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Cole’s Senior Photos

  In addition to changing leaves, sweaters, and watching people get excited about pumpkin spice everything, my favorite thing about fall is senior portrait photography. Cole and his mother came to me a few months ago with some photo ideas. Cole is from Wisconsin, and really wanted to get some photos that captured the Colorado[more…]

Sarah and Tyler’s Breckenridge, Colorado Wedding

Vendors Venue: Ten Mile Station, Breckenridge, Colorado Wedding Planner: As You Wish (www.asyouwishcolorado.com) Flowers: Bloom, Breckenridge, Colorado (www.bloomflowershop.com) Hair Stylist: The Chooping Block, Breckenridge, Colorado (thechoppingblocksalonbreck.com) Band: Narrow Guage (www.narrowgaugecountry.com) Horse Drawn Carriage: Breckenridge Stables (breckstables.com) Bakery/Cake: Sugar (www.sugarbreck.com) Rentals: Colorado Tents and Events (www.tentsandevents.com) Shuttles: Colorado Mountain Express (www.coloradomountainexpress.com) Sarah and Tyler live in[more…]

Glacier National Park Model Shoot

Sometimes I like to try new ideas or create images that might be a little to abstract or unusual for most couples. For these ideas I like working with friends and models to try to create more abstract images. As many of you know, I spent many years as a professional nature and landscape photographer.[more…]

Anatomy of an Image #13: Dynamic Imagery

  Creating Dynamic Images I am going a slightly different direction with this Anatomy of an Image post, because I am sharing 14 images from seven different weddings. The idea occurred to me when someone in a wedding photography forum noted how all the images photographers post seem to be very different then what you[more…]

Angie and Danielle’s Arapahoe Basin Wedding

Ceremony Venue: Black Mountain Lodge, Arapahoe BasinReception Venue: Kickapoo Tavern, Keystone Colorado  Angie and Danielle came to me about photographing their small intimate wedding ceremony at the top of Arapahoe Basin’s Black Mountain Lodge. The intermittent afternoon rain made for some really amazing photographs with the changing cloud cover.  It also provided some much needed[more…]

Anatomy of an Image #6

Refelections   I am always on the lookout for interesting or unusual compositions.  This image was shot on a hotel patio where the wedding was held earlier that afternoon.  When I saw the glass partition around the patio during the day, I thought there might be a a chance of using it to capture some[more…]

Anatomy of an Image #5

Father and Daughter Outside of the Church  I mentally build my images in terms of layers.  I often start my images from the stand point of light.  If I have good light, then I look for a good background, something that frames and brings out the subject.  Then I place the subject into the light,[more…]

In Defense of Film

I was one of the early adopters of digital photography, way back in 2005. It was a simpler time then. A new Batman movie starring Christian Bale was about to be released. George Bush was president. The U.S. was involved in wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. A new invention called the iPod had only been[more…]