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Progress

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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 and harder to make my images the best it can be. When I got […]

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Snow-deo!

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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 rodeo excitement. The National Western Stock Show hosted Rodeo All Star and a […]

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Print Comp College

“I just bought a professional camera, do I need classes?” Post on social media this morning, lol. Hmm, I’ve owned cameras and studied photography since I was a kid. I have actually studied photography most of my life. I absolutely LOVE learning more and more and improving my skills. Yesterday I attended Larry Adkins, Master […]

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My Passion for Photography

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I absolutely love what I do and my photography has been a lifelong passion. The idea of “Going Pro,” actually hanging out my shingle and offering my services to the public was enticing but I was genuinely concerned that it would take the joy out of it. Photography couldn’t turn into a “Boring Job.” I […]

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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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