Woman standing near North Creek Clear Falls

PHOTOGRAPHY REFRAMED: Re-Defining What Really Makes a Million Dollar Shot

In the Mystic San Luis Valley, a million dollar shot is not just a pretty landscape. Sure, we have some of the most incredible scenery in the world, but to us, a million dollar shot brings every unique moment to life.


See Your Photos in a New Light

At what point are you satisfied with your photo? When the light is perfect? When no-one is blinking in the group shot? Or, is it the moment you think to yourself “this is the one I will upload later?”

When you visit Colorado, it’s tempting to snap everything you see, but we’re asking you to take a minute and ask why — why is it important to take so many photos of the same thing? Because in the rush to take photos, we may be missing the beauty of each moment.

Get in the Zone

Mystic San Luis Valley photo map

This page is in honor of Jeremy Elliott who shared his beautiful Colorado photography to inspire future travelers.