Posts Tagged ‘denver’

Birthday of a Muse

Birthday of a Muse

Today is the birthday of  my friend Felix. I met Felix for coffee today and we talked about photography, our history as friends and our futures. For years, Felix was my main model. Any time I wanted to shoot photos, he was there, ready and willing.  He was open to new ideas and often had […]


Line of Fortune

Line of Fortune

Today we took a long walk with the dog in River Front Park. I knew that I was looking for imagery for today’s blog but I wasn’t sure what I was looking for. I shot photos of broken glass, a lone brave kid standing in the cherry creek and details of a public art piece […]


Mamiya, I miss you.

Mamiya, I miss you.

As an artist, I’ve always felt the pull of self portraits.  I get so comfortable behind the camera, it makes it easier to photograph myself when I’m holding one of my favorites. I love my Mamiya 645. It’s a classic medium format camera with sturdy design and beautiful optics. I love the sound of the […]


Cal

Cal

This image was created from a detail of a painting by artist, Cal Duran. I really love the narrow field of focus and creepy feel of this image. I shot it on Tri-X film with my Canon Eos 1N.


Driftwood Motel

Driftwood Motel

This photo was part of a series of photographs I did based on Colfax Ave. in Denver.  Colfax is known for it’s neon, motels and used car lots. The Driftwood Motel is located close to the border of Denver and Aurora.


Martini Time

Martini Time

This photo of model, Stephen Montez was taken as part of a fashion layout for Metromode Magazine.


Martini Time

This photo of model, Stephen Montez was taken as part of a fashion layout for Metromode Magazine.


Martini Time

This photo of model, Stephen Montez was taken as part of a fashion layout for Metromode Magazine.


Environmental Portrait

Environmental Portrait

An environmental portrait is a portrait of someone that tells a story of who they are. I.E. portraits of people in their own environments. This Portrait of artist, Brighton Daugherty in his studio at The Other Side Arts was done in 2005 . Brighton is a painter who’s work is informed by different Asian cultures. […]


Tony

Tony

I shot this photo of Tony sometime last week. I used one large soft box to the left of him one smaller soft box to his right and a fill light behind me. I really like the expression on his face in this shot.


Starring Role

Starring Role

The image of the light bulb has long had a starring role in my work. I am drawn back to it’s shape and symbols time and time again. Perhaps we’ll live in a world where this type of light bulb no longer exists. However, I don’t believe the shape and symbolic meanings behind it will […]


Costco Sunset

Costco Sunset

The other day I was heading to Costco for some of the usual staples and I noticed this sunset from the parking lot. I try to make it a habit to always have my camera with me, and on that day, I did. I took about 6 captures and this was my favorite. I used […]


Flower Bed

Flower Bed

As I continue this year, committed to posting one new image each day for 365 days, I would like to begin introducing other aspects of my work. I often use my photography as a starting place rather than an end. I merge the images into drawings, paintings and serigraph prints through a variety of techniques. […]


Never too many shoes!

Never too many shoes!

Today, I shot some photography of some great jewelry by Aurora artist, Kim Harrell. I love these red pump earrings! They are too cute. You need to buy your loved ones these earrings. And if you want to browse some more beautiful jewelry check out Iturralde Diamonds Jewelry. They have the most beautiful jewelry at […]


Bert Hölldobler and Edward O. Wilson in the rain by Tobias Rehberger

Bert Hölldobler and Edward O. Wilson in the rain by Tobias Rehberger

Yesterday, we visited the “Embrace” exhibit at the Denver Art Museum. This piece by Tobias Rehberger was my favorite of the exhibit. Tobias was able to break down the normal rules of not interacting or touching the art. You make your way through this maze of bungee cords to find little pockets or rooms where […]


Jeff Ball interviewed for Photo Martini Club

Jeff Ball interviewed for Photo Martini Club

The Photo Martini Club gives a toast to member, Jeff Ball. As the founder and creative director for The Other Side Arts (TOSA), Ball has taken a tremendous role in society and the arts. From photography to various different mediums such as screen printing and painting, Ball is a master at his craft. In my […]


Against the Stream

Against the Stream

Marilyn Tucker of Denver Jogs against the steam near Six Flags Elitch Gardens on Tuesday afternoon February 7,2006. (PHOTO/JEFF BALL)


Potato Love

Potato Love

Tonight is the opening reception for one of my favorite art openings, The Potato Show at The Other Side Arts. All of the work in the show is either made with potatoes or are inspired by potatoes. In 2002 , I conceived the show as a fun way to both create art around a common […]


Enlightened

Enlightened

This back lit image was used originally for a lgbt art show at The Other Side Arts. For many years, I tried to give lgbt artists in the Denver area a venue to show their work. The goal was to engage the lgbt community in dialogue through art.


Social Construct

Social Construct

Gender is a subject that many people look at in terms of black and white. I have always questioned our societal views of what it means to male or female, masculine or feminine. Much of my work deals with the blurred lines between these ideas. I truly believe that gender is a social construction created […]


Masculine Deconstruction

Masculine Deconstruction

Here is another example of deconstructing masculinity. Finding the blurred line between masculine and feminine. I love the cool colors and extreme angle of this piece. The model is Damon and styled by Armando Guerra.


Days are numbered.

Days are numbered.

This plant totally reminds me of Audrey 2 from Little Shop of Horrors. I can’t wait until Spring when I can start gardening again. This year will be my first full growing season in our new house. Winter, your days are numbered!


Saul

Saul

I’ve always liked this shoot with my friend Saul. He was very comfortable in front of the camera. I miss those old doors to my studio at The Other Side Arts. I often got lost in the layers of paint. As a matter of fact you may see that texture in a macro shot in […]


Creative Process

Creative Process

Watching an artist create is always a fascinating process. Every artist approaches art and art making in unique ways. This photo of artist, Dean McCready was taken at an artist retreat in Conifer, Co.  Dean uses music as part of his creative process. He has specific music that he listens to that facilitates his creative […]