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Holiday Shopping Time

Holiday Shopping Time

Thanksgiving is coming quickly and shopping is getting harder and harder to find that unique gift for a loved one, friend, neighbor, or coworker. I have plenty of unique photo gifts that you will want to take a look at and jump on for this holiday season. I have just added more photos to my […]

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One on One Workshops Available

One on One Workshops Available

Have you recently purchased your first DSLR and fumbling around on how to get the most out of it? Have you been frustrated that your images on your phone look better than that expensive camera you bought? No worries. I am here to help. If you are in the Golden, Colorado area, we can meet […]

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Star Wars Disney Infinity Reimagined

Star Wars Disney Infinity Reimagined

When I first saw the Disney Infinity toys for video game systems, I was intrigued. But, I never got them. After the first two series were out, I was tempted to buy some of the Avengers figures, but it was not until after series three with Star Wars came out and Disney ended support for the Infinity system that I jumped.

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Etsy Store Now Open

Etsy Store Now Open

I have opened an Etsy store to sell wildlife photos and other art photos to a broader group of customers. Be sure to check it out and share it with your friends and family. I am moving back into full time photography as quickly as I can and your support would be greatly appreciated. If […]

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Published My First Book

Published My First Book

I have been working on this for years. Close to ten years. And it has finally come to fruition. I published on Apple iBooks an “Introduction to Sports Photography.” It covers how to select gear, build a portfolio, and how to gain credentials the right way. It also covers major sports, indoor and out, from […]

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2017 CHSAA Football Poudre at Pomona

2017 CHSAA Football Poudre at Pomona

The first round of the CHSAA 5A football playoffs visited the NAAC in Arvada, Colorado when Poudre traveled to face Pomona. Unfortunately for Poudre, they had suffered a tragedy prior to the game when a player was killed in an auto accident following a team function. But with heavy hearts they played, and played hard. […]

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2017 CHSAA Football George Washington at Standley Lake

2017 CHSAA Football George Washington at Standley Lake

Standley Lake hosted George Washington High for the second game of the double header on November 3, which was also the final game of the regular season to be played at the NAAC in Arvada, Colorado. Normally, going into a game like this, I would have said that Lake would have no problem, but the […]

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2017 CHSAA Football Eaglecrest at Arvada West

2017 CHSAA Football Eaglecrest at Arvada West

On November 3, there was a double header football game at the NAAC in Arvada, Colorado to end the regular season. The Arvada West Wildcats hosted the Eaglecrest Raptors in the first game of the double header, and with a beautiful, sunny day, and a 4:00 start time, I was excited to, for the first […]

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2017 CHSAA Football Rocky Mountain at Ralston Valley

2017 CHSAA Football Rocky Mountain at Ralston Valley

My second time out with my new Canon 300mm 2.8 IS version I was a football game at the NAAC in Arvada, Colorado between Rocky Mountain and Ralston Valley. It was a fun game to shoot, and I think I am getting myself dialed in with this lens. Ralston Valley had little problem with Rocky […]

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2017 CHSAA Football Heritage at Golden

2017 CHSAA Football Heritage at Golden

On Friday, October 27, Heritage visited the NAAC in Arvada, Colorado to take on the Golden Demons. The last time these two teams faced off, Heritage blew Golden out. This was the frist time out for me with the basically brand new Canon 300mm F2.8 L USM IS Series I lens and I was blown […]

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2017 CHSAA Football Chaparral at Pomona

2017 CHSAA Football Chaparral at Pomona

And it was bound to happen. My first, and hopefully only, football snow game of the season. Chaparral visited the NAAC in Arvada, Colorado to take on the Pomona Panthers on a snowy October 26. The Panthers were ranked #3 in the state and Chaparral came in ranked 10th. It was snowing hard. Grounds crew […]

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2017 CHSAA Boys Soccer Steamboat Springs at Golden

2017 CHSAA Boys Soccer Steamboat Springs at Golden

A first round soccer game between Steamboat Springs and Golden took place at the NAAC in Arvada, Colorado on October 25. Golden needed the win to move on in the soccer playoffs, but good defense by both teams and a long shot aided by the wind would decide this match. Steamboat Springs received a first […]

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2017 CHSAA Football Fruita Monument at Standley Lake

2017 CHSAA Football Fruita Monument at Standley Lake

MaxPreps posted these backwards, so my blog is out of order. The football game posted earlier, Mountain Vista at Pomona, was actually the second game. Anyway,¬†Fruita Monument traveled to the NAAC in Arvada, Colorado to take on Standley Lake. The game was one sided with¬†Fruita Monument dominating the Gators 42-8. But the game was not […]

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2017 CHSAA Football Mountain Vista at Pomona

2017 CHSAA Football Mountain Vista at Pomona

Here is the post for the Mountain Vista and Pomona football game from October 20 at the NAAC in Arvada, Colorado. Sorry it took so long to upload. Last weeks at the condo set me back on my posts. So I have about 6 to make up. Here is the first of many to come […]

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2017 CHSAA Football Rocky Mountain at Arvada West

2017 CHSAA Football Rocky Mountain at Arvada West

Sorry this has taken a while to get posted. In the middle of changing my living situation and the blog has had to take a back seat for a couple days. On Thursday I shot a double header. The first game is here, but the second game was between Rocky Mountain and Arvada West, also […]

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2017 CHSAA Football Rangeview at Ralston Valley

2017 CHSAA Football Rangeview at Ralston Valley

What a day. Thursday saw two football games, and on top of that, it was my first run at football with the Canon 7D Mark II with my 120-300mm f2.8 lens on it, and a new to me Canon 1D Mark IV with a new to me 70-200mm f2.8 IS lens. What a combo… The […]

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2017 CHSAA Boys Soccer Green Mountain at Wheat Ridge

2017 CHSAA Boys Soccer Green Mountain at Wheat Ridge

Wednesday came with a treat in multiple ways. I shot the Green Mountain and Wheat Ridge soccer game with a new Canon 7D Mark II and man, what a difference it makes in low light. I had a lot of fun my first day out with it. It was a beautiful day for soccer, in […]

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2017 CHSAA Boys Soccer Ralston Valley at Arvada West

2017 CHSAA Boys Soccer Ralston Valley at Arvada West

After the Friday Ralston Valley football win over Arvada West, I shot the same to schools on the soccer pitch at the NAAC in Arvada, Colorado. I love soccer this time of year. At least the first half of the games. The lighting is beautiful. Then the sun goes down and it gets much harder. […]

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2017 CHSAA Football Ralston Valley at Arvada West

2017 CHSAA Football Ralston Valley at Arvada West

On Friday night at the NAAC in Arvada, Colorado, the Ralston Valley Mustangs took on the home team Arvada West Wildcats. A battle of the 5A Mt. Wilson football conference, Arvada West was favored to win. The local NBC station deemed the contest the game of the week and were there to cover it, and […]

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2017 CHSAA Boys Soccer Arvada West at Chatfield

2017 CHSAA Boys Soccer Arvada West at Chatfield

On Thursday, temperatures reached well over 70 and it was just gorgeous. The Arvada West Wildcats visited the NAAC in Arvada, Colorado to take on the home team Chatfield Chargers. Yes, the NAAC is like two miles from Arvada West and Chatfield is from Littleton, Colorado, which is quite a distance from the field. Makes […]

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2017 CHSAA Boys Soccer Green Mountain at Standley Lake

2017 CHSAA Boys Soccer Green Mountain at Standley Lake

The game that was postponed Monday due to snow was played on Wednesday. The Standley Lake Gators hosted Green Mountain at the NAAC in Arvada, Colorado. Compared to Monday, the weather was 180 degree turn. Instead of snow, it was sunny and beautiful. The game went back and forth in the first half, but it […]

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2017 CHSAA Boys Soccer Dakota Ridge at Arvada West

2017 CHSAA Boys Soccer Dakota Ridge at Arvada West

Monday’s game was postponed to Wednesday because of seven inches of snow on the field, but Tuesday, the weather was great and the snow melted enough for Arvada West to host Dakota Ridge for a soccer game at the NAAC in Arvada, Colorado. Tuesday’s weather was warmer, but when the sun went down, it got […]

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2017 CHSAA Football Castle View at Ralston Valley

2017 CHSAA Football Castle View at Ralston Valley

The second game of a Friday night double header football game at the NAAC in Arvada had Castle View visit to take on Ralston Valley. It was RV’s homecoming game, and the strong winds from the first game calmed down some, but not much. And with the sun down, those winds turned cold. Ralston Valley […]

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2017 CHSAA Football Chatfield at Golden

2017 CHSAA Football Chatfield at Golden

What a Friday night. Double header at the NAAC in Arvada, Colorado that started with a match-up between Chatfield and Golden. It was sunny, but boy-howdy, was it windy. I am not talking kite flying wind, I am talking hurricane force wind. Steady winds of about 40 to 50 mph with gusts exceeding 70 mph. […]

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