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20 Years.

Thinking of loved ones and our life in Oklahoma City today on the 20th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing, and praying for peace. (See more images of the Oklahoma City National Memorial in my original post.)

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Arches National Park (Bloomington-Normal, IL Photographer)

When Nathan, Rawley, Eiger, Chappelle and I moved from Cheyenne to Phoenix (before we moved to Illinois – confused yet? So am I), we made a worthwhile pit stop in Moab, Utah. We rested up, ate and drank at Moab … Continue reading

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Nursery Theme Ideas: Camping, Mountains, and Travel (Part 2)

Since Rawley’s nursery is going to be packed up into boxes again next week, I realized I better post camping- and travel- themed nursery ideas, Part 2! We want our little man to love the mountains as much as we do, and … Continue reading

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Medium Format Film Photography Series Part 2: Garden of the Gods (Phoenix Fine Art Photographer)

Last week, I posted medium format photography images from Acadia National Park and Ogunquit, Maine in Part 1 of this series. In today’s Part 2, I’ve posted fine art photos made in Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs, Colorado, when … Continue reading

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Medium Format Film Photography Series: New England / Acadia National Park (Phoenix Fine Art Photographer)

My 120mm film has been piling up in recent years, but I am finally catching up! I shoot 120mm / medium format photography with my Rolleicord. This is the first in a series of posts I’ll share in the coming … Continue reading

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“Donkey in Sonoita” Published in Black and White Magazine (Cheyenne Fine Art Photographer)

I recently achieved a long time goal: getting an image published in Black and White magazine, one of the best magazines for photographers. I was particularly proud that the image they selected for publication is one of my medium format … Continue reading

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Nursery Theme Ideas: Camping, Mountains, and Travel (Part 1)

Now that we’ve settled into our new home in Cheyenne, I can finally share images from Rawley’s nursery! But first, a little background. We wanted a gender neutral nursery theme since we didn’t know whether we were having a boy … Continue reading

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Hiking with a GoPro Helmet Camera, Oklahoma Wichita Mountains

This weekend, Eiger went on his first hike with us in Oklahoma’s Wichita Mountain Wildlife Refuge. I left behind my DSLRs in favor of our much lighter iPhone, Leica, and new GoPro HD Hero Helmet Cam. If you’ve debated getting one … Continue reading

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Travel Guide: Best 4 New England Lobster Spots (Travel Photography)

I once lived in Boston with Amy while I attended grad school. That time was a really rich season of my life; I learned and grew and travelled a lot, and made great, lifelong friends (like Mary Catherine). I still miss New … Continue reading

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Two Months Later: Joplin Tornado Recovery Efforts

It’s been just over two months since the May 22, 2011 tornado that devastated an enormous swath of Joplin, including St. John’s Hospital. Shortly after the Joplin tornado, an F5 tornado struck Piedmont, OK. In both cases, reconstruction is slow, and much work … Continue reading

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Camping in Oklahoma: Talimena Scenic Byway, Ouachita National Forest, and Cowboy Burgers

I’ve mentioned before that Oklahoma may surprise you – it definitely has surprised us! Based on stereotypes, Nathan and I expected to find lots of dust and wind; not mountains and forests. We share a love of the mountains and have … Continue reading

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What Happened Last Night at Photo Slam

Last night I was honored to be among the 12 Oklahoma photographers that presented their work at the second Photo Slam, hosted by the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition and the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. Each Photo Slam participant had … Continue reading

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OKC or Bust #2: A Night in Sante Fe

On our road trip to OKC, we took a little detour to Sante Fe, New Mexico, as a way to honor our first anniversary which was otherwise consumed by our move. We absolutely loved this little southwestern town… all gussied … Continue reading

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OKC or Bust #1: Highway 40 Ride

What’s better than a road trip across the American Southwest? Last weekend, Nathan and I rolled out of Phoenix on Friday night to make our way to our new home in Oklahoma City. Our exhaustion from the logistics of the … Continue reading

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Travel: Before and After Marriage (Happy Anniversary to Us!)

Is the experience of travel best when you are alone, with friends, or with someone you love?  Hiking alone in Pitlochry, Scotland, 2000, & Hiking with Nathan in Klosters, Switzerland, 2010 When I lived in Romania, I travelled all over … Continue reading

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Portland Weekend

Earlier this fall, Nathan and I spent a fast weekend in Portland, Oregon. WE. LOVED. IT. I haven’t been there since high school, and I forgot what an AMAZING city it is. No trip there is complete without great coffee, … Continue reading

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Europe Trip #10: Last Miscellaneous Images!

A few more I had to share! In no particular order…. Munich Davos See the Jack Daniels bottle?   We laughed when we saw an Arizona Highways magazine in this coffee shop in Davos. Lauterbrunnen For Laughs Klosters Murren Kulmbach … Continue reading

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Europe Trip #9: Medium Format (Rolleicord)

I brought along my Rolleicord (medium format camera) to Europe. I used in-camera meter on my DSLR to meter exposure when needed. I am thrilled in particular with the quality of the color images – I used Kodak Extar (120) at … Continue reading

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Europe Trip #8: Faces

When traveling I always feel guilty for spying on people and taking their photos when they aren’t looking. Sometimes they catch me in the act, which happened in a few of these, but that can still make a good photo. … Continue reading

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Europe Trip #7: The Swiss Alps

If you go to Switzerland, make sure you actually go UP into the mountains. Viewing them from Interlaken alone is only 10% of the experience. The Alps are truly stunning. While they aren’t the highest mountains in the world in … Continue reading

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