It was the Spring of 2004, I had just moved to Colorado in 2001 and was living in Canon City which sits just 12 miles from the famous Royal Gorge Bridge overlooking the Arkansas River turned into a theme park. At that time, there was a second attraction that sat next to the bridge--Buckskin Joe,... Continue Reading →
"Wait, whaaaaaattt?" That doesn't sound like what you would expect nowadays with all the technology available, the Sony, the Canon, the Nikon. Have you seen the mirrorless? "Next you'll say you're not going to put them online." Yes, that would be my preference, to deliver you actual photographs printed and framed and in leather photo... Continue Reading →
Four. (4). Just 1+1+1+1. I've been going out with the Graflex Speed Graphic and Ebony 4x5 with the purpose of making photographs. But not some unknown number of photographs, four photographs. Just four. Can you imagine going out and shooting only four photographs? Just four exposures? I only bring two film holders. Yesterday, (I'm only... Continue Reading →
It's a wonder to me that anyone would discard or sell their family photographs, but it happens time and again. I was at a local estate sale yesterday and saw a tackle box full of slide film from the 1970s in boxes and couldn't help but want to have them for my snapshot collection. You... Continue Reading →
I have a difficult time making photographs sometimes. It's because I know what I want a photograph to do, how I want it to look composition-ally, or story-wise, or just the right light. And when those don't come together in some combination, I don't fire the shutter. It just sits, idle, waiting. I'm reading a... Continue Reading →
I live in Colorado, and while nature is pretty and mountains are beautiful, I'm not drawn to photographing trees, lakes and landscapes. I like people. It's because I've been a photojournalist my whole life, and for me it's much more exciting to photograph a spirited interaction between a couple, a kiss, a funny face, a... Continue Reading →
I have a dilemma. I love to create photographs, lasting memories, beautiful portraits of people of all ages. But people don’t commission portraits anymore. An occasional high school senior portrait, because those are due. But the rest of the time, the rest of the family, nah! We’re living in a time when our phone camera... Continue Reading →
One of the greatest things about living in Colorado is the beer. But the next best thing is the scenery! Wow! With that in mind, and the holidays upon us, please consider a purchase of a NATURE PHOTOGRAPH for someone for a gift. Or for yourself. Colorado Nature Photography Gallery Thank you!