HIGHLANDS RANCH, CO -- Wind Crest retirement community resident Bill Carlson has published "Delicate Lily Pads to Sculptured Peaks -- Landscape Photography with Verse Impressions from North America, Scandinavia, and New Zealand" (Outskirts Press).
Carlson's career in geology led him to photography. While performing field and management assignments for oil, mining and utility companies, he became cognizant of the intricate landforms and abstract patterns in Nature.
The desire to capture what he saw became difficult to ignore and he began taking photographs with both 120 and 35mm format film cameras.
His color photograph "Dock" received first place recognition in a field of 6,000 International entries, a competition sponsored by the Famous Photographers School, Westport, Connecticut, and the Hartford Insurance Company.