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The Lake City Brewing Company

February 11, 2020 - I first became aware of the Lake City Brewing Company when I was asked to supply prints for their new building a couple...
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Mountain Town Diaries

December 10, 2019 - I'll be the first to admit that I've had a challenging time recently. The accident (see last blog update) came on top of...
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New in Lake City, Colorado for 2018

July 16, 2018 - As many of you know, I had an unexpectedly busy start to the summer season in Lake City. Bookings for photo shoots flood...
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Wildfire Safety

June 12, 2018 - Fire has been a part of life in the wilderness long before humans discovered how to make it. Some trees and plants actua...
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Death in the San Juans

February 01, 2018 - In the natural world, the circle of life is evident everywhere. The four seasons, new plants, old trees, calves and cubs...
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Wilderness Wisdom

December 20, 2017 - Being a freelance photographer in a tiny mountain without a large network of contacts, I have to make my own luck. I wor...
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Colorful Colorado - Fall Colors in a Western Slope Mountain Town

October 18, 2017 - Fall enters with a whisper. It's almost something you can sense in the breeze. The first leaves to fall do so seemingly...
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New in 2017 - Lake City Landscapes!

June 03, 2017 - Unless you're one of the lucky few, it's difficult to make a living as a professional photographer. While my current loc...
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Greetings From Lake City - A Late Spring Photo Essay

April 27, 2017 - Mountain weather can be difficult to predict, and at no time is that more apparent than in spring, when winter and summe...
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Bears in Colorado

April 07, 2017 - Colorado is home to Ursus americanus - the American black bear. The last verified grizzly bear was shot 40 years ago, an...
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A Lake City Winter

March 23, 2017 - As I type, the sun is shining in between snow flurries on a late March morning, and I've already tidied my yard after se...
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2016 - A Colorado Photographer's Year

December 30, 2016 - At the end of each year I get a chance to review my output for the previous 12 months. I ensure I've archived everything...
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New in Lake City for 2016

May 29, 2016 - Photography as a profession is a struggle between making art and making money. The two seem to have little connection at...
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The Ute Ulay Mine and Henson Ghost Town

May 15, 2016 - This story begins with the discovery of the Ute and Ulay veins containing gold, silver, lead, copper and zinc back in 18...
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Relaunching a Photography Website

May 02, 2016 - As with any other art form, a photographer must continually strive to improve. Over the last few years, I've learned a v...
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Snow in Western Colorado

November 25, 2015 - The first snow of winter to fall in the valleys of the Western Slope can arrive without much warning. Even though it is...
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Winter Hiking in Colorado

November 18, 2015 - As fall becomes little more than a memory and the visitors leave for warmer, flatter places, the first taste of winter o...
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Winter Above Lake City Colorado

November 13, 2015 - As the last aspen leaves fall and the evening temperatures begin to drop, it's only a matter of time before the first sn...
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Fall Colors of Colorado

November 08, 2015 - Life in the Rocky Mountains can be hard. The winters are long and cold, spring can be muddy as the snow melts, the warmt...
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A Colorado Wilderness Photographer

June 27, 2015 - These days I go by several titles: wilderness photographer, landscape photographer, portrait photographer, wedding photo...
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Spring in the Mountains

May 10, 2015 - I may be biased, but I don't think that there is a bad time to be in the Rockies. It's easy to look at a photo and be im...
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New For 2015

March 16, 2015 - Last year was a very good one for me. I've grown both personally and professionally. I've learned more about myself and...
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5 Reasons To Visit Lake City, Colorado

February 03, 2015 - The small Colorado mountain town of Lake City lies in a secluded valley on the Western Slope. Surrounded by towering pea...
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How To Run Your First Ultra-Marathon

December 12, 2014 - Almost half a year ago, I spent the longest day of my life on the mountains of the San Juans around Lake City, Colorado.
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Walking in Wilderness

November 13, 2014 - The natural world has always been a source of fascination for me. Some of my earliest memories are of trees and rivers,...
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The Forest and the Spruce Beetle

October 29, 2014 - As some of you know, I spend a lot of time in the wilderness around Lake City - probably more than most. One fact is now...
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Why Aspen Leaves Change Color During Fall

September 02, 2014 - Have you ever wondered why aspens and other deciduous (seasonal leaf dropping) trees put on such an amazing display of c...
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Changing Seasons

August 26, 2014 - As you probably know by now, I spend a lot of time in the forests of Colorado, and I can't help noticing the minute and...
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2014 Lake City Ice Climbing Festival

February 09, 2014 - If you live in the mountains during winter, it can be a much more enjoyable time if you participate in a winter sport or...
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Life In A Small Mountain Town - Revisited

January 23, 2014 - Almost exactly two years ago, my plans became reality. I left a comfortable office job behind and threw everything into...
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2013 - A Year In Review

December 30, 2013 - One of the perks of being a photographer is that, when the time comes to look back on a year, I can view thousands of im...
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New for 2013

May 05, 2013 - 2013 has already been a busy year for me. I have many exciting things to share with you! First of all, let me show yo...
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Wildlife Conflict

March 20, 2013 - It is an unfortunate fact of life that where people choose to live, there are often problems with wildlife. Perhaps the...
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Life in a Small Mountain Town

February 28, 2013 - These days, most of us live in cities. Usually, the biggest problem is deciding which restaurant or mall to visit. Many...
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Ice Festivals

February 02, 2013 - Sometimes, you wait for weeks for a winter event and then two come along at once! At this time of year in the San Jua...
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Another Door Opens

December 29, 2012 - 2012 has been an important year for me. This was the first year that I've spent in the mountains that that I've chosen t...
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Transitions

July 07, 2012 - For the last few weeks, the threat of wildfire has loomed over my adopted home. Smoke drifted in the air from time to ti...
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