May 2014 Santa Fe Art Walk – Denver, Colorado

The weather was beautiful and the people came out in full force to the monthly Denver, CO “First Friday” art walk on on Santa Fe. As always it presents a wonderful opportunity to photograph an eclectic group of people. Between the food vendor, street performers and galleries their is something …

B52 Bomber and Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum

      Having a free afternoon I decided to check out Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum. A very nice collection of civilian and military aircraft. The museum boasts a B52 bomber, F4 Phantom and various other aircraft. Various model aircraft as you enter the museum. The …

Senior Shoot With Danii

I had the pleasure of photographing Danii for her senior photos today. We did the shoot in the LoDo part of Denver. It was a fun shoot that lasted a little over an hour.   Want to see them full size, view them in the gallery. Need more information on …

Cheesman Park – A Shadow Boxer, A Couple Of Dancers And Some Colorado Hookers

Sometime you just need to make things happen. Bright middle of day sunshine which typically translate into horrible photography conditions. Luckily Cheesman Park in Denver, Colorado has an eclectic crowd which definitely salvaged the day. From a young man keeping in shape to the pair of ballroom dancers too the group …

Eva Longoria The Politician

If you have not heard, Maxim magazine named Eva Longoria “Woman of the Year”. I went back through my archives and dug up some images from the DNC convention in 2008 of a younger Eva. Enjoy!     The rest her stump speech images can be found here: Eva Longoria The …

Testing the Fuji X-E2 at high ISO

Tonight I put the Fuji X-E2 through its paces shooting in difficult lighting conditions at the 16th Street mall in downtown Denver, Colorado. All photos were taken at 1600 or 3200 ISO using Fuji’s 35mm with an aperture of f1.4. I must say that I was quite pleased with the …

Fall Foliage Portraits

With the leaves on the ground this may have been the last weekend to do any fall portraits with some foliage. I didn’t have any shoots this Saturday afternoon so I decided to take my four year old son Spencer out to Denver’s Cheesman Park. I had driven through before …

Shiprock, New Mexico

Photographing Shiprock, New Mexico was a rare opportunity for me because of its remote location of the rock formation. Shiprock is located within the borders of a Navajo Indian reservation about an hour’s drive from Farmington, New Mexico.  I had always wanted to photograph it after being inspired by Mitch …

Senior Portrait Session With Troy At Red Rocks

I had the opportunity to photograph this handsome young man this week for his senior portrait. These images were created in the late afternoon at Red Rocks Park in Morrison, CO. Awesome lighting created with studio lighting on location! Red Rocks has some fabulous backgrounds, I just love this look. Another …

Why proper lighting matters and why available light photographers often suck!

Why proper lighting matters and why available light photographers often suck! When you look at a magazine ad or ads on the web, do you wonder how awesome it would be to be photographed like that? It is done by controlling light along with other factors. But for now I …

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