After living in Colorado almost 40 years, I finally made an old dream come true by getting to photograph the National Western Stock Show professionally. In 2019 I volunteered to work for the NWSS. After working the Rodeo All-Stars event and the Denver County Fair, I was definitely looking forward to getting to participate in the main event.
The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band returned to Colorado last night to the absolute delight of their devoted fans including me. The beautiful Paramount Theater was packed in what looked to be a sold out show. Colorado LOVES the Dirt Band and the feeling is mutual! Although the Dirt Band originated in California in ’66, these guys have a lot of history here in Colorado.
This morning we had our first hard frost, confirming that Fall is indeed in the air. Nature has a way of slowing us down due to the shorter days, cooler temps, Fall’s colorful leaves all signal chillier times are heading our way. What do you do in the Fall? Drink Pumpkin Spice drinks? Dig out your sweaters and hoodies? I take gorgeous pictures.
One Year's Progress I absolutely love what I do. Photography is so subjective. People’s tastes are all unique. Photographers have to have general guides as to what makes a great image versus a sub-par image. Those guidelines are the 12 Elements of
Progress I’ve always been my own most harsh critic. Everyone says, “Progress, not perfection.” But one of my camera straps states my mantra, “Striving for Perfection.” Progress is wonderful but it only happens when I keep pushing, keep learning, keep trying harder
Snow-deo Colorado rodeo season doesn’t shy away from a little Springtime weather. If it snows during a rodeo is it a Snow-deo? I may have been a little frozen when that idea crossed my mind. This weekend was filled with indoor and outdoor