Mazel Tov!

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It was such an honor to be the photographer for Emma’s Bat Mitzvah a few weeks ago.  I have known Emma since the day she was born, and have watched with sheer admiration as she’s grown into the wonderful person she is today. Her Bat Mitzvah celebration, held in a three story loft in downtown Denver, was as unique as Emma herself and was filled with love, family, & even a little magic.   Mazel Tov Emma!

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Chalk One Up For Art

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We spent a marvelous morning on the streets of Denver for the annual Chalk Art Festival.  This event features more than 200 professional and amateur artists who spend hours on their hands and knees over the course of two days, transforming Larimer Square into a bright and colorful street museum, adorned in vivid pastel chalks.

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Personal Project 2017: Black & White

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This year I’ve taken on a personal project to push myself creatively by exploring black & white photography.  First up: a rare use of studio lighting… made even more rare because this is a #selfie.

Ought to be an interesting year…

What to Wear: Family Holiday Session

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‘Tis the season for family holiday sessions!

One question I’m often asked is how to dress for a family portrait.  I always have the same response: Remember you are not a team, you’re a family.  This is my simple way of saying please, please, please do not arrive all wearing the same thing!  Nothing screams ‘awkward family photo’ more than everyone wearing the exact same shirt and matching pants.  You know what I’m talking about:  black long sleeve shirt/blue jeans, white button down shirt/khaki pants, or any variety of matching stripe/check/Hawaiian print, etc.  Admit it, we all see those combinations showing up on the holiday cards we receive each year… am I right? Continue reading