The Art of the Snapshot (We’re Still Making Them Today!)

A couple of friends over for a BBQ bumping elbows. I have a love for old snapshots. There's something special about those photos that aren't meant for the gallery wall, that aren't going to win awards, but are just simply destined for the photo album--the "open-the-pages-and-reminisce book" that we used to create all the time... Continue Reading →

Making Family Photographs and Annie Leibovitz’s Way

There were many people online panning Annie Leibovitz's Master Class, saying she just talks a lot and doesn't give enough information about her process. I was gifted a year of Master Class from a friend and watched a few of the opening episodes and thought they were okay, but they didn't leave me wanting to... Continue Reading →

No Reply At All

I was listening to Genesis' song, No Reply At All, and it reminded me of one of the toughest thing about being a photographer--when you reach out to someone with a special photograph and they never respond. And there's no reply at all. There's no reply at all. There's no reply at all. No reply... Continue Reading →

The One That Got Away

It's always been this way to some extent, but it seems more than ever we live in a time where people take advantage of other people. To get ahead, to make money, for some selfish reason. It's why racism exists and it's the means of capitalism. It's created a culture of distrust, suspicion and fear.... Continue Reading →

Some Things You Just Do

Some things you do for money To make a living, to eat, to keep the lights on. Some things you do for the art of it. Not everything has to be monetized. That’s why I make portraits of folks 70+ on Mondays In my Longmont photo studio at no cost. Because I can. Because it’s... Continue Reading →

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