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2014 Senior Portraits | Dodging the Rain

September 28, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
There’s an old saying in Colorado, “If you don’t like the weather, wait a few minutes.” The unusually wet summer we had was a challenge for outdoor portrait photography, but it also had its benefits. The challenge, of course, was the rain. During a senior photoshoot with Rieli at Stern Park in Littleton, Colorado, we had to dodge the raindrops, an...
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Blue Wolves Softball

August 24, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
“You spend your life gripping a softball, then you realize it’s been the other way around the whole time.” – Author unknown. This summer I had the pleasure of photographing some ‘game action’ photos for my daughter’s softball team. It was inspirational watching these players put in the time, talent, and hard work for this game. Each girl brought...
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Denver at Night

May 21, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
I’ve lived near Denver most of my life. I’ve seen it change significantly over the years - the elimination of the old 15th Street viaduct; the rebirth of Lower Downtown (LoDo) where once it was warehouse district occupied by mostly the homeless; and of course, Coors Field at 20th and Blake, surrounded by a vibrant mix of bars, restaurants, shops, a...
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Bruin Spirits, Inc. | Using Aperture and Focal Length

April 03, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
I recently shot some photography for Bruin Spirits, Inc., a retail liquor store serving Parker, Colorado and the surrounding areas. In addition to the usual interior and exterior shots, I photographed some of their shelf product and experimented with using wider apertures (f5.6, f4, f2.8) for minimum depth of field to maximize the background blur,...
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Rebecca | Senior Portraits

February 13, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
This session was fantastic! Fresh snow, nice scenery, great company, and a lot of fun! Rebecca was my first photo portrait session of 2014, and the temps were a scorching 30 degrees! But she seemed un-phased by the conditions. Being an avid snowboarder, she was definitely in her comfort zone the day of our shoot near Roxborough Park. Also, she is...
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