Tag Archives: creativity

Getting Ready Images

 Sometimes people wonder how important the photos are of everyone getting ready for a wedding. To me, they are one of the most important parts of the day for two reasons. First, compared to the ceremony and reception, almost no one will be snapping photos while you are getting ready. Second, they are one of[more…]

Mark and Kristen’s Breckenridge, Colorado Wedding

Location: Breckenridge, Colorado Venue: Sapphire Point  Mark and Kristen had an exciting and intimate ceremony at Sapphire Point near Breckenridge, Colorado. High winds and cold weather did not deter from the beautiful ceremony with many family and friends in attendance. After there ceremony, the three of us went down to Breckenridge for some wedding photos[more…]

Anatomy of an Image #10

Summer Wedding Fun     I love creating images that allow the subjects’ personality to come through. That was completely the case with this image. Nate and Joy are one of the most fun playful couples I have ever known. In fact they even met “playing” while mountain biking with mutual friends in Moab, Utah.  They[more…]

Personal Work: Ice and Light

  I love May when the ice on Lake Dillon near my home starts to melt. But before the ice can completely melt, it usually breaks up first. When this happens the ice get’s pushed around the surface of the water and can end up in big piles on the edges of the lake. In[more…]

Diane and Joe’s Basalt, Colorado Wedding

Diane and Joe’s Basalt, Colorado Wedding Venue: Aspen High Mountain RanchLocation: Basalt, ColoradoDiane and Joe are high school teachers that love to spend their summer’s fishing. In fact, they own Sasquatch Fly Fishing Adventures, out of Estes Park. They spent an afternoon in Estes this summer teaching Carin and I how to fly fish and[more…]

Janet and Rob’s Cincinnati Wedding

Location: Cincinnati, OhioVenue: Taft Museum  I new Rob through climbing, rafting, and general outdoor adventures.  I have photographed him before for National Geographic Adventure, Outside, and other magazines and climbing websites, but I was still honored when he and his fiance trusted me to photograph a more formal event like their wedding in a city[more…]

Who do you shoot for?

Are you photographing for you or your client? If you ask most wedding photographers who they are shooting for, they will undoubtedly respond, “The client, of course.”  If that is your mindset, I hope you take the next few minutes to read this post and allow me to change the way you think about wedding[more…]

Kristin and Mike’s Breckenridge, Colorado Wedding

Location: Breckenridge, ColoradoVenue and Catering: High Country Lodge I love Breckenridge in April.  April offers the best of both worlds; warmer spring days and still plenty of snow for skiing.  Because the weather in Breckenridge this time of year can easily go from a 60 degree day to a winter snow storm in the blink of an[more…]

Wedding photos that matter

 It is easy as a photographer to get lost in the process of photography and forget what really matters when it comes to the wedding images. At the typical wedding we bring assistants, second photographers, and tens of thousands of dollars in cameras and lenses in order to create the perfect image. I do believe[more…]