Colorado Photographer People On Location Commercial, Editorial, Photojournalism weddings
...in the viewfinder...
Hi. That's me up there ~ sans camera for a change.
I've been shooting since I was 17 years old, selling images to the local paper ~ 25+ years of being in the viewfinder.
I've shot alot of images in that span ~ through it all my favorite subject has been people.
I've been fortunate to have had an award-winning photojournalism career. During that time it seems like I photographed it all ~ life, death, joy, pain ~ the human experience. I don't regret a single click of the shutter. I loved what I did. The wealth of experiences is more than most people see in a lifetime.
Along the way I've been on some ripping helicopter rides, had some interesting balloon experiences, shot pro sports, celebrities, politicians, some guy named George Bush, shot in the city, in the saddle and hanging out of a chopper. Burning tankers, buildings and forests. Americans, Israelies, Palestenians, Russians, Ethiopians...and Texans.
Choosing to leave all that (hey, I never said anything about getting paid enough to eat!) and work for myself, I've been independent for more than a decade.
...they let him teach?!...
In addition to running my company, I teach photography at Colorado Mountain College, in Breckenridge. I teach Basic Photography and Documentary Photography, using outlines I wrote myself. Teaching provides me the opportunity to stay involved with black & white and photojournalism photography.
It's teaching that probably kept me in the business of photography. The more I did other styles of photography ~ architectural, product and the like ~ the more I realized what I do best is photograph people. As I taught my classes I found myself starting to shoot documentary images again.
This realization made me refocus all my photographic efforts toward shooting people on location. It is from this that LIT On Location was formed.
A LIT PRODUCTION, inc. • P.O. Box 1700 • Dillon, CO 80435 970.262.2006 • 888.LIT.FOTO (888.548.3686) On Colorado's Continental Divide...90 miles west of DIA on I-70
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ASMP (American Society of Media Photographers)