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.

A feast for the eyes! Continue reading

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…

Autumn Light

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“There is a particular kind of afternoon sun that exists only in autumn. A golden light drapes itself over the world of that hour. It falls through the afternoon sky, fine and faint as a swirl of smoke caught in the wind, nearly transparent. So sweet, that light, insisting softly, goldly against the windows.”

Sneak Peek :: Maddie

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Meet Maddie.  Easy-going & personable, Maddie wins the award this year for the quickest turn around between the date she first contacted me and the date we did her senior session:  one week!  That is a rarity this time of year, but she was anxious to squeeze her session in before school started and I just happened to have a time slot open that fit into her schedule.  It’s awesome when things work out that way!

Because Maddie wanted a natural setting and she was scheduled for late afternoon, I anticipated a full-sun scenario where we’d be working primarily in the shade or capturing backlit images.  However Mother Nature had her own thoughts, Continue reading