calhan, CO is a unique location that provides excellent photographic opportunities throughout the year. The Paint Mines is known for its colorful hoodoos.
Westcliffe is a former mining town that is situated in the Wet Valley about 1.5 hours southwest of Colorado Springs. Westcliffe is an International Dark Sky Community, which makes it perfect for night-sky photography. The views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains from Westcliffe are spectacular.
Fountain Creek Regional Park is south of Colorado Springs and is one of the best locations in the area for birding.
Night Sky Photography
Private night-sky photography sessions can be arranged in Westcliffe, at the Paint Mines and in Ramah, CO by request. Sessions at the Paint Mines require a permit for an extra fee and would depend on permit availability. If you prefer a group session, please see the Westcliffe and Paint Mines workshop schedules.