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Live Music

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Live music nurtures my soul. I love concerts. Red Rocks, the Paramount, the Rialto, the Bluebird, county fairs, rodeos or little “dive bars” we have a large variety of venues. Our area has some great music venues. Over Christmas I got to see Tim Elliott play Captain Archie’s on the waterfront at North Myrtle Beach. […]

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A Star Is Born

A Star Is Born 2018 I’m super selective about movies.  Yesterday I took a movie break and went to the 2018 movie, A Star Is Born.  I absolutely loved the 1976 version of A Star Is Born with Barbara Streisand and Kris Kristofferson.  But I have to admit Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga did a […]

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PPC Print Comp is in the books!

PPC Print Comp is in the books! Yesterday I sat in a dark room watching 199 images go by and be judged at the Professional Photographers of Colorado’s Annual Convention and Print Comp.  It was the first time I had competed in PPC’s print comp and only my second print comp ever.  It was fascinating […]

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Colorado Print Comp

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Colorado Print Comp is Here! Last night at midnight was the deadline for entries in Professional Photographers of Colorado’s Print Competition.  I was hoping to enter 10 images.  I got 9 ready and entered in time.  That’s still 5 more than I was able to enter at IPPA in Utah so we’ll call it progress. […]

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Classes and Prep for Print Comp

Classes and Prep for Print Comp Today I’m reflecting on recent classes and preparing for PPC Print Comp.  Last month I drove up to Jen Hargrove’s studio in WY for her class on preparing for print comp.  It was just in time to enter IPPA’s Print Comp, my first pro photography competition.  It was enlightening […]

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Nitty Gritty Dirt Band @ The Paramount

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The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band @ The Paramount 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 […]

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IPPA Print Competition

IPPA Print Competition judging was today.  It was my first time ever entering images into a PPA affiliate Print Comp.  I entered 4 images and got my first taste of how PPA competitions work.  It was exhilarating to see the title of my first entry appear in the “Upcoming Image” list.  Watching the judge’s scoring […]

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1st Print Competition!

I did it!  I entered 4 images in IPPA’s Print Competition this morning.  Judging happens tomorrow and Monday.  Huge thanks to Jen Hargrove for helping get me to this point after only knowing me for 6 months.  I met her by taking her Dog Portraits class in April.  In 6 months time here we are […]

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Engagement Photos

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DO WHAT YOU LOVE AND YOU’LL NEVER WORK A DAY IN YOUR LIFE.” CONFUCIUS Truer words were never spoken. Photography is an absolute joy to me. I often climb rocks on top of the world, ride horses into the back country, 4-wheel into remote areas, go down to boat run across streams, climb over a […]

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Wildlife Photography

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My strength is my willingness to go the extra mile, spend a little extra energy and imagination to get you not just shots that record the event, but images that bring out an emotional response and transport you back to that very moment. I capture the adventurous spirit in my subjects. I shoot a wide […]

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