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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…]

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…]

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…]

Anatomy of an Image #1

Anatomy of an Image I decided to start writing a serious of blog entries describing the thought process of what goes into a single image from a wedding shoot. I want readers to understand where I was coming from creatively and what went into the image technically. My goal is to explain an image every[more…]

Favorite Wedding Images from 2012

As each year wraps up, I like to take a look back at all of the weddings we photographed and pick some of my favorite images.  As usual, I ended up picking images that were a little different than most, but ones that I felt were either great shots, fun, or just a little quirky.[more…]

I Can Order Beer in 10 Languages

  My wife, Carin, and I really enjoy traveling.  I wish I was one of those cultured individuals that could carry on a conversation in dozens of languages as I traveled the world.  Sadly, that just isn’t the case. What I can do is go is order beer in Mandarin Chinese, Nepali, German, French, Tibetan, Spanish (both[more…]

Destination Weddings: Backing up in the Field

Importance of Backing up One of my biggest fears would be to somehow lose someone’s wedding photos while en route back to Colorado from where ever their destination wedding was. About a year ago, I wrote a very in depth blog entry regarding  image backup and protection in the office. Of course that requires that the images[more…]

Lindsay and Jim’s wedding at the V3 Ranch in Breckenridge, CO

Venue: The V3 Ranch Catering: Ridge Street Kitchen I have to say, I really like Jim and Lindsay right of the bat.  We had a lot in common.  For starters, just like my wife and I, Jim and Lindsay are also from the Chicago suburbs.  Jim is a chemical engineer, and Lindsay is a school[more…]

Chris and Heather’s Vail, Colorado Wedding

Chris and Heather’s Vail, Colorado Wedding Hometown: Frisco, Co Venue: The Donovan Pavillion Caterer: All Seasons Catering Videography: Susan Metcalf Video   Heather and Chris live in the next town over from me.  They had a gorgeous wedding at the Donovan Pavilion in Vail. I loved this couple’s laid back attitude, while still managing to do a lot[more…]