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Happy Anniversary to Mari and Grace

Today is Mari and Grace’s third wedding anniversary.  Congratulations to an amazing couple. I have known them for quite a while, and in addition to their wedding, I have had the opportunity to photograph them on all sorts of adventures together.    

Jennifer and Said’s Denver, Colorado Wedding

  Venue: Denver Botanic GardensHair: Namaste, Aveda Concept SalonNails: 5th Avenue Nails, Cherry CreekBarber: Floyd’s 99Officiant: Micha Sturr, Wedlock Officiants   Jennifer and Said are an amazing couple. When I met them for their engagement session last year, they mentioned to me that they liked cycling, so we had that in common. It was only later[more…]

Progress in Marriage Equality

    In anticipation of Pridefest happening in Denver this weekend, it got me thinking of how far the fight for marriage equality has progressed in the U.S. since I photographed my first same-sex marriage in California five years ago. When same sex marriage was legalized in California in 2008, my wonderful friends MJ and[more…]

I am not a Rockstar

   Can you name a single photographer, alive or dead other than Ansel Adams? That is a question I ask my photography students. Often they can name one or two because they are studying photography, but if I posed that question to the general public, I wonder how many could name a photographer. I wonder how[more…]

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…]

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…]

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…]

My News Years Resolution

Happy New Year, everyone. OK, in addition to being less nerdy. I have some more serious resolutions for 2012. In addition to the usual resolutions such as to ski and ride my bike more, loose weight, and spend more time with my family, this year I want to pay special attention to my art.

Mari and Grace’s Denver Wedding

Ceremony: Denver City Park Reception: 910 Arts Gallery Couple’s Website: www.graceandmari.com/ Mari and Grace have been long time friends of Carin and I. I think one of their first dates was hiking with Carin and I around Boulder back in 2007. They joked about how well documented their relationship has been since I have often[more…]

Mari and Grace’s Engagement Session

When Mari and Grace asked me to photograph their engagement session photos in Denver I was excited. I have become known for my outdoor adventure photography, and it seems most couples want to do their engagement photos with me on mountain bikes or skis. Of course I am not complaining since I happen to jump[more…]